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The PorchLight Buyer’s Action Proposal

303.733.5335

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201 Fillmore St. Ste A, Denver CO 80206

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www.PorchLightGroup.com


Three Areas of Importance When Buying a Home:

•Choose a competent quality Real Estate Agent •Define your goals in purchasing •Understand the process from start to finish

303.733.5335

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201 Fillmore St. Ste A, Denver CO 80206

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www.PorchLightGroup.com


The Home Buying Process:

303.733.5335

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201 Fillmore St. Ste A, Denver CO 80206

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www.PorchLightGroup.com


Out of pocket expenses prior to closing: •Earnest money - typically 1% of the purchase price (will be credited toward closing costs at closing) •Inspection - $200 - $500 depending on the size of the home •Sewer Scope - $200 •Radon Test - $100 •Appraisal - $350 if lender requires it upfront

303.733.5335

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201 Fillmore St. Ste A, Denver CO 80206

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www.PorchLightGroup.com


- Step 1 Who Represents You: Understanding Agency

•Seller’s Agent - works solely on behalf of seller •Buyer’s Agent - works solely on behalf of buyer •Transaction Broker - assists buyer and seller through transaction •Customer - a party to the transaction that is not being represented

303.733.5335

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201 Fillmore St. Ste A, Denver CO 80206

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www.PorchLightGroup.com


How does the right agent save you money? •Market education- Less research for you • Uses experience and knowledge to teach you about the market so you can quickly deduce what areas and neighborhoods are right for you • Complete comprehensive market analysis to make sure you pay a fair price • Uses knowledge to predict pitfalls and saves you money in contract negotiations 303.733.5335

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201 Fillmore St. Ste A, Denver CO 80206

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www.PorchLightGroup.com


The Communication and Negotiation Process

303.733.5335

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201 Fillmore St. Ste A, Denver CO 80206

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www.PorchLightGroup.com


Let me Represent You: I can Show You any Property

If You See… •Any Real Estate Company For Sale Sign or Advertisement •Any New Home Builder Sign or Advertisement •Any For Sale By Owner Sign or Advertisement •A Friend Tells You About a House For Sale

303.733.5335

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201 Fillmore St. Ste A, Denver CO 80206

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www.PorchLightGroup.com


My Oath to you I promise… • to truly listen to your needs • to help you define your goals regarding purchasing your new home • to use my extensive market knowledge, endless energy, & the latest technology • to find you the perfect home in the right neighborhood for you • to educate you on the real estate market • to handle all of the paperwork efficiently and negotiate the best deal for you • to never surprise you with real estate costs • to make the whole process stress free, easy, & most importantly fun!

303.733.5335

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201 Fillmore St. Ste A, Denver CO 80206

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www.PorchLightGroup.com


- Step 2 Finding the Right Loan For You, I Can Help • Decide what monthly payment will be COMFORTABLE for you • Call a lender. After some mortgage education, you will establish a realistic price range for your future home • Once you have a price range we can start house shopping! •I can refer you to mortgage professionals that I have worked with over the years

303.733.5335

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201 Fillmore St. Ste A, Denver CO 80206

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www.PorchLightGroup.com


- Step 3 Finding the Right Home For You, Defining Your Goals

•Drawing on my knowledge I will help you determine the type of home you want. I will suggest areas you may not have considered •Using my past experience with buyers I will help you consider issues you may not have thought about •After you have defined your goals using our questionnaire I will have the information I need to begin the search for your new home

303.733.5335

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201 Fillmore St. Ste A, Denver CO 80206

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www.PorchLightGroup.com


Finding The Right Home: The House Shopping Fun Begins

I will… •Scour the market (MLS) to find the homes that will fit your criteria •Show you homes listed with all real estate companies across Metropolitan Denver •Show you multiple homes & neighborhoods on your first day out (market education day) •Advise you on which home is the best given your top priorities •Advise you as to which homes are the smarter investments and explain why •Let you decide which home “feels” right for you!

303.733.5335

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201 Fillmore St. Ste A, Denver CO 80206

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www.PorchLightGroup.com


The Search Continues: Using Our Extensive Technology & Networks I will… •Facilitate a daily MLS search for all “new listings” that fit your criteria •Conduct daily advanced MLS searches to hunt down the “hidden” listings. Nothing will slip by me! •Use my networks of past clients and other real estate professionals to find homes BEFORE they come on the market

303.733.5335

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201 Fillmore St. Ste A, Denver CO 80206

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www.PorchLightGroup.com


Previewing: An Added Service That Saves You Time

•When a new home comes on the market I will personally go and view it •I will evaluate it and determine if it truly fits your needs •I will immediately contact you with all the details •Together we can determine if you want to schedule a viewing of the home •I will not waste your time driving to homes that will not work for you •You will only see the “good stuff!”

303.733.5335

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201 Fillmore St. Ste A, Denver CO 80206

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www.PorchLightGroup.com


- Step 4 Decision Time, Writing The Offer to Purchase your Home

• I will prepare the formal purchase contract on your behalf • I will explain the document to ensure that you understand everything • I will advise and help you with any other related paperwork • Remember, the only dumb question is the one that is not asked

303.733.5335

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201 Fillmore St. Ste A, Denver CO 80206

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www.PorchLightGroup.com


You Found it! Determining the Right Price to Offer

• I will show you the recent sales data and market trends for the area • We will revisit your initial goals • We will analyze the investment potential of the house • Together we will formulate the right offering price for you

303.733.5335

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201 Fillmore St. Ste A, Denver CO 80206

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www.PorchLightGroup.com


-Step 5 Negotiation: Getting You a Stellar Deal

I will… •Negotiate smartly on your behalf •Save you from any potential pitfalls •Use my market experience to attain the right deal for you

303.733.5335

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201 Fillmore St. Ste A, Denver CO 80206

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www.PorchLightGroup.com


-Step 6 Inspection: Determining the true condition of the home I will… •Recommend thorough inspectors •Accompany you to the actual inspection •Advise you regarding any inspection issues •Negotiate on your behalf to insure the seller has complied with your requests

303.733.5335

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201 Fillmore St. Ste A, Denver CO 80206

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www.PorchLightGroup.com


Understanding the Process From Contract to Closing

I will… •Provide weekly progress reports to ensure we meet the terms of your contract •Predict the hurdles before they become problems •Work with your Mortgage Professional to facilitate the processing of your loan

303.733.5335

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201 Fillmore St. Ste A, Denver CO 80206

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www.PorchLightGroup.com


The End! Any Questions?

303.733.5335

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201 Fillmore St. Ste A, Denver CO 80206

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www.PorchLightGroup.com


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