First Time Home Buyers


What kind of home?

What kind of home would you like? What location is best for you? These are just a few questions to consider when deciding what type of home you want. Searching for homes right here on our site will help you get a feel for what is out there.

Get pre-approved

Getting pre-approved is one of the first steps to take and it helps determine what you can afford. Pre-approval speeds the process and ensures you’re prepared and competitive when it comes time to make an offer.

Tour homes

See a home you like online? Jennifer Lemus, your Cascade Team agent is ready to tour homes with you on your schedule. During the tours, she'll have expert advice regarding the property, location and marketplace to help you make an informed choice. 

Make an offer

Jennifer is an expert at preparing and negotiating offers. She pays attention to the details and keep current on negotiating strategies and market conditions to make sure that you get the right deal and the right home.

Inspection and appraisal

After your offer is accepted, it’s on to the inspections and lender’s appraisal. Jennifer is an expert at inspection negotiations. She will also help coordinate so the lender's appraisal is completed on time.


When the closing and possession date rolls around you’ll typically get the keys after the sale is officially recorded with the county. Then the real fun begins. Moving in and decorating your new home is an exciting time!


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