Purchasing a home can be exciting and fun experience but, also very can be stressful process at the same time. When you consider purchasing a residential property for yourself and/or your family, there are few things you need to think about before, during and after.

Steps in Purchasing Your Home

In my opinion, it is very important to choose the right realtor. Your experience of purchasing a home will be that much more enjoyable if you have an agent you know has your interest as their number one priority.

Second Step, Is figuring out all of the costs. There are many unknown expenses other than the house price, and it is always a good idea to speak to your bank and mortgage broker prior to your decision of purchasing a new home. This will give you an idea of what you can afford and what are all the other costs which are involved with the purchase.
A Mortgage specialist can assess your current financial situation and give you an advice on what to expect when you get a mortgage.

The Next step, You may want to consider your current and the next 3-5 years future plan for you and your family. This will give you an idea of where and what type of house you need to purchase. Based on the your financial affordability and your needs, you can now start shopping for your new home!
At this point your realtor plays a key role for your journey. As a Surrey and Langley area specialist, Sophia can give you an overview of the whole area. The overview will include schools, distance to work, public transit, average price of homes and demographic of the area.
As everyone's needs and desires are different, and you will want a realtor who is an expert in those specific areas and with enough knowledge and experience.

Lastly, when you find your dream home, your realtor can help you through the whole process on your behalf. Sophia can explain this process and will follow up with you. She loves to help with you with the complete journey of your home purchase.

PLEASE contact Sophia if you consider buying your home in Surrey and Langley area.


  • Choosing the wrong mortgage
  • Buying a new car
  • Run up their Credit Card
  • Change or quit their job or go maternity leave
  • Not knowing the neighborhood
  • Under estimating the full cost of buying a home
  • Counting on appreciation
  • Using “Uncle Bob” as a Home inspector
  • Being influenced by “The Market”
  • NOT choosing to hire a buyer’s agent to protect their own interest

  • Contact Sophia if you need more detail explanation about the above mistakes

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