Buyer Services

Buyer services are individualized for each client, so this is just a starting point.

 

  • Finances and Preapproval     Referrals to my network of experienced, trustworthy mortgage lenders.
  • Consultation     Getting acquainted and exploring your needs, concerns, and dreams.
  • Custom Search      Detailed MLS home search results sent to you daily.
  • Property Showings     Schedule, route and direct home tours, providing listing printouts for notes.
  • Preview Homes     Optional service saves you time, once I have a sense of what you like (location-dependent).
  • ROI     Point out pros and cons that might affect resale value.
  • Seller’s Disclosure Statement     Review Form-17 with you.  Investigate any questions or irregularities.
  • Market Analysis – Arming you with market data before taking that critical first step of making the offer- sales ratios, average market time, comparable sales, average sales prices, list-to-sales price ratios.
  • Negotiation Strategies     Map out your winning strategies for price and terms: a) the offer and b) the inspection.
  • The Offer     Contract documents meticulously drafted to advocate for your best interests.  A letter introducing buyer to seller positions you in the best light.
  • Home Inspection     Preferred, experienced professionals available. Schedule and attend all inspections with clients.  Craft and negotiate action list on your behalf.  May include financial remedies and/or repairs.
  • Additional Site Visits     Meet additional inspectors or contractors for bids.  Access to Windermere’s preferred contractors is a valuable resource.
  • Final Walkthrough     Meet inspector at home to verify repairs completed correctly.
  • Manage Closing Process     Closely track transaction details with the lender, appraiser, title,  escrow, listing broker.  Keep all participants on track and you informed in the countdown to moving day.
  • Bonus Services – Moving Link, Rover.com   Complimentary services for Windermere clients to make the move easier: Moving Link will measure your move, get bids from five movers, and advocate for you.  Complimentary $50 of pet care available from Rover.com.  
  • Closing Documents – Review Hud-1 Settlement Statement; attend signing of closing documents with buyers.
  • Keys/After Sale Service     Track funding and recording, meet you with the keys to your new home, check-in after the move.
  • Client for Life    Keeping you informed through my real estate newsletter, blog, periodic report of your neighborhood sales activity.  I’m always available for your questions and happy to weigh in on resale impact of home improvements.