Buying Your Home or Investment Property

From buying your first property to investing in an income property, we make the process smooth and stress free so that you can focus on what matters most to you.


LEARNING YOUR OBJECTIVES

  • What is your motivation to buy?

  • What price range are you considering?

  • What is your timeline to move?

  • Do you need to sell?

  • What’s on your top ten list?

  • What are you looking for in a neighborhood?

PLANNING & PREPARATION

  • Discuss objectives and process

  • Select a lender and begin loan approval process

  • Obtain loan approval letter

  • Sign exclusive buyer-broker agreement

UNDERSTANDING THE MARKET

  • Analysis of active, pending and sold transactions

  • Personal timing and seasonal considerations

  • Market forces; supply v. demand


FINDING YOUR HOME

  • Browse and review online listings

  • Notification of new and off-market properties

  • Preview properties during caravan for clients

  • Attend open houses

  • Set up private showings


INSPECTIONS & DISCLOSURES

  • Schedule all desired home inspections

  • Review all disclosures and reports

  • Provide list of scheduled maintenance plans

  • Approve or negotiate repairs based on the inspection reports and contractor’s estimates

  • Review and approve preliminary tile report

  • Meet deadlines and remove contingencies

  • Schedule final walk-through prior to close of escrow


OFFERS & NEGOTIATIONS

  • Learn about the Purchase Contract

  • Discuss multiple-offer strategies (as needed)

  • Offer presentation and highlighting buyer strengths

  • Negotiate to optimize price and terms

  • Review property report

  • Acceptance of offer/counter offers


CLOSING

  • Review closing statement from escrow

  • Meet with escrow to sign loan documents

  • Arrange to wire the down payment and closing cost

  • Transfer utilities and services to new location

  • Closing, key delivery and celebration


OPENING ESCROW

  • Notify escrow of acceptance with executed contract

  • Wire initial deposit to escrow per terms of agreement

  • Notify lender to begin the loan and order appraisal

  • Sign and return opening package

  • Provide escrow with vesting (title) information


WORKING TOGETHER AGAIN

  • Staying in touch

  • Second homes and investment properties

  • Providing resources and introductions

  • Referrals, testimonials, and reviews

  • Continuing relationship through service to maintain the home’s value

 

Let’s Work Together

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