Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Home Buyers Guidebook - 2017 - Page 6

COMMITTED TO OUR BUYERS Beginning Your Search Your Coldwell Banker affiliated sales associate will provide the following services as part of your representation agreement: 6 • Buyer Counseling Session. We will conduct a buyer counseling session to discuss your needs and goals, and to plan your property search. • Buyer Agency Alternatives. We will discuss agency alternatives for you and the sellers. • Buyer Representation Agreement. We will present and explain the representation agreement and the benefits it offers. • Buyer’s Package. We will provide you with the pertinent information you will need during the buying process. • Financing Qualification. We will offer to arrange to have you preapproved with our mortgage company. • Coldwell Banker Sales Associates. We will present your property search criteria to the Coldwell Banker sales associates. The goal is to present you with properties as they debut or before they appear on the open market. • Property Showing. We will show you properties that meet the criteria you have selected. • Property Evaluation. We will discuss the positive and negative features of a property that may affect its value and future resale. • Property Disclosure. We will review with you all inspection reports and other documents pertaining to the condition of the property and disclose all physical defects of the property that are known to us. • Review of Written Seller Disclosure. We will thoroughly review with you the seller’s written disclosure statement to enable you to accept or specify the remedy for each fault disclosed. • Appraisal Contingency. We will explain to you the option of an appraisal contingency. • Home Warranty. We will explain to you the option of a home warranty plan to reduce your risk of repair when purchasing a property. • Home Inspections. We will recommend that you obtain a professional home inspection. • Home Inspection Remedies. We will work with you to request the seller remedy the items you specify. • Estimate of Funds Required. We will provide you with an approximate preliminary estimate of closing costs and down payment requirement anticipated in the transaction. • Offer Preparation. We will prepare a written offer on the property you choose to purchase, with terms approved by you. • Negotiation Strategy. We will prepare a negotiation strategy for the property you have selected. • Offer Presentation. We will present your purchase offer in the most favorable light possible. • Walk-Through. We will accompany you on a thorough walk-through of the property (if one is provided for in the sales contract) before closing. • Closing the Sale. We will monitor and inform you of the progress of the purchase agreement. • After-Sale Service. We will contact you after the closing to follow up on remaining details or service needs. • Service Satisfaction Survey. We will provide you with a confidential opportunity to give an evaluation of our services. ©2017 Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate LLC. All Rights Reserved. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage fully supports the principles of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act. Operated by a subsidiary of NRT LLC. Coldwell Banker and the Coldwell Banker Logo are registered service marks owned by Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. Real estate agents affiliated with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage are independent contractor 6W2766FW2B&RBVVW2b6GvV&W"&W6FVF'&W&vR