Steps to buying a house

The best time to buy a house is five years ago, and the second-best time is right now! And yes, while that may sound so urgent and easy, you need to first consider some factors before choosing to procures home. Be like a soldier who before going to war makes sure all his gears are intact and complete before engaging battle. Now buying a home is such a blessing, but first you need to enforce 5 major steps before venturing into home buying, so it doesn’t become a curse. Here are 5 steps to help you decide how to buy a house.

Assess your finances:

Check all your financial records, reconcile it with your present earnings and determine if you can favorably go for a home purchase without breaking the bank or running into default and foreclosure.


Start by making extensive research.
Research on locality, projects, legal and Landmarks, etc. Buying a house isn’t a spot decision, it takes time and effort to conclude upon what to buy, where to buy and how to buy. This isn’t an easy task but can be fun if done methodically and with the right approach. is a good place to start.


Now, you need to get the best property advice. Put together a good team to help you do this. Get a licensed realtor or associate who can give you the best advice on a property that will actually suit your peculiar needs. Employ the services of a Lawyer to help crosscheck all legalities to make sure you won’t have any underlying legal issues after purchasing a property. You also need to get a good surveyor who will help crosscheck the authenticity of the survey documents of the property to save you from false surveys that will attract government encumbrances.

Get a home inspection:

It is true you’ve seen a home online that suits your peculiar needs and you seem interested in this property, but now is the time you get to see it for real.  Book an inspection, and make sure to physically inspect the property to ascertain that you will be getting exactly what was presented to you online. Once the property meets your taste and budget, you’re ready for the next move.

Closing on the purchase:

Chi ching!!!

Now, it’s time for your money to do the talking.
Ensure that you have the correct payment details of the company listing the home. This is very important to avoid costly mistakes or scams. Once you have verified the correct account details, make the payment, close the deal, and the home is yours. Also look out for ancillary fees like service charges, development levies, Contract of Sales and the likes.

Buying a home is not a walk in the park. You must put in the work, the research, and make sure you’re buying from a reputable real estate company, so you’re absolutely certain you’re buying not just a home, but ultimate peace of mind. 🤗

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