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Our Pledge to You

For Our Buyers

 
Helping you Understand the Market

  • Making your needs and concerns my number one priority
  • Advocating your real estate needs
  • Researching and identifying properties that best fit your needs and budget
  • Provide you with a current list of available properties
  • Alert you when new properties that meet your search criteria appear on the market
  • Coordinate personal home tours for you at your convenience
  • Provide to you names of lenders to interview
  • Provide you with current market comps. To help you better understand the marketplace
  • Educating you on different neighborhoods, schools and amenities

Writing up an Offer on a Home

  • Help you identify the best offering price on a given property
  • Advise you on writing an offer that will appeal to the seller while still meeting your needs
  • Advise you on how to write an offer that will be positioned competitively against others

Negotiating the Offer

  • Review the contract before you sign
  • Advise you of your options in regard to submitting an offer
  • Explain how contingencies and release clauses work
  • Assist you in drafting a Counter Offer if necessary
  • Represent and advocate your best interest

Helping you Through the Escrow Process

  • Guide you through all the documents, inspections, and appraisals
  • Schedule and coordinate any inspections
  • Provide your lender and the escrow company with information on your escrow
  • Advise you of any necessary repairs that are discovered during the inspection process and help you determine if further inspections are necessary
  • Assist you with negotiating any requests for repairs

Overseeing and Managing your Escrow

  • Follow through on all aspects of the escrow process once the contract has been accepted
  • Stay in constant communication with the sellers agent to ensure a smooth escrow
  • Coordinate the transaction with the escrow officer
  • Monitor the contingency removal dates
  • Advise you of requests from the seller
  • Help you should conflicts or impasses with the seller arise
  • Be present with you at the title company when you sign to verify contract instruction, debits and credits and answer any questions that may arise

Being a Post Sale Resource

  • Ensure that you receive your title documents timely after closing
  • Provide you with the keys to your new home
  • Provide you with information on your home warranty
  • Assist you with identifying moving companies to interview
  • Provide you with helpful relocation and or resource information
  • Be available to answer your questions after the close of your property

For Our Sellers

 
Dunnigan Pledge of Performance

  • To represent you and your property with the utmost professionalism and respect
  • To maximize the exposure of your property to qualified buyers until it is sold
  • To communicate the results of our activities to you
  • To assist you in getting the highest possible market value for your property in a timely manner
  • That Dunnigan agents and management will be assessable to you for your questions

Preparing your Home for the Market

  • Provide you with a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) of the current market values
  • Estimate your probable net proceeds
  • Assist you in scheduling inspections
  • Assist you with professionally staging your home
  • Advise you on what you can do to make your property more marketable
  • Help you prepare the home to “shine” in comparison to others on the market
  • Prepare information on your home to inform prospective buyers about your property, community and local services

Create a Market Presence for your Home

    • Provide you with a written marketing outline of activities to be utilized to market your
      home (open houses, advertisements, direct mail cards, visual tours, Internet exposure)
    • Submit your home to the Sacramento MLS for exposure to the real estate community and general public
    • Market your home to other area Brokerages firms and agents
    • Develop a flyer/brochure highlighting the features and benefits of your home
    • Schedule and host open house tours for Brokers and Realtors and for the general public
    • Develop and create a Visual Tour of your home for the Internet
    • Ensure your home has Internet presence
    • Managing the Marketing and Sale of your Home throughout the Listing Period
    • Regularly provide you with progress reports and communicate feedback on our marketing efforts
    • Receive and answer calls from the general public and realtors who have questions about your home

Negotiating the Offer

  • Represent you to my fullest capacity when offers are presented
  • Present all offers of interest on your home
  • Review the contract and any obligations and or requests before you sign
  • Advise you of your options in regard to all offers
  • Explain how contingencies and release clauses work
  • Assist you in drafting a Counter Offer if necessary
  • Represent and advocate your best interest

Oversee and Manage your Escrow

  • Follow through on all aspects of the escrow process once the contract has been accepted
  • Stay in constant communication with the buyers agent to ensure a smooth escrow
  • Coordinate the detain of the transaction with the escrow officer
  • Monitor the contingency removal dates
  • Advise your requests from the buyer relating to inspections
  • Facilitate the appraisal process and be available to provide the appraiser with documentation and support as needed
  • Verify the buyers have received and signed off on booklets, information and disclosures
  • Help you should conflicts or impasses with the buyer or buyer agent arise
  • Be present with you at the title company when you sign to verify contract instruction, debits and credits and answer any questions that may arise

Post Sale Resource

  • Ensure that you receive your settlement check documents timely after closing
  • Assist you with identifying moving companies to interview
  • Provide you with helpful relocation and or resource information the sale of your property