Buying A Home

We will show you the steps to buying a home in the state of Minnesota and walk you through the process.

Buying A Home #1: The Why

Ready to buy a home in Minnesota? We ask our clients why they are moving? We find out about their wants and needs. Then, we will lay out a plan just for you. We will talk about your timing of when you want to move. Finally, we will discuss what type of home you are looking for, and we will look at the inventory to find your perfect home.

The Why Video

Buying A Home #2: Pre-Approval

We want you to have a stress-free buying process, so we provide lenders for you. We want you to be comfortable with your house payment, and this helps us find the right home for you. We are available to you all day and all night to view houses. We will provide you the best chance to find you a home you love.

Pre-Approval Video

Buying A Home #3: Writing the Offer

You have found the right home and now it is time to write an offer. Earnest money is typically 1-2%. We have 4 or 5 strategies that we will use to make your offer stand out from others. We will talk contingency and inspection when it comes to the offer. The Seck Group will help you win the offer and get into your Minnesota dream home.

Writing the Offer Video

Buying A Home #4: Inspection

A home inspection costs about $350-$600 depending on the size of the home. We also want to test Radon, which is a 2-day test. The priority of an inspection is structural, mechanical, and safety. We like to focus on the big picture. We have the buyer come the last hour of the inspection to get a full report. We are here to negotiate and get the best final price for you.

Inspection Video

Buying A Home #5: Steps To Close

There are many steps to close on your home in Minnesota. 1. Appraisal from the lender to determine if the house is priced properly for what we are offering. 2. Lender will provide final underwriting letter. 3. Set up utilities - Edina Realty provides a system called Updater to make this process easy for you. 4. Final Walk-through - the best part! We will help you with any issues to make sure you have a smooth transaction.

Steps To Close Video

Buying A Home #6: The Closing

After the walk-through we have the closing which will take about an hour. Do not forget your drivers license and that we have funds (either a wire or a certified check). We sign papers, you loan is funded and the keys are then handed over to you! Congratulations on being a new Minnesota home owner, and thank you for working with the Seck Group.

The Closing Video

Status Definitions

For sale: Properties which are available for showings and purchase

Active contingent: Properties which are available for showing but are under contract with another buyer

Pending: Properties which are under contract with a buyer and are no longer available for showings

Sold: Properties on which the sale has closed.

Coming soon: Properties which will be on the market soon and are not available for showings.

Contingent and Pending statuses may not be available for all listings