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Have your best interest represented by a REALTOR!

Buying a home is exciting and can be a little scary.  Our goal is to provide the services and experience to help you find the home that best suits you and your family. As a convenient form of veiwing properties, we also provide listings by email.

As Your Byuer Representative,  We Will:

Assure that you see all the properties in the area that meet your criteria.

Guide you through the entire home buying process, from finding homes to look at, to getting the best financing.

Make sure you don't pay too much for your new home and help you avoid costly mistakes.

Answer all of your questions about the local market area, including schools, neighborhoods, the local economy, and more.

Brief overview of Buyer Representaion:

BROKER’S DUTIES: (a) The Broker shall provide to Buyer a meaningful explanation of agency and shall use Broker’s professional real estate knowledge and skills to represent the Buyer in a diligent and effective manner and to locate property which is available for purchase or lease and suitable to the Buyer; (b) if the Broker is not representing the seller, the Broker shall represent solely the interest of the Buyer in all negotiations and transactions regarding the acquisition of real property, and repudiate any agency or subagency relationship with the seller or the company representing the seller and shall not claim the subagency compensation offered to the selling broker in the Multiple Listing Service; (c) if the Broker represents the seller as well as the Buyer (i.e.,. disclosed dual agency), the Broker shall not disclose to the Buyer information obtained within the confidentiality and trust of the fiduciary relationship with the seller, nor disclose to the seller information similarly obtained from the Buyer, without the consent of the party adversely affected by the disclosure; (d) the Broker may represent other buyers who may be interested in the same property as the Buyer.

BUYER’S DUTIES. BUYER AGREES TO:

(A) Work exclusively with Broker and its Affiliated licensees during the term of this agreement by: (1) viewing any property (previewing, etc.) only with Broker or Broker’s designated representative and not with another real estate broker, salesperson or seller; and (2) exclusively allowing Broker of Salesperson to identify property, negotiate for Buyer and otherwise to represent Buyer; and (3) referring to Broker all inquiries received in any form from any other real estate broker or affiliated licensees; and (4) holding Broker harmless from liability as a result of incomplete/inaccurate information provided to Broker by Buyer; and (5) indemnifying Broker against all claims, damages, losses, expenses, or liability arising from the handling of earnest money by anyone other than Broker.

(B) Assist Broker and its Affiliated Licensees in the process of identifying, negotiating and contracting to purchase, lease or otherwise acquire by: (1) providing Broker with reliable information (including financial information and written authorization to obtain verification of funds) that Broker deems necessary for the performance of this Agreement; and (2) making himself available to meet with Broker and to see properties, in order that the Broker will be able to perform the promises of the Brokerage Engagement.

(C) Provide Broker and its Affiliated Licensees the following information: (1) general nature, location, and requirements of desired property; and (2) price range, and other terms and conditions relating to desired property.

(D) To authorize Buyer’s attorneys and the settlement agent to furnish to Broker copies of the final HUD-1 settlement statement for the transaction prior to the closing date.

Fee: Buyer shall pay Broker a Transaction Fee 4% for residential detached property or condominiums and 5% for land, commercial or manufactured home of the purchase or total lease price (renewal, if applicable) of any property purchased or leased by Buyer, including “For Sale by Owner” properties. If within 120 days after the expiration of this Contract Buyer purchases or leases any property which Broker has negotiated during the term of this Contract, Buyer will pay Broker the Transaction Fee stated above. Broker shall use his best efforts to obtain payment of the Transaction Fee out of the transaction, but Buyer shall have the obligation to pay Broker the Transaction Fee set forth in this Contract if Broker cannot obtain payment of such fee out of the transaction. Any fees paid by the seller or seller’s agent shall be credited against the Transaction fee.

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