Home Buying Steps



The Westport Advantage Fort Wayne Buying Process makes planning your new-build home easy! With the help of your Westport new home design team, the details fall into place. We will guide you step by step so you feel confident and informed throughout the process.

Where do you want to live? Westport offers some of the best communities, conveniently located near shopping, dining and top-rated schools. Additionally, many of our communities offer desirable amenities such as pools, parks, walking paths and lawn maintenance.

What’s your style? Westport offers a wide variety of floor plans with flexible living spaces to meet your specific needs.

Ready to get started? One of our experienced new home Sales Consultants will guide you through the paperwork and explain our worry-free process.



Working with one of our new-build home Decorating Consultants, you will get to design your home with your individuality and daily routine in mind. Get inspired to get the most out of your design appointment. Bring in samples or photos of your preferred home exteriors, color schemes, paint and décor to our design center. You will find hundreds of choices to make your home your own.



Westport Homes’ preferred lenders offer competitive rates and a wide variety of loan types and programs for qualified new home buyers. We have chosen to work with the best lenders in the business to assure your process is smooth and worry-free. They will work within your budget to help make your dream of homeownership a reality. As an added bonus for working with our preferred lenders, Westport will cover a portion of your closing costs.

Understanding your Options: Fixed Rate, Variable Rate and Government Loans such as FHA, Conventional and VA loans are available. Let our loan experts guide you along the best route.

Making your Loan Application: At this stage, you will apply for your new home loan. Your credit score and standing are factored into this process. Once the program is established, next steps include providing documentation such as paystubs and tax returns and figuring your down payment, if applicable. Lines of communication will stay open to ensure a successful process.

Purchase price
Please enter here the amount you expect to pay for a home.
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Down payment
Down payment is cash that you pay upfront for your home.
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Term in years
Number of years you have to pay.
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Interest rate (per year)
The percentage of interest that you will pay on your mortgage for a specific term.
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Property tax
Enter your property tax here if you know it.
per year
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Home insurance
Most lenders require home insurance. Enter its price here.
per year
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PMI is Private Mortgage Insurance which is usually required to pay if your Down payment less than 20%.
per month
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Your total monthly payment


Principal & Interest


Once your mortgage pre-approval is in place, the stages of your new home building process can begin. Items such as site surveys and building permits are ordered, and floor plans are prepared. These will be reviewed during your first meeting with the construction superintendent. Your new Westport home is constructed according to our high building standards and under the watchful eye of our experienced construction team. You will join us for four on-site meetings throughout the process, and our team will be readily available to address all of your questions and concerns.


Closing Day

Closing Day

You are finally ready to move into your new Westport Home! Our closing team will have everything ready for a worry-free closing. Our experts will guide you through the paperwork to ensure understanding. You will be given the keys to your new home so the fun can begin!

After the paint dries Westport Homes is committed to homeowner confidence and peace of mind at every stage of the buying process and beyond. We provide a third party new home warranty to ensure your peace of mind. QBW is backed by Liberty Mutual, one of the largest insurance companies in the world. Rest assured, with their financial stability, should you ever have the need, they will be there. Be sure to contact us for your 90-day and 11-month warranty service.

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