The Home Buying Process | ReeceNichols
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The Homebuying Process

Guiding you to a rewarding home buying and selling experience.

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Contact your ReeceNichols agent

Contact your ReeceNichols agent to discuss your wants/needs and timeline.

Determine how much house you can afford

At the same time, your ReeceNichols agent can put you in touch with a HomeServices Lending loan officer for a free pre-approval. Knowing your pre-approval not only helps you narrow your search but shows sellers you are a motivated buyer.

Set up a Home Match account

Set up a custom Home Match account to begin researching available homes in your desired community. Our website updates every 15 minutes with the most up-to-date property information. You’ll even receive alerts of new listings before they are available to the public!

Preview Homes

Your ReeceNichols agent can set up showings of homes of interest. ReeceNichols also host a special Open House Celebration weekend each month giving you the chance to view 100s of open houses over the course of one weekend.

Visit the community

Moving to a new area means a new grocery store, restaurants, parks and even a new commute to work – a lifestyle change. Visit your selected community to get a feel for the area. Doing a trial commute to work can even help narrow down homes of interest.

Make an Offer

Once you’ve found THE one, your ReeceNichols agent will prepare the offer to purchase and review all the details.

Negotiate the Offer

After the contract is submitted your agent will use their expertise to negotiate the purchase of the home and communicate with you every step of the way.

Finalize the contract and mortgage paperwork

Now that the seller has agreed to all of the terms, the paperwork, inspections and mortgage will be finalized. Reece & Nichols Insurance will provide quotes for home owners insurance protecting your new home, and largest investment. Begin packing and planning for moving day!

Closing Day

The day has come. With the help of Kansas City Title, your agent will be by your side on closing day as you sign the paperwork to purchase your new home.

Move in!

Now it’s time to make your house a home with your own personal touches and memories.

Never Finished

Your agent and ReeceNichols are never finished. While your home purchase is complete, your agent is a continued resource for home related questions.


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Guiding you to a rewarding home buying and selling experience.