We take the time to get to know our buying clients. We feel that we in a greater position to assist the buyers when we can embrace their goals and dreams. With greater knowledge of the wishes of our buyers we are better able to organize a careful and time-saving approach which meets the needs of the client, focusing on location, size, style and other important criteria which meet the demands of our buyers. This focus allows us to narrow the field of prospective properties and allows us to contact brokers with our clients wishes and even locate a home which is not yet on the market or is quietly listed.
We are here to guide you through the home-buying process from helping you to become familiar with neighborhoods to the closing on your house and beyond if you need it. When you purchase a home it is often one of your biggest single investments and one that will have an impact on your family and we take our responsibility very seriously. It is a stressful time when families move and we see a part of our job to lower your stress as much as possible and make buying a home the exiting experience that it is!
Assist you to get pre-qualified with a mortgage lender.
Help you find the right property.
Research the home values in a neighborhood you are looking to buy and get comparables so you are able to make an educated offer.
Negotiate an agreement on your behalf. Kate has earned the CNE designation (Certified Negotiation Expert) and Kevin has been negotiating for his clients for over 30 years.
Review the homes disclosure notice with you so you don't get stuck with problems acknowledged by the sellers.
Provide recommendation of inspectors and contractors.
Make sure that it stays on track when an agreement is reached.
We can review homeowners association documents with you
Advise you on title insurance
Advise you had to accept title
Review closing costs with you
Attend settlement to allow for a smooth closing
When you are ready to make an offer to implement negotiation plan. We typically initiate a conversation with the listing agent before the offer is presented so that we can better negotiate a deal on your behalf by determining the sellers' needs and meeting them with the least obligation to the buyers.
The typical real estate contract comes in standard form and result real estate agents not licensed to practice law or forbidden under law to make substantive changes to the contract. Sometimes changes are required in the clients best interest so it's good to know that you have a lawyer who can handle this for you which means less problems and less stress!
We can help you find property inspectors and termite and radon inspectors. We will guide you through the inspection process so that any potential problems may be addressed.
Don't forget, we will be there for you until the property closes and after if you need us!