The first step in purchasing or selling your home is to find a realtor that you feel comfortable with and who communicates well with you. When selecting a Realtor, knowing who the Realtor really represents is very important. A listing agent really represents the seller. Can a listing agent represent both the seller and buyer? Yes, but is that the right choice? A buyer's agent only represents the buyer. During our introductory meeting, we will discuss the different agent relationships. We will also identify your needs and wants.
The Financial Process
This is the second most important topic to discuss. We will discuss why this is important, how you can go about being pre-approved, and what will be the impact on your credit score. If not being at least pre-qualified, you may end up wasting a lot of your time looking for your new home. I will help you find the right mortgage person/company for your needs
Resales - Short Sales - Foreclosures
We will be happy to discuss the pros and cons of each.
The Contract Process
We will review the contract, the seller's disclosure, the initial deposit, selecting an attorney, and how a contract is processed including the different stages of the contract.
The Contract was accepted - now what?
There are additional deposits, inspections, title insurance, homeowners' insurance, home protection plan, and much more.
This part of the buying process includes the mortgage commitment, walk-throughs, attending the closing, and how Coldwell Banker and I work with you after you have purchased your new home. Don't forget to ask me about our free HomeBase management system.
This is also a very important step in buying or selling a home. The realtor and future home buyer or seller get to meet each other, ask questions, set a plan of action and much more.
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