Buying a home is a big decision. The home buying process is complex and it entails one of the largest financial transactions, possibly the largest, you’ll ever make. Here are the basic steps to guide you through the process.
Before you start looking for a home, it’s important to get pre-approved for many reasons. The most important reason is so you know how much home you can afford. Taking this step also shows sellers that you are a credible buyer, and it allows you to act quickly when you find the right home.
Find an Agent
It’s important to choose a real estate agent you feel comfortable with, and one who’s experienced and knowledgeable about the local market. You’ll want a professional who will offer expert advice so you can make the best decisions for you. At ERA Cape Real Estate, we provide excellence in buyer representation services and we will represent your best interests and your concerns. Read our guide on how to find the right real estate agent.
Read ERA Cape's Home Buying Tips
Review our home buying articles to get tips from our local Cape Cod area experts. We’re always happy to share our expertise with you.
Make Your Cape Cod Home Search Easier
- Use our custom MLS search tool: The listings shown on our site are updated daily.
- Save your favorites: Create an account to get email alerts about new listings matching your searches. You can opt out anytime.
- Browse Cape Cod real estate listings by town or by property type. You can also explore all of our recommended search categories.
- How much house can you afford? Use our mortgage calculator to figure out monthly payments of a home mortgage loan.