If you’re trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home, you’re probably weighing a few different factors. The financial benefits of homeownership might be one of the reasons you want to make a purchase if you're a renter, but the ...Read More
If you are relocating to San Francisco's Bay Area, you will find an abundance of housing options available. We here at Bay Area Modern would welcome the opportunity to use our knowledge of the area to help you sort through the possibilities and find a community and a home that is a great fit for you.
As a newcomer to the Bay Area, one of the first things you'll need to do is familiarize yourself with the area. To get you started, we have put together a comprehensive overview of the towns and cities in the Bay Area. With our guide, you can get a feel for what might work for you with regard to location, lifestyle, and housing preferences.
As you explore the various communities in the Bay Area, you'll also want to contemplate the decision to either purchase or rent a home in the Bay Area.
To the uninitiated, the home buying process in California's Bay Area can seem like a bewildering maze. Our job at Bay Area Modern is to make this process as straightforward and uncomplicated as possible. By taking a moment to look at each step independently, the entire process becomes much easier to understand.
There are ten general steps, from start to finish, in buying a home. You must establish a budget, get pre-approval for a loan, engage your Bay Area Modern real estate agent, preview homes, make an offer, negotiate with the seller, have the property inspected, obtain appraisals and finalize your loan, close the deal, and collect the keys to your new home. This might sound a bit intimidating, but remember that your Bay Area Modern agent will be by your side every step of the way.
You can explore each of these Bay Area home buying steps in detail right now — we'd encourage you to start online right now by visiting Step 1: Establish a Budget.