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Buyer Services

BUYER MEETING

The purpose of this meeting is to explain my services, educate you about the buying process, discuss current Vancouver real estate market conditions, review your priority list and answer your questions. In addition I will review my buyer services.

DISCLOSURE FORMS

Maggie's Vancouver Buyer Services include reviewing the required disclosure forms - Law of Agency, Property Condition Disclosure Statement, Contract of Purchase and Sale, FINTRAC regulations, Renumeration Disclosure, Buyer Service Agreement and fees.

DISCUSS MORTGAGES, CLOSING COSTS AND INSURANCE

You are advised to have a pre-approved mortgage in writing prior to starting your search for a home. We review your closing costs which include legal fees, property purchase tax, and possibly GST. As well you must consider post clsoing costs such as moving expenses, new appliances, painting, furniture purchase and decorating. In addition you must purchase third party liability as well as insuring your possessions.

SUPPLY A LIST OF REAL ESTATE AFFILIATES

This is a list of useful contacts for you. Professionals that you will ned during the process of purchasing a home. This list includes reputable mortgage brokers, lawyers and building inspectors. In addition Maggie Chandler can refer you to contractors, painters, interior designers and other professionals you may need in the purchase of a home

DISCUSS CURRENT MARKET CONDITIONS

Maggie Chandler will provide you with current graphs and statistics so that you can easily determine what the current conditions are in your specific hood. This enables you to be an educated buyer.

REVIEW YOUR PRIORITY LIST

In order to better assist you in selecting the right home, it is important to make a list of your required criteria and number them one to ten, in order of importance. That way, when you are viewing homes you can critique them based on your Priority List. Should you short list two or three properties, your priority list will better assist you in helping to decide which is the right one for you. Pets and rental requirements should be on your priority list

Maggie Chandler helps identify the type of property you are searching for, locate it, view it, select it, netotiate to purchase it, carry out your due diligence and complete the purchase.

FIND YOU A HOME

Maggie Chandler subscribes you to a listings search that meets your requirements. You will receive all new listings in your Inbox. Then she sets up a buyer tour for you to view properties that you select or that she selects based on your criteria.

UNDERSTANDING WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE FIND YOU A HOME

We suggest you always take a second look at a property prior to making an offer. Buyers are advised to go by the property at various times of the day and get a sense of the neighbourhood. Maggie will help you determine current market value based on her research of recent sales in the building or the neighbourhood, that are a close comparable to the home you have selected.

Then Maggie draws up an offer , reviews the terms of the contract with you, including the deposit requirements, multiple offers, back up offers, counter offers, open for acceptance time and closing date.  Maggie then presents the offer to the Seller, along with the Seller's Agent and the negotiating process begins.

 

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WHY HIRE MAGGIE CHANDLER AS YOUR BUYER AGENT?

Maggie understands that a home purchase is usually the largest investment most people make.

You can count on Maggie to provide you with high calibre service on your time frame. She has excellent inter-personal skills and attention to detail. Just ask many of her happy clients!

Maggie has assisted Vancouver buyers for over 30 years and has participated in over 1,000 transactions and is there to guide you through the process, one step at a time, answer your questions and make sure the experience is a fun and positive one.

Put Maggie's  hyper-local expertise and knowledge to work for you and let me hlep you find the right home today!

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