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Working together to find your home as art.


P HASE O NE:  G ETTING S TARTED Initial Meeting

Market Overview

- - Understanding your purchase goals and expectations - - Learning what is most important to you - Home design, history, style, bedrooms/ baths, etc. - Features: light, pool, yard, views, etc. - Location: community, shops and restaurants, schools, parks, public transportation, etc. - - Timeline for your purchase (does buying require selling as well?) - - Creating a plan to begin the search process - - Establishing communication preferences - - Explanation of Buyer Agency, professional responsibilities: Disclosures, Loyalty, Confidentiality, and Accountability

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Providing current market insight Market trends: buyer vs. seller markets Price trends/current-list-to-offer price ratios Competition and multiple offer strategies Providing the inside track to off-market listings - - Short-sale and foreclosure options

What Can I Afford? - - Benefits of Pre-Approval/Qualification with a reputable lender - - Determining how much you can afford and down payment review - - Cost benefits of ownership


P HASE T WO:  T HE S EARCH F OR YOUR N EW P ROPERTY Finding your New Home - - Searching the market for homes that meet your criteria - - Reaching out to our broker/agent network for upcoming and pocket listings - - Setting up desired property search areas and notifications - - Review selections and provide a comparative analysis on value and other important criteria - - Setting up showings and viewing homes together

Understanding the Market - - Communicate changes in the marketplace, competition, interest rates - - Modifying our plan accordingly - - Moving forward


P HASE T HREE:  B UYING YOUR N EW H OME Negotiations

Closing

- - Offer procedures - Preferences for signing and delivery of documents (email, fax, electronic signature) - - Needed contingencies and timeframes - - Multiple offer strategy - - Positioning you to win - - Executing the initial contract - - Demonstrating financial strength - - Counter offers and back-up positioning - - Negotiating the best terms - - Securing the property (a mutually signed agreement)

- - Recordation and final documentation - - Keys to your new property - - Helpful information for your transition

Escrow and Due Diligence - - Working with the best service providers: (lenders, escrow, title) - - Creating an expedient and realistic timeline - - Disclosures/inspections/contingencies - - Additional negotiations if necessary - - deasypennerpodley transaction support team - - Preparing to close

Working Together — A Client for Life - - deasypennerpodley is there for you - Staying in touch and keeping you informed - A resource for you, your family and friends - Understanding and fulfilling your future real estate needs - Giving back to the community


W HO W E A RE

deasypennerpodley dedicates its residential real estate practice to the principle that every home is art. With offices from Malibu to Palm Springs – as well as an International network of like-minded brokerages globally, deasypennerpodley brings decades of experience and unmatched expertise in sourcing your most important asset. With 300 exceptional partner-agents, our specialized, collaborative team approach and unique brand transcends other traditional brokerages – allowing us to be a truly integrated, regional firm with a distinct voice.

L OCAL D EPTH

Every city and neighborhood in Southern California is unique. Unlike the national brokerages, deasypennerpodley understands that Pasadena and Glendora are not the same as Venice, and Downtown is not West Hollywood. With our ownership and our headquarters based in the Southland, we understand both the differences and distinctions within each community, as well as how to celebrate their subtleties. As micro-area specialists, all deasypennerpodley partner-agents have an intimate knowledge and complete understanding within the neighborhoods they represent. This is critical when determining the appropriate strategies for the purchase of a particular property on the market, or sourcing the perfect home that has not yet been placed actively for sale on the multiple listing service. Both deasypennerpodley, as a corporation, as well as all of the individual partner-agents are continually involved with local philanthropic endeavors. Being personally and financially invested in local charities, schools, religious and other non-profit organizations, not only makes for a better community – it keeps deasypennerpodley entrenched within the region.

Our clients are neighbors. Our agents are family.

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