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John Lee Realty is your source for buying a home in Los Angeles County, California. Our passion is to provide a world-class service that is unparalleled. John is committed to you from the initial meeting until closing day, and beyond. Buying a home can be an overwhelming process at times, especially for first-time homebuyers. Let John Lee Realty help you buy your dream home quickly and easily.

Below you will find the important steps in the home buying process.

First-Time Home Buyers Guide

1. Meet With John 
John will listen to your needs, understand your lifestyle, and respect your timeline. Your wants and needs are crucial in determining the right home for you. It is important to determine this early in the process to ensure we are on the same page as we research availability in the market.

2. Find Your Lender
John Lee Realty understands that the market shifts quickly, especially in Los Angeles County. Getting your finances under control and pre-qualifying through local lenders prior to viewing a home will give you the advantage when it comes time to place an offer on a property.

3. Find Your Dream Home
We will work with you to find available homes, identify if they are a good fit for you, and schedule a time to view the property. This includes open houses as well as virtual tours. This step can take as long as it needs to take, and is determined by what’s available in the market. 

4. Make An Offer
After we identify an ideal property and determine it is the home for you, we will draft a written offer to be presented to the seller. John will provide expert opinion on best practices when drafting the letter and provide insight and explain the offering process

5. Home Inspections & Financing Deadlines
When your offer has been accepted and you’re successfully putting a home under contract, John will assist you in the inspection process as well as ensuring all financial deadlines are met with the lender and appraiser. 

6. Closing
We will help coordinate with the appropriate parties in preparation for closing. All appropriate documents will be drafted and presented, and you will have time to review these documents as they are presented to you. John will assist in reviewing these documents and educate you as needed. 

7. Final Walk-Through
We will be by your side as you complete a final walk-through of the property to make sure it’s in the same condition as you initially saw it. 

8. Closing Day
Time to celebrate! We will attend the closing with all funds and signed documents. The completion of this step ensures the home is officially in your name.


Have any questions? Contact John Lee Realty today if you would like to learn more about the home buying process or would like to ask any questions.