Buyer FAQ's

1. Why should I use Space Simply and the Charter House Team over other realty agencies?

At Space Simply, we run on a 'client always comes first basis.' Our goal is to help you achieve the best possible deal on the best possible home for your current and future real estate needs. Our real estate agents understands what you, the buyer, are looking for and are dedicated to finding you the home of your dreams in the most efficient way possible.

2. How can Space Simply and the Charter House Team simplify the home buying process?

We are dedicated to providing all of the tools and expertise necessary to ensure that your home buying experience is seamless, all the way to closing on your dream home. With our in-depth understanding of the Des Moines area (this includes highly-desirable suburbs like Ankeny, Waukee, Johnston, West Des Moines, and Urbandale), we help simplify the home buying process by finding the home of your dreams in a timely fashion, saving you money through effective pricing negotiation, and navigating you through the closing process.

3. I have bought a home before, how will you guys differ from other agencies?

For previous home buyers, we understand you have been through the process before, and you know what to expect. We will work to get you the best price possible on your new home, while being available to answer any questions you may have in a timely fashion. Our flexible hours and skilled staff set our customer service apart and provide you with the best experience possible.

4. How do I get started as a first time home buyer?

The experienced and dedicated Space Simply team will walk you through the home buying process, no matter your level of experience! Getting started is as easy as filling out the contact form below. After submitting the form, a member of our team will reach out to you to collect additional information and talk you through everything that comes next. We look forward to helping you take in the whole process of buying a home !

5. How do I get a home loan as a new home buyer?

We know that the home buying process can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to understanding the home loan aspect. But have no fear - for a helpful breakdown of the home loan process refer to our blog: How to Get a Home Loan: The Mortgage Process.

6. What are the home buying steps?

There are five key steps to buying a home in any market. We have broken these steps down in our handy and simple 5-step home buying guide.

7. What is the transactional cost of buying or selling a home?

When buying or selling a home, there are many people involved throughout the process. From the realtor, to the appraiser, to the lawyer, there will be many people needed throughout the transaction. For further help breaking down and expanding on the process, refer back to our blog: Breakdown: Transaction Costs of Buying or Selling a Home. The majority of costs when buying a home is associated with the buyer's lending expenses (closing costs/etc.). We will structure any offer to make sure as many of those buyer expenses are covered by the seller.

8. What is the flexibility/availability for Space Simply and the Charter House Team to show me homes?

We are available to show you homes or meet throughout the home buying process at any time. Let us know when and where and we will do our very best to be available.

9. What geographic areas does Space Simply and the Charter House Team serve?

We are available for any of your real estate needs throughout Central Iowa.

10. What is the pricing structure of Space Simply and the Charter House Team?

It is absolutely free to utilize us as you find your dream home. All fees and costs are taken care of by the home seller during closing.

11. Are there any additional agent fees?

No, there are no fees involved for home buyers while we help you get the best deal on your new home.