START THE PROCESS

  • Listen to your preferences regarding location and features of properties that would be right for you
  • Help you distinguish between needs and wants
  • Provide an overview of neighborhoods and price ranges

 

DETERMINE THE PRICE RANGE

  • Refer you to qualified lenders in order to evaluate your financial situation to determine the appropriate down payment and desired monthly payment
  • Have the lender provide specific information on loan programs and the pre-approval process

 

IDENTIFY THE PROPERTY

  • Provide you with a list of properties that match your criteria
  • Check the Multiple Listing Service for new listings each day
  • Show you any properties that may be of interest to you

 

NEGOTIATE THE PURCHASE

  • Write an offer on the property that represents your best interests and helps you succeed in obtaining the property you desire
  • Advise you on the purchase price as well as the terms of the contract
  • Write a counter offer if necessary

 

GUIDE YOU THROUGH THE ESCROW PROCESS

  • Review with you the disclosures provided by the seller
  • Help you obtain property inspections and negotiate possible repairs
  • Refer you to qualified trades people
  • Deal with any conflicts that may arise and keep the transaction running smoothly until close of escrow

 

FOLLOW UP AFTER CLOSE OF ESCROW

  • Ensure that you receive all closing documents
  • Respond to any questions or issues that may arise after closing