Home buying in Oakland, Piedmont and Berkeley can certainly feel a bit intimidating. Whether you are a First Time Buyer or a Seasoned home-buying veteran, the Oakland, Piedmont and Berkeley market is a unique place where you can find that spacial deal or in some cases get burned in the process. Brian has sold literally hundreds of local homes. And, while every deal is different, Brian’s extensive experience with the local real estate market, complex negotiations as well as property improvements and condition assessments will keep you informed and well represented.
An educated home buyer translates into a happy home owner. If you are a first time home Buyer it is important to know 3 basic components to the process; Market Education, Finding a home and Making Offers and the Inspection /Escrow/Closing process. There are plenty of potentially costly pitfalls along the way, many of which can be avoided with a foresight, experience and proactive planning. Below is an outline of the home buying process at a glance.