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

 


Downloads

Homebuyers Glossary Convenience List Under Contract Guide