From developing your budget to signing your name on the dotted line, learn more about the home buying process.
Preparing to Buy a Home in St. Louis, MO
Buying a home can be one of the most exciting experiences of your life. This can be true whether you’ve purchased several homes or you’re preparing to buy for the first time. With a great plan and the help of a trusted RE/MAX® Integrity professional, you can make an informed decision about your next home. Whether you're trying to find the perfect home, get everything on your wishlist or you need to stick to your budget, our agents understand how to help you navigate the home buying process.
Our guide breaks down the steps of buying a home so you can start the process feeling confident and prepared. From developing your budget to signing your name on the dotted line, you’ll find helpful tips right here. Plus, we are here to help every step of the way. Please feel free to contact our staff with any questions you have about getting your home search started.
Your Home Buying Guide
The Tools to Help You Find Your Home
Once you’ve defined your home search goals, discussed them with your RE/MAX® agent, and have spoken with a mortgage professional to see what your buying power is — you’re ready to find your dream home! In addition to our local knowledge of the current market, we offer online tools that can help make your initial search as easy as possible.
Use Interactive Features to Search
We know that location plays an important role in the home buying process. Use the map search available on our website to view homes located in or near the area you love. Create an account and start saving searches to ensure you're always alerted when something in your wheelhouse gets listed.Start Your Search
Get to Know the Neighborhood
Feel confident and informed about your neighborhood choice! On any listing page, you can learn more about the communities you are interested in, including a breakdown of the local population, school ratings and more. With these tools, you'll feel like you've lived there for years!
Create a RE/MAX.COM Account
Sign up for an account on our website to save searches, favorite homes you love, receive real time property alerts, and more. RE/MAX® is committed to providing consumers with tools that help make searching for homes and navigating the real estate process easier.Create Your Account Here
Download Our RE/MAX Mobile App
Available for iOS and Android devices, our app brings the same experience found on our website to your smartphone or tablet. Save searches, favorite listings and schedule showings — all while on the go!Download the App Here