At Next Step Realty, we use technology and expertise to help guide you home. We hire the top agents in Maryland creating a seamless, high level experience for our clients to successfully navigate the real estate buying process. We understand that your home is your most valuable asset and take this process seriously, helping you select the perfect home to meet your dream home goals. When you partner with a Next Step Agent, you are not just hiring an agent, but the entire brokerage as your real estate partner for life. Next Step Realty has a reputation for successful closings and happy clients, just check out our over 2,000 five star reviews!
When you work with a Next Step Realty agent, the relationship doesn’t end at the settlement table. As your realtors for life, our agents have a network of vetted professionals to assist with upgrades to your home that can add long-term value. Whether you’re looking for the latest trends in paint colors, have title questions, or want to know more about refinancing, we are your resource. Our brokerage is happy to serve you, along with your family and friends, long-term!
When you work with a Next Step Agent, you receive support from over 120 agents. We work together to give our clients the best possible home-buying experience. Your dedicated agent has access to a team of expert showing agents to make sure someone is always available to show you homes, even when they aren't. We offer full time client concierge and admin support staff in three convenient offices to support you each step of the way! Your agent will walk you through each step of the process with clear communication and timelines so you can buy a home stress-free.
With over 120 agents, our clients have exclusive access to off-market inventory throughout Maryland. Visibility to our exclusive off-market inventory gives you access to thousands of homes that will sell before ever hitting the market. In the most competitive markets, this leverage gives our clients access to buy their dream home before it’s available to competing buyers.
Get Pre-Approved With Our Preferred Lender
We connect you with our preferred local lender to shop competitive interest rates, available grants, and options to lower fees. From there, you'll get pre-approved and be ready to start searching for your dream home.
We structure the transaction to best fit your financial situation. Whether it's asking for closing cost help or negotiating a lower sales price, we will find the solution that best fits your needs. We are prepared to find the right loan program with competitive rates and low down payments for you.
To make an offer on your future home, we will analyze market data to ensure you are getting the best price possible.
Proven negotiation tactics. Most advanced search tools to help you identify homes. Guaranteed agent available to best fit your schedule.
What is the first step?
Getting pre-approved is the first step in any home purchase. Once we gain a better understanding of your financing options and available programs, we'll set up a custom search for you!
What are closing costs when buying a home?
Closing costs vary by location and type of financing. You can anticipate, on average, 3.5% closing costs. If you're looking for a more accurate estimate of closing costs, our preferred local lender can pull a breakdown of expenses for any home you find interesting.
How long does it take to buy a home?
We work on your timeline! Whether you're looking to buy in a year or looking to buy this month, we are here to support all of your home-buying needs.
What can I afford?
By getting pre-approved with our preferred local lender, we'll be able to properly assess what you can afford based on your monthly income, expenses, debt-to-income ratio, and down payment.