For Buyers…

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What can your Dickens Mitchener buyer’s agent do for you?

  • Encourage you to proceed with deliberation and guide you in a thorough study of the home market. When you are ready, you will be well-prepared to act quickly when a home meeting your specific criteria is identified
  • Offer informed opinions on the reliability and potential appreciation of properties and areas
  • Search diligently through all available property finding sources and keep you informed on progress
  • Draw up an offer to purchase contract with your best interest in mind, submit offer to listing broker or seller in a timely manner, and keep you up-to-date on all stages of negotiations
  • Caution that possession may not be available immediately after closing and that you may need to plan accordingly
  • Clarify as much as possible in relation to the steps and activities of attorneys, lenders, inspectors, etc.
  • Suggest the names of competent closing attorneys
  • Suggest possible hazard insurance carriers
  • Suggest capable lenders

When you have found a house you wish to purchase, obtain information about the property including the following, where applicable and available:

  • Seller’s property disclosure
  • Verification of square footage for accuracy
  • Existing homeowners warranty
  • Flood plain, easements and encroachments
  • Verification of age of structure
  • Proximity to high voltage power lines
  • Property assessment
  • Check for future street expansion
  • Subdivision/zoning restrictions
  • Verify neighborhood fees/assessments
  • Well/septic location
  • Check real property taxes and assessments
  • Underground storage tank
  • Verification of lot size through previous survey

Suggest professional inspectors to cover:

  • Structural condition (incl, roof line)
  • Well and city water portability
  • HVAC system
  • Septic system
  • Electrical system
  • Radon
  • Plumbing system
  • Appliances
  • Pool system and liner
  • Termites and excessive moisture
  • Well capacity
  • Lead based paint, asbestos, formaldehyde insulation

Other buyer’s agent services

  • Obtain information of factual data provided by school system
  • Obtain information from authorities on crime in the neighborhood
  • Make and schedule appointment for you to see potential homes in a timely and efficient manner
  • See that repairs are made to your satisfaction
  • Arrange for a final “walk through” inspection before closing

Resources

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For Sellers…

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What can your Dickens Mitchener seller’s agent do for you?

  • Determine the best selling price for your home by conducting extensive market analysis and reports
  • Advise you on how to prepare your home so that it is in top selling condition
  • Handle all pre-listing activities which include:
    • Measuring the home
    • Scheduling professional photography of the home and setting up virtual photo tours online
    • Providing all North Carolina Commission required disclosures and documents for listing
    • Arranging showing appointments of your home through the Centralized Showing Service
    • Securing supralock box which allows agents to access home for showings
    • Staging your home for showings
  • Coordinate and implement all phases of a customized marketing plan for you home including:
    • Entering your home into the MLS (Multiple Listing Service)
    • Preparing a customized marketing brochure featuring photos of your home, noteworthy features, MLS page, map and floor plans
    • Using a mass-emailing software, we are able to send electronic advertising materials of your home to hundreds of area Realtors®
    • Marketing your home on Dickensmitchener.com, REALTOR.com, LuxuryHomes.com, LeadingRE.com and through multiple social media outlets
    • Placing a for sale sign in your yard
  • Provide detailed, honest feedback from all showings of your home
  • Frequently update you on the progress of the listing and keep you informed on how the process works
  • Advise you of all changes in the market climate
  • Negotiate all offers for you
  • Attend all inspections and negotiate all repairs
  • Monitor the appraisal and buyer’s loan approval
  • Review the closing statement with you and attend the closing

Why list with Dickens Mitchener?

  • Our dedicated team consists of more than 85 market-leading, qualified Realtors®, who have more than 800 years of combined experience
  • We have thorough, intimate knowledge of the marketplace and your neighborhood
  • A skilled agent is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to respond to inquiries generated by our Dickens Mitchener yard signs, marketing publications and website
  • We provide an accurate market analysis to price your home
  • Our credibility, expertise and negotiating skills ensure smooth, stress-free transactions time and time again
  • We provide custom marketing plans and publications focused on the most desirable neighborhoods in Charlotte, where we will feature your home
  • We feature unique advertising campaigns in the city’s most popular print publications such as the Charlotte Observer, SouthPark Magazine, Charlotte Magazine, Myers Park Life, SouthPark Life and Scout Magazine
  • We have the ability to market your home on both a local and global level by showcasing your home on Dickensmitchener.com, Carolinahome.com, Luxuryportfolio.com, Luxuryhomes.com, and Leadingre.com.
  • Our award-winning relocation department ensures national and international exposure for your home through our affiliations with LeadingRE and Luxury Portfolio. When your home is posted to our website locally, it is immediately promoted on the LeadingRE.com website and is connected to the websites of more than 500 of our affiliated real estate firms in the world
  • By using a team approach to listing your home, we increase your home’s visibility in the market place

Resources

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