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Ready to start your home-buying journey? We're here to guide you from consultation to closing. Get started by browsing Santa Rosa Plateau homes for sale, viewing upcoming open houses, neighborhood information, public school rankings, and more.

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Buy local with locals

La Cresta is more than just our speciality - it is our home. As locals, we'll guide you through every step of the home-buying process.

Exclusive access

In competitive real estate markets like the Santa Rosa Plateau, access can be the difference between forever searching - or finally securing your dream home.

Proven process

At La Cresta Real Estate, we believe process makes perfect. Our process ensures you'll enjoy a smooth buying experience from start to finish.

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Frequently asked

The amount you can afford depends on your income, credit history, current monthly expenses, downpayment, and the mortgage interest rate. Lenders use these factors to determine your loan amount.

The first step is getting pre-approved for a mortgage. This involves a lender evaluating your financial situation to determine how much they are willing to lend you, which gives you a budget for your home purchase. La Cresta Real Estate can recommend various lenders if you prefer.

It varies, but many conventional loans require a minimum of 5% down. FHA loans can go as low as 3.5%. Some special programs even offer 0% down for qualified buyers.

Closing costs are fees associated with completing the real estate transaction, including loan processing, title insurance, and escrow fees, typically ranging from 2% to 5% of the purchase price.

Yes, price negotiation is a standard part of the home buying process. La Cresta Real Estate will help you make a competitive offer based on comparable homes and market conditions.

If the inspection uncovers issues, you can negotiate with the seller to have them make repairs, reduce the sale price, or you may choose to walk away from the deal if the problems are significant and the seller is unwilling to budge.

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