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Maximum One Realty Greater Atlanta 
DBA DRA Homes 
5041 Dallas Highway, Ste 700, Powder Springs, GA 30127
Office Phone (770)919-8825 ext 318
Agent Phone (770)374-4230  Agent Fax (770)783-1514

All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified. Subject to error, changes, omissions and withdrawals without notice.

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Step 3: Mortgage Pre-Qualification
How much can I spend on my new home?  This is often the first question that needs to be answered when considering buying a new home.  Answering this question requires careful consideration and a trusted professional.  We are happy to make recommendations to our lender partners to assist you.
Step 4: Identifying Your Needs
Step 5: Home Search
What are the Steps to Buying a New Home?
Whether you are a first time buyer, need to upgrade or downsize; our services are the right fit!

DRA Homes services Cobb & Paulding Counties: New construction, resale, historic properties, horse properties & active adult communities.

If you have any questions regarding our services or would like more information, please contact us:
Location, schools, pricing, investment potential, amenities, style and so much more.

What is important to you is most important to us!  Complete the Home Buyer Profile to Get Started Now
Probably the most enjoyable part of the home search process for buyers is looking at homes on the internet through the consumer portals.  I would encourage you to stay with professional real estate sites that feed directly from the local listing service, other sites are not as up to date and may lead to frustration as you constantly find yourself falling in love with homes that are no longer available.  Let us help you effectively target just the right home!  Download our MOBILE APP today and begin searching the MLS right from your smart phone or tablet.
Step 7: Due Diligence, Home Inspections & More
Once you have your desired home under contract, there are important timelines that must be followed for the Due Diligence period, appraisal and financing contingencies.  Your agent will assist you every step of the way to ensure that your interests are protected.  While not required, it is highly recommended that every buyer has a professional home inspection, even for new construction.
Step 8: Closing on Your New Home
As you go through the process of purchasing your home, it is important that you remain in control of your finances.  Don't make any large purchases or change jobs during the home buying process.  Closing day is an exciting time, there is no need to be nervous, you'll have all of the information that you need before you ever sit down at the closing table!  Congratulations, you're a home owner!
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Buying a home in Marietta & Powder Springs GA...What you need to know and WHY A BUYER'S AGENT IS IMPORTANT!

We have given you a basic outline above showing the steps that you will take during your home buying process.  

The details and subtle nuances are specific and unique to each transaction.  

Having the assistance of DRA Homes as your Powder Springs buyer's agent will help you take each step and make sure that you:
    *Understand your financing options and the monetary contribution you will be required to make
    *Find the type and style of home in the community or neighborhood that you select
    *Receive the experience of an expert negotiator working on your behalf (important in new construction too!)  
        CAUTION, LISTING AGENTS CAN ONLY LEGALLY REPRESENT THE SELLER!
    *Obtain favorable contract terms, including purchase price, seller's contributions, inspections, repairs, closing and possession dates
    *Manage and ensure compliance with important contract timelines such as inspection contingencies, due diligence, financing contingencies 
        and appraisal contingencies
    *Assist in locating the proper, reputable vendors for lending, home inspections, closing attorneys, insurances, moving, utilities and more
    *Provide a representative to be present and walk you through the closing process, including understanding the HUD-1, title insurance and escrows

Why do you need a buyer's agent?

Many buyers assume that by contacting the listing agent directly, that they will save money.  This is a mistake!  The seller's listing agreement contains the commission which must be paid regardless of the buyer's representation.  

Not having a buyer's agent simply means that you have NO ONE representing you in the transaction.

Commissions are always a concern to both buyers and sellers in Powder Springs & Marietta real estate transactions.  While the conversation tends to be more extensive with sellers, buyers need to know that the SELLER PAYS THE COMMISSION, it is part of their listing agreement.  If we encounter a situation that falls outside of this norm, we will be sure to let you know.  

DRA Homes is committed to full disclosure, if you have a question about commissions, please ask!  We are happy to go over the details with you!

According to Georgia law, without the benefit of a written buyer's agency agreement, all agents represent the seller.  Without the agency agreement, all agents are charged with protecting the interests of the seller and cannot provide information or advice that could be seen as detrimental to the seller's position.

Helping you buy a home in Powder Spring & Marietta is our full-time job!  

Hiring DRA Homes as your buyer's agent will save you time and money!

Remember, our services as your buyer's agent cost you nothing (the seller pays) and we could save you a fortune!

Step 1: Deciding to Buy
Buying a home is one of biggest financial decisions that most people ever make.  There is never a wrong time to buy the right house.  Home ownership creates a sense of pride and accomplishment as well as tangible financial benefits including value appreciation, tax advantages and an automatic savings account!
Step 2: Hire Your Agent
Jenna Dixon has been serving home buyers throughout metro Atlanta for over 14 years.  Jenna specializes in West Cobb & Paulding counties with an emphasis on active adult communities & new construction, she is prepared to assist buyers at every phase of their lives.  "Jenna has an innate ability to understand her client's needs and FIND THAT PERFECT HOME!"
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Step 6: Making an Offer
Now that you've found a home that you want to buy, it's time to make an offer to purchase the home.  As your agent, Jenna Dixon will help you to understand the "value" of the home based on comparable properties that have sold recently, the current market conditions and improvements.  At this time, you will be required to make a monetary "good faith" deposit, also known as earnest money deposit.
The 8 Steps to Buying Your New Home.  The decision to buy a new home, whether you are a first time buyer or seasoned homeowner, is an exciting time.  DRA Homes & Jenna Dixon helps you break down the process into manageable steps.  

We'll be there to assist you along the way with these 8 SIMPLE STEPS TO BUYING YOUR HOME!
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Maximum One Realty Greater Atlanta 
DBA DRA Homes 
5041 Dallas Highway, Ste 700, Powder Springs, GA 30127
Office Phone (770)919-8825 ext 318
Agent Phone (770)374-4230  Agent Fax (770)783-1514

All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified. Subject to error, changes, omissions and withdrawals without notice.

NEW HOME COMMUNITIES - All floorplan, media and attachment marks for new home communities are either trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. All floorplans are the copyright of the respective builder and are subject to error, changes, omissions and withdrawals without notice. All rights reserved.
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