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For many of you, buying a house is one of the largest purchases you will make in your lifetime. With such a huge purchase, it is so important to make sure you are happy with your new home. Bonnie Spindler will ensure that everything—from the location to the price to the size of the backyard—meets your standards and expectations. Below, you’ll learn exactly how the home buying process works, from the time you decide to buy a house to getting your new keys and calling the place your own. Read on to find out more information about buying a house. We are here to mentor and guide you through each step of the home buying process.

Home Buying Process


Did you know that there are 17 distinct steps involved with buying a home? Negotiations, appraisals, and title searches may be outside of your expertise. We will walk you through each step, while making sure all of your needs and wants are met throughout the whole process.

Choosing a Home

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Location, style, size, features, and price are important considerations when choosing a home. Get tips on how to decide which features are most valuable to you, or deal-breakers. With the help of an experienced realtor, you will have the best chance at getting everything you want.

Making an Offer


How do you make an offer on a home? What paperwork or information is included with your offer? How soon should you place an offer? Should your offer be below, at, or above the asking price? We can answer all of these questions and help you make an offer that cannot be refused.

Mortgage Calculator

Mortgage Application

Before you decide on a house, and especially before placing an offer, you need to know if you can afford the payments that come with it. Use this helpful mortgage calculator to estimate what your mortgage payments might look like. Note: Only your bank can provide you an exact estimate.


Home Buying FAQ


Visit our Home Buying FAQ page to learn why you should use a real estate agent to buy a home. We have answers to questions about real estate terms, inspections, and title insurance. If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for, contact us. We would love to answer any of your questions.