Buyers, are you prepared to buy your dream home?


If so, then you should be able to answer 'YES' to the following questions and start buying Today!:





































































































































































 QUESTIONS:  YES  NO
 1. Have you already decided on the month/year that you are planning to buy your dream home?    
 2. Have you established your maximum purchase amount...the amount you don't want to exceed?    
 3. Do you know the maximum amount you are willing to pay monthly for your mortgage payment (principal & interest + real estate taxes + property insurance)?    
 4. If you require financing, have you started your mortgage loan prequalification application, with your preferred lender, and obtained your 'conditional' preapproval letter?    
 5. Do you know which city, county, town, or neighborhood you would like to move to and why?    
 6. Have you decided if you are buying a new construction or resale home older than 10 years?    
 7. Have you decided whether or not you are buying land and placing a manufactured home on site?    
 8. Have you considered how much you are willing to pay for homeowners association dues if you move to a subdivision that requires monthly or annual payments?    
 9. Do you know the minimum sq.ft. required in your new home's living space?    
 10. Do you know the minimum # of bedrooms or # of full/half bathrooms you will need?    
 11. Have you decided if you would be happy with a 0.50 acre lot or would you like to have more than 1 acres?    
 12. Are you prepared to pay a Due Diligence Fee (DDF), to a Seller, if they accept your purchase offer and remove their property off the market while you conduct inspections?    
13. Are you prepared to pay an Earnest Money Deposit (EMD), to an Escrow Agent, as representation of your good faith to proceed with the purchase of a Seller's home?    
 14. Are you prepared to pay for an appraisal, as required by your mortgage lender, prior to closing?    
 15. Are you prepared to pay for a residential home inspection before closing?    
 16. Are you prepared to pay for a radon test before closing?    
 17. Are you prepared to pay for a well inspection and water quality testing before closing?    
 18. Are you prepared to pay for a wood-destroying insect (termite) inspection before closing?    
 19. Are you prepared to pay for a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) inspection before closing?    
 20. Are you prepared to pay for a pool or spa inspection before closing?    
 21. Are you prepared to pay for a septic system inspection before closing?    
 22. Are you prepared to pay for a risk assessment or inspection for the presence of lead-based paint and/or lead-based hazards before closing?    
 23. Are you open to purchasing a home warranty for your new home?    
 24. Do you know which insurance company you will engage to insure your new home and provide you with a quote for the annual property insurance premium?    
 25. Do you know if your mortgage loan lender or property insurance insurer will require you to purchase flood insurance?    
 26. Have you decided if you are going to request a land survey on your property site?    
 27. Will you be prepared to request and negotiate, with a Seller, repairs or replacements recommended in your inspection reports?    
 28. Will you be 'mentally' prepared to make the decision to either terminate your purchase offer, prior to the end of your due diligence period, or proceed with the purchase of a Seller's home?    
 29. Are you prepared to pay, an average of 2%-3% of your home's purchase price, in closing costs?    
 30. Do you know which law firm or title company you will engage to represent you, as the Buyer, in your real estate purchase transaction?    
 31. Now, are you ready to hire DataKey By Alethea as your Exclusive Buyer-Agent and start the process for buying your dream home?