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  • What Should My Salt Lake Buyer’s Agent be Doing for Me?

    Posted on September 8th, 2010 admin No comments
    • Interview you to find out what type of property you are looking for.  Such as; minimum number of bathrooms, bedrooms, etc. Location boundaries, Price limits, Style, Age, etc.
    • Turning those criteria into a dynamic MLS (Multiple Listing Service) search that will feed you daily updates of new listings.
    • Help you narrow down the choices.
    • Set up all the appointments for showings.
    • Chauffeur a property tour.
    • Help you review and evaluate what you saw.
    • Repeat the above process ad infinitum without whining or eye rolling until you find a winner.
    • Investigate the subject property as to price, seller motivation, and time on the market for strength in negotiation.
    • Run a comparative market analysis on the subject property.
    • Fully explaining all of the documents needed to write an offer.
    • Force you to stay awake during the above.
    • Fill out all of the paperwork for the offer.
    • Craft a solid offer that works to your advantage in price, terms and timing.
    • Assist you through the steps of due-diligence with inspections, document review and appraisal.
    • If the property fails inspection or appraisal they will negotiate repairs, price adjustment or withdrawal of contract and recovery of your earnest money.
    • Work with your lender to facilitate a successful closing.
    • Walk through the property with you just prior to closing for a final inspection.
    • Sit with you at the closing table to ensure that what you are signing is what you negotiated.
    • Arrange for the key transfer and possession.

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