RE/MAX Professional

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How long does the buying process take?
  • Will I get my earnest money back if the contract is not accepted?
  • What is the process to get my earnest money back if the contract is accepted and the home inspection finds an issue?
  • Should I lock in my interest rate or should I float?
  • When will I get the keys?
  • What happens at the closing?
  • What monies will I need to come with?
  • Is the closing date on my contract guaranteed?
  • How long does the home inspection take?
  • Do I really need to have the home inspected?
  • How much should I offer on a home?
  • When should I make an offer?
  • How many homes does the average buyer look at?
  • How often do you find the perfect property on the first day (80-10-10 rule)?
  • Is there anything I should NOT do during the house hunting process?
  • What is the likelihood of a multiple offer situation?
  • What can we do to help the chances of my offer being accepted?
  • Can I go and look at homes without you with me?
  • Can I just call the number on the sign if I see a house I am interested in?
  • Is there one website that will show the most accurate information about homes available?
  • Can we look at homes while I am in the process of getting approved for a mortgage?