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Buying a Home

Getting Started

We highly recommend contacting us for a buyer consultation to go over the entire purchase process, your specific needs and the services provided to you by your Lookup Realty agent via our Priority Client Program.

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Home Purchase Checklist

  • Determine your needs, how many bedrooms, how many bathrooms?  Which neighborhood in San Diego do you want to focus on?
  • Determine your budget and if you need to sell your current property or if renting review your lease for termination date and notice requirements.
  • Full Loan Approval from a Loan Officer and Lender that are known to perform well on purchase loans.  
  • A comprehensive consultation with our team of real estate professionals to review your search requirements, custom technology setup discuss current market conditions, review sample contracts and to help determine where to focus your search.

Home Purchase Process Home Purchase Process


The home purchase process has many steps that go way beyond viewing homes online. Lookup Realty agents assist clients throughout the process.

Major Steps include:

  • Forming a financing plan including acquiring pre-approval documents
  • Assist you with questions on homes listed on SDLookup.com
  • Create a custom search and personalized website based on your specific requirements.
  • Schedule showing appointments
  • Tour properties with you, sometimes previewing on your behalf
  • Draft and submit offers
  • Negotiate terms with the seller via seller's agent
  • Navigate inspections and the potential repair request process
  • Make the property available for inspectors, contractors, appraisers and other professionals that you engage to close on the property successfully