Buying your first home is a big step and there is a lot that you need to know to make the right decision and to avoid making costly
mistakes. Here is my checklist of Buyers
Agency Service that I provide:
Conduct an initial meeting to
evaluate your needs and priorities.
Explain the complexities in real
estate terms and practices.
Review total inventory of
available properties that meet your criteria.
Assist you in getting Prequalified for financing and discuss financial
alternatives. This helps to
determine your price range but also in the negotiating process.
Explain all of the terms in the
Contract to Purchase and all contingencies.
Provide property and neighborhood
Objectively point out both the
positives and negatives of property.
Prepare property value comparison
for any properties under consideration.
Recommend offering price
strategy. This is essential in this
market of low inventories.
Prepare and present all offers to
the seller's agent.
Negotiate toward obtaining the
lowest price and best terms.
Retain confidentiality regarding your
strategy and flexibility.
Recommend Inspection Contingency,
including whole house and termites, etc.
Monitor the loan process to
insure lender has everything they need for loan commitment.
Monitor the closing process to
insure there is clear title to the property and that contract terms are