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Existing homes

The most expensive lifetime investment many people make is the purchase of a home. Whether it is a new build or existing property structural and mechanical integrity is paramount. We at Double Portions strive to make sure the American dream does not become a nightmare with a very thorough inspection of your home from the foundation to the roof Our accredit home inspectors follow professional home inspection protocol established by the American Society of Home Inspection. Double Portions personally reviews all details of the property with you to ensure you understand all aspects and are equipped to make an informed decision. In addition to discovering the "true" condition of potential property we work with new buyers by assisting in either the negotiation of a lower purchase price or upgrading and fixing existing problems.

scope of inspection

  • traverse roofs, attics, crawl spaces
  • electrical boxes and wiring
  • furnace heat exchangers, heat pumps and air conditioning
  • operation of installed appliances and equipment
  • basement and crawl space areas
  • structural foundation
  • digital photographs of property
  • electronic and written reports
  • constant communication with client through secure website
  • New and existing home owners
  • RE/MAX
  • Century 21
  • Coldwell Banker/King Thompson
  • Vision Realty
  • Raglin Group, Ltd
  • Art Lee Realty, Inc.
  • The Donald Company Realtors
  • Terry & Company Realtors
  • HER Realtors
  • Affordable Housing
eight steps to home buying
  1. pre-qualify financially Before starting your home hunting have a real estate professional pre-qualify a affordable financial range.

  2. choose a Realtor A Realtor will walk you though the home buying process from search to closing.

  3. determine how much you can afford The Realtor or lender will help you determine the best price range of a home based on your monthly debt/income ratio and your down payment amount.

  4. select your new home This is the most enjoyable but challenging step. First decide your housing needs and then search for your price range.

  5. make an offer Once you find a home that meets your needs and falls within your price range, it is time to make an offer. Your Realtor will help you with your written offer which includes the price you're willing to pay and the purchasing terms

  6. seller accepts your offer Get a Home Inspection! Home inspections and seller disclosure forms are prevalent in today's real estate transactions because more buyers want to know about the condition of a home before buying it. A home inspection is a through evaluation of a property by a professionally trained home inspector to identify current or potential problems with the home.

  7. obtaining financing Your Realtor can give you the name of mortgage lenders who may offer the best combination of rates and services.

  8. closing on your home Documents are signed that will move the title of your property from the seller to you.
Whether you are interested in buying another home or desire an inspection of your current residence call or email Double Portions today to find out how we can offer our services to you at affordable prices.

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