Buying a House in Auburn and Opelika - The Key Real Estate Company


Buying a house in Auburn, Opelika and the surrounding areas is a great investment in your future. From classic homes on wooded lots near campus in Cary Woods, to new builds near Tiger Town and Robert Trent Jones Golf Course in Opelika, and everywhere in between, we’re confident you will find the perfect place to call home.

What Does a Real Estate Agent Do for the Buyer?

The home buying process can be stressful and complicated at times, which is why having a real estate agent by your side can be helpful. A real estate agent can guide you through the process of buying a house in Auburn or Opelika, including:

Find properties that fit your budget and needs

Negotiate offers

Recommend local professionals, such as mortgage brokers, real estate attorneys, home inspectors and more

Help navigate potential issues and act as a mediator between buyer and seller

Communicate and keep you in the loop throughout the entire buying process

Tips for Buying a House

Steps to Buying a House

With easy access to Auburn University, beautiful golf courses, great restaurants and nearby big cities, buying a house in Auburn, Opelika and the surrounding areas is life-changing and exciting. Our team of real estate agents can walk you through the steps to buying the perfect home for you and your family:


Begin researching neighborhoods, styles of homes and the market where you’d like to buy a home.


Interview real estate agents and choose one who you believe has your best interests in mind.


Get preapproved for a loan.


Determine how much house you can afford.


Look for homes online and in-person, and make an offer when you find one that meets your needs.


Decide on your loan with the help of a mortgage broker.


Get a home inspection and home appraisal.


Work with your real estate agent to coordinate paperwork and close the sale.

We Would Love to Help You Buy Your Home

The Key Real Estate Company was founded during the uncertain times of the COVID-19 pandemic, so we know the importance of flexibility and commitment to “making it work.” Our team can assist every client in whatever manner is most convenient and comfortable for them.

  • Completely online, virtual home-buying experience
  • In-person meetings, open houses and hand-signed documents
  • Any combination of virtual and in-person communication

We are here to help our clients move through their real estate transaction as seamlessly as possible.

How Much Home Can I Afford in Auburn or Opelika?
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