The Buying Process
We are dedicated to providing you with the very best in personal service and attention to help you find the right property at the right price.
Meet with you to discuss your needs, analyze your financial resources and establish achievable goals.
Recommend financial institutions where you can shop for the best possible financing and obtain loan pre-approval pertinent to Silicon Valley’s real estate market.
Explain conditions, contingencies, customary practices, local laws, regulations and agency relationships.
Establish the neighborhoods and subdistricts where your money will best perform and discuss the nuances of those locations.
Set you up with Compass and Collections to stay current on all new listings that meet your criteria and neighborhood preference.
Tour homes with you at least once, but preferably twice, to establish your likes, style and needs.
We’ll monitor on, off market opportunities and Compass Coming Soon to assure awareness of all opportunities.
Once a property is identified, request disclosure documents and review these documents with you explaining and pinpointing conditions and potential issues of concern.
Discuss data specific to this subdistrict and the listing agent’s expectations.
Offer and Closing
Monitor interest level in the property and then draft the purchase agreement to best position your offer for success.
Leverage our many relationships to present your offer, highlighting your strengths as a buyer.
Negotiate a fair agreement based on current market conditions and performance.
Open escrow with a title company.
Manage the escrow period, ensuring that all conditions and contingencies are addressed promptly and in accordance with the contract.
Help arrange and be present for all inspections of the property and review the inspection reports.
Further negotiate based on findings during our inspections contingency period.
Remove conditions in accordance with the contract and sale timeline.
Coordinate with your insurance agent and the title company to make sure your policy is in effect at the close of escrow.
Close escrow, meet you at the property and arrange for delivery of all documents in either electronic or print format.
Be there with you to celebrate the purchase of your new home!