Buying a home is exciting, but it is a huge commitment and can be an overwhelming process. To help ease the stress, we have various tools in place to help you through your home purchase journey! While our goal is to be your dedicated advocate and guide throughout the entire home buying journey and beyond, we also want to equip you with the tools you need to become familiar with and educated about all the steps along the way.

Are you a First Time Buyer?

Buying a home is such a momentous accomplishment and you will always remember your first home! So of course, having a positive experience filled with cherished memories is what all first time buyers strive for! Having the right team and tools in place to help you accomplish this is our goal! And we realize that there is not just one path to homeownership... you are not a template and your home buying experience should not be one either. We have a variety of programs and systems in place to help and guide you on your personal home buying journey. Check out all of the tools we have and then contact us to help you best implement them to realize your dream of home ownership.

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WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
Laura is exceptional! She helped my husband and I find our house after moving from Illinois! It was a long process, and she was with us every step of the way. She is honest, knowledgeable and trustworthy. I would highly recommend Laura 100%!

— Suzy M.

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I could not recommend Laura and Katie enough! They mad first time home buying such a breeze and ensured to help us through every step of the way. All of our questions and concerns were answered thoroughly and in a timely manner to make this purchase smooth and easy. We will consistently recommend them to other for their home buying needs!

— Taylor F.

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Laura is a phenomenal agent who made my transition to AZ as smooth as it can be. In this competitive market, she not only found a home that suits my needs but ensured that my best interest is protected. She takes care of problems before you realize there are any problems to start with! I cannot recommend her enough. She is absolutely fabulous, and I will most certainly work with her in the years to come.

— Soo K.

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Laura was referred to me by a friend. She came alongside at a difficult time - during the pandemic and the recent passing of my mom. Laura is so knowledgeable, thorough, kind, and incredibly patient. She took the time to answer all of my many questions as we sold my mom's home. She had experience with and understood how to work with a trust. She has a great understanding of the real estate market. I woul...

— Colette N.

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Laura Jewett is an exceptional Realtor. She is a true professional who communicates regularly, gives solid advice (what to fix up and what to leave as-is in order to get the most for your property), and fights for your best interests. It’s obvious why she’s been so successful with her own real estate investments. With her guidance, our home went under contract the first day it was listed for more than as...

— Angelique C.

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One word I would use to discuss my view regarding the quality of work that was put in my Laura Jewett would be superb. With every question I had she had a clear, coherent, and concise answer that I could understand. When I was finished with the home-buying process, I did not feel worn out, stressed, or angered as I have heard so many others have been. Step by step she led me easily through every aspect o...

— Gilbert G.

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When my husband and I moved back to Arizona six years ago, Laura helped us purchase our home. She quickly understood what kind of house we were looking for in our budget. I was so impressed with her deep knowledge of the housing market. When we decided to sell that home, Laura was the first person we called. She knew exactly what price to list the home for maximum financial benefit for us and it sold in ...

— Keith & Heather

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I was referred to Laura Jewett in 2013 by a complete stranger at a coffee shop who had relocated from Oregon to the Valley. She was so thrilled with the process that she couldn't say enough good things. I can't thank that stranger enough. Over the last four years, Laura has found two houses for me and my family one for 236k and another for 1.2M. I received the same attention and stellar service for both ...

— Kimberly & Smith B.

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What you need to know: partner with Laura Jewett to make sure your dreams become a reality! What could be more important than your family and your home? I’m astonished that some people lack an understanding and/or an appreciation for the business behind making your hopes and dreams for your family, a reality. Laura is a true professional; her decades of experience in the area translates into her being ab...

— Lisa

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From the moment we met Laura we immediately felt at ease with her professionalism and vast knowledge of the real estate market, not only from her many years of experience with her clients but also her personal experiences from her real estate projects. We knew that Laura was the best choice for our family to not only sell the house that we had lived in for 20 years but also to help us negotiate the purch...

— Karina J.

Buyer Services

Tune In: Be in the know with the Real Estate Today Podcast presented by one of the top real estate authorities in the world, the National Association of Realtors. There are more than 600 episodes that cover a range of helpful topics from real estate trends, tips, expert interviews, market conditions + more! Get the latest news and information that can help provide an instant connection to the dream of home ownership.

Top 5 Buyer Faqs

Determining how much home you can afford is the first step in the home buying journey. Knowing this and getting prequalified for a loan upfront will streamline your home buying journey and put you in a position to be competitive when you find your perfect home! 

Your lender is an important member of your home buying team, so it is crucial that you put the time and energy needed into this foundational piece of your journey to prevent potentially catastrophic problems down the line. Visit our Partners We Love  section to see the lenders that we know and love and will provide the highest level of customer service and excellence. 

The U.S. Department of Housing and Human Services more commonly referred to as HUD, offers various free resources for homebuyers. This federal agency helps with everything from shopping for a loan, determining how much of a mortgage you can afford, learning your rights as a borrower as well as seeing if you qualify for any special home buying programs.

A home inspection provides the perfect opportunity to get to know your new house better and to identify any potential defects and needed maintenance items. It is a crucial part of the home buying process and allows you to spend more time getting to know your new home than you were likely able to spend before writing an offer on it. Consumer Reports, a leading advocate for consumer rights, provides in depth guides on a variety of topics including how to get the most out of your home inspection.

Protecting Your #1 Asset

Whether you are paying for your home in cash or financing it, homeowners’ insurance is crucial (and required if you are using financing) to help protect what is likely your largest investment. Because of this, most insurance companies provide great buyer resource tools and guides including companies like Allstate, Progressive and State Farm. The Insurance Information Institute also provides helpful information and resources on what insurance typically covers, guides to choosing the right insurance along with other helpful tips.  

Contingencies allow a buyer or seller to void the contract if certain items or contractual contingencies aren’t met. Examples of real estate contingencies are appraisal, inspection, house sale, and loan approval contingencies. Failure to comply with certain contractual contingencies can result in cancellation of the contract, the loss of the earnest money deposit or even potential litigation. For these reasons, it is important to have an experienced REALTOR  at your side to help you understand your rights and navigate the intricacies of the contract to avoid these potential pitfalls.

Closing costs are expenses buyers and sellers are responsible for when the ownership of the property is transferred. Examples of closing costs include recording fees, documentary fees, real estate commission, taxes, prorations, settlement fees, and title insurance. As part of your real estate team, we will work hand-in-hand with the lender and title company to determine what all of your fees will be so that you can make informed decisions and do not have any surprises at the closing table.

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