First-Time Home Buyers

If you made your way to this page it means you have already completed the first step of the home buying process... Beginning to educate yourself.

Becoming a home owner is no small task. For most of us it is arguably one of the biggest purchases and overall decisions we make throughout our lives. Every person is unique and always has a different story so we strongly believe in creating a personal and comfortable environment with all of our clients. 
By recognizing that different people have different needs, we at teamBurak are able to tailor your home buying experience to fit your life. There is no way around the fact that it will seem overwhelming at first but when you choose to work with us, you will find out right away that we are committed to making the process as easy and stress-free as possible! 

Below is brief overview of the steps involved throughout the home buying process and a glimpse into what you can expect when working with teamBurak:

  1. Begin to educate yourself
  2. Decide you are ready and that it is time to buy
  3. Obtain pre-approval for a mortgage
  4. Consider the final closing costs
  5. Set your true budget including these costs
  6. Decide on needs, wants, preferences 
  7. Begin the process of physically finding homes of interest
  8. Select affordable areas of interest
  9. Select homes to view
  10. Make an offer
  11. Have the deposit ready
  12. Mortgage approval
  13. Appraisal
  14. RPR and Title Insurance
  15. Remove the conditions
  16. Lawyer prepares documents
  17. Insurance
  18. Utilities
  19. Release of the keys
  20. Walk-through and possession

If you found this information useful, you will love what teamBurak has to offer.

Send us a text, email, or call...

Our agent's love to get in touch with people at all stages of the home buying process!


We also encourage you to take a look at our MORTGAGE CALCULATOR to further explore your financial options.
Ready to start looking in to properties? Feel free to use our PROPERTY SEARCH to see what's currently out there!

Get In Touch

Terry & Derek Burak

Mobile: Derek: 780-691-0549

Phone: Terry: 780-916-8639


Office Info

Royal Lepage Arteam Realty

#203 14101 West Block Drive  Edmonton,  AB  T5N1L5 

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