With our knowledge of the area market and our 45+ years of combined experience in the industry, we work to assure your total satisfaction. We know every part of the real estate business and are dedicated to your success.
Real estate transactions involve one of the largest financial investments most people will experience in their lifetime. Would you attempt to deal with a tax problem without the help of an accountant, or similarly a legal issue without the help of a solicitor? Recognizing the benefit, would it not be detrimental to consider a deal in real estate without the professtional assistance of a Realtor.
When Purchasing a Home
As your Realtor, we have many resources to assist you in your home search. Sometimes the property you are seeking is available but not actively advertised, we will take the time to investigate in order to find all available properties.
As your Realtor, we can assist you in the selection process by providing objective information about each property. We have access to a variety of informational resources and can promote local community information on utilities, zoning, schools, etc.
As your Realtor, we negotiate on your behalf. There are many factors to be considered during the negotiating process of an offer. We also advise you as to which investigations and inspections are recommended or required.
As your Realtor, we provide due diligence during the evaluation of the property. Depending on the area and property, this could include inspections for faulty structure, water damage, roof condition, septic tank and well test, uffi and knob and tube wiring, just to name a few. We can asisst you in finding qualified professionals to perform most of these investigations and provide you with written reports.
As your Realtor, we can help you in understanding different financing options and in identifying qualified lenders.
As your Realtor, we guide you through the closing process and make sure everything flows together smoothly.
When Selling a Home
As your Realtor, we give you up-to-date information on what is happening in the marketplace and the price, financing, terms and condition of competing properties. These are key factors in getting your property sold at the best price, quickly and with minimum inconvenience to you.
As your Realtor, we will market your property to other real estate agents and the public through the Multiple Listings Service, therefore providing you with the maximum exposure available. We can recommend repairs or cosmetic work that will significantly enhance the saleability of your property.
As your Realtor, we know when, where and how to advertise your property. There is a misconception that advertising sells real estate. The National Association of Realtors studies show that 82% of real estate sales are the result of agent contacts through previous clients, referrals, friends, family and personal contacts. When a property is marketed with the help of your Realtor, you do not have to allow strangers into your home. We generally prescreen and accompany qualified prospects through your property.
As your Realtor, we can help you objectvely evaluate every buyer's offer without compromising your marketing position. The agreement of purchase and sale is only the beginning of a process of appraisals, inspections and financing - a lot of possible pitfalls. We write a legally binding agreement that protects you and that will be more likely to make it through the process to the closing of the transaction.
As your Realtor, we help close the sale of your home. Between the initial offer and closing, questions or problems may arise. For example, unexpected issues to obtaining financing or clear title. The required paperwork alone is overwhelming for most sellers. We objectively help you resolve these issues and move the transaction to a successful closing.