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Buyer's Guide

We believe that a meticulously detailed and executed strategy achieves the best results tailored to your needs. Presented below is a comprehensive outline of the home buying process that we will navigate alongside you. This encompasses our diligent efforts in locating your perfect abode and accomplishing a triumphant transaction.


  • What are your objectives?
  • What is your motivation to buy?
  • What price range are you considering?
  • What is your timeline to move?
  • What are your ideal features and “non-negotiables”?
  • What are you looking for in a neighborhood?


  • Discuss objectives and home buying process
  • Select a lender and begin the loan approval process
  • Obtain a loan approval letter
  • Sign an exclusive buyer-broker agreement with your Realtor®
  • Research neighborhoods of interest with your Realtor®


  • Analysis of active, pending and sold transactions
  • Review contracts and timelines
  • Timing/seasonal considerations
  • Market forces: supply v. demand, macro v. micro
  • The numbers: trends and metrics
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Finding Your Home:

  • Browse and review online listings with your Realtor®
  • Review how online websites work with your Realtor®
  • Daily updates from your Realtor®
  • Notification of new and off-market properties
  • Attend open houses and property tours with your Realtor®
  • Select your ideal location and home

Offers and Negotiation Strategies:

  • Learn about the purchase contract from your Realtor®
  • Multiple offer strategies (as needed)
  • Offer presentation and highlighting buyer strengths
  • Negotiate to optimize price and terms
  • Acceptance of offer/counter offers
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Escrow Process:

  • Notify escrow of acceptance and send fully executed contract
  • Wire initial deposit to escrow per terms of agreement
  • Notify lender to begin loan process and order appraisal
  • Sign and return opening package of escrow instructions
  • Contact insurance agent regarding homeowner coverage
  • Provide escrow with vesting (title) information

Inspections and Disclosures:

  • Schedule all desired home inspections, including termite report
  • Review all disclosures and reports
  • Approve or negotiate repairs based on inspection reports
  • Review and approve all seller and state required disclosures
  • Review and approve preliminary title report
  • Meet deadlines and remove contractual contingencies
  • Schedule final walk-through prior to close of escrow
Work with us

Our team has tremendous success in forming long-lasting relationships with our clients by providing diligent and analytical service, impeccable market knowledge, attention to detail and uncompromising ethical standards.

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