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Step 3 – Viewing Properties

Going out to View Properties

Once the requirements are clearly set, Kevin will begin the process of presenting you with properties that align with your interests. Clear and consistent communication is a priority for him, and he’ll work with you to establish a process to to schedule viewings and that ensures you have the necessary time and information needed to discuss various options.

Throughout this process he will be bringing a deep understanding of the current market, unique characteristics of each neighborhood, and prices of the most recent comparable deals that have recently happened in the area. Throughout the process Kevin will both be sending you properties that are visible on MLS, but also off the market properties that are exclusive within his net work of other luxury agents.

Finding Potential Properties

Considerations about lifestyle and community

Once you’ve begun the process of looking for properties, Kevin will use every avenue to find properties of interest for your consideration. Through a combination of on-market and off-market listings, Kevin will tap into his private network of connections to provide unparalleled access to potential homes.

MLS Research

Kevin understands the importance of staying ahead in the fast-paced real estate market and is committed to providing you with the most up-to-date property listings. As part of his comprehensive approach, Kevin will perform in-depth MLS research, meticulously reviewing available properties to find those that best align with your preferences and requirements. To ensure that you never miss out on a promising opportunity, he will also set up automated daily alerts tailored to your unique criteria. This way, you’ll receive timely notifications of new listings, price reductions, and other relevant market updates directly to your inbox. With Kevin’s dedication to proactive communication and his expertise in leveraging MLS tools, you can feel confident that you’ll be among the first to know about potential properties that match your needs and aspirations.

J&D Exclusives

At Kevin’s brokerage, clients benefit from access to an extensive network of exclusive listings, which provides a distinct advantage in your property search. These exclusive listings, often referred to as “pocket listings,” represent properties that are not publicly advertised or listed on the MLS, giving you the unique opportunity to view and potentially purchase homes that are not widely available to other buyers. Kevin’s connections within the brokerage and the broader real estate community enable him to tap into this valuable resource, expanding your range of options and increasing the chances of finding the perfect home that aligns with your needs and preferences. By working with Kevin and his brokerage, you gain a competitive edge in the market and access to a broader selection of properties, ensuring a more comprehensive and satisfying home search experience.

Off Market Properties

Off-market properties are an often-overlooked resource in the home-buying process, providing a unique opportunity to access homes that are not listed on the MLS or publicly advertised. These properties, also known as “whisper listings” or “pocket listings,” can offer distinct advantages for buyers seeking a more exclusive or competitive edge in the market. By leveraging Kevin’s extensive network and industry connections, you will gain access to these off-market properties, expanding your range of potential options and increasing the likelihood of finding a home that truly aligns with your needs and preferences. Exploring off-market properties can also provide a more discreet and efficient home-buying experience, allowing you to navigate the market with greater privacy and reduced competition. By incorporating off-market properties into your search strategy, you’ll have the opportunity to explore a broader selection of homes and uncover hidden gems that might have otherwise gone unnoticed.

Private Network of Clients

Kevin’s private network of clients is a valuable asset in the home-buying process, as it grants you access to an exclusive pool of potential properties and opportunities. This well-established network consists of past and current clients, fellow real estate professionals, and industry contacts, all of whom contribute to a wealth of knowledge and resources. By working with Kevin, you benefit from his extensive connections within the real estate community, which can provide you with off-market listings, pocket listings, or early access to properties before they are listed publicly. Furthermore, Kevin’s strong relationships with other agents and industry professionals enable him to gather valuable insights and market intelligence, ensuring that you stay well-informed throughout your home search.

Bully Offers

Bully offers, also known as pre-emptive offers, are a strategy used by some buyers to gain a competitive advantage in hot real estate markets. These offers are submitted before the scheduled offer presentation date, aiming to pressure sellers into accepting a favorable deal quickly, often at a premium price, to avoid the uncertainty and stress of a bidding war. Kevin understands the nuances of navigating competitive markets and will help you determine if a bully offer is a suitable strategy for your specific situation. While presenting a bully offer can be advantageous in certain circumstances, it’s crucial to carefully assess the potential risks and rewards associated with this approach. Kevin will work closely with you to evaluate the property and market conditions, ensuring that you make informed decisions that align with your home-buying goals. By providing expert guidance and support, Kevin will help you navigate the complexities of the real estate market, whether you choose to submit a bully offer or employ other strategies to secure your dream home.

Visiting Properties

Number of Bedrooms, Square Footage, and all the essentials.

When it comes to finding your dream property, the experience of personally exploring potential homes is invaluable. This process involves coordinating opportunities to see properties firsthand, allowing you to immerse yourself in each space and truly envision living there. Kevin will help you thoroughly assess each property’s features, advantages, and drawbacks and make informed decisions. Moreover, he’ll keep you organized and help maintaining a record of your impressions and observations through the process.

Scheduling Visits

Scheduling property visits is an essential aspect of the home-buying process, as it allows you to personally experience and evaluate each potential property. Kevin is committed to facilitating this important step by working closely with you to arrange visits that accommodate your schedule and preferences. By understanding your priorities, time constraints, and availability, he will coordinate with sellers and their agents to ensure a seamless and efficient viewing experience. With a keen eye for detail and a deep understanding of the local market, Kevin will accompany you during each visit, providing valuable insights and guidance to help you assess each property’s strengths and weaknesses. By carefully planning and scheduling property visits, Kevin aims to maximize your time and ensure that you have the necessary information to make informed decisions throughout your home search.

Viewing Homes

When viewing properties with Kevin, you can expect a wealth of knowledge and experience to be at your disposal. As a seasoned real estate professional, Kevin has honed his ability to identify the strengths and weaknesses of each property, as well as to anticipate potential challenges and opportunities that may arise. During property visits, Kevin will guide you through each home, providing expert insights into aspects such as the home’s condition, architectural features, potential resale value, and any necessary repairs or improvements. His keen eye for detail and deep understanding of the local market will empower you to make informed decisions about each property’s suitability for your needs and lifestyle. Additionally, Kevin’s warm and personable approach ensures that you feel supported and comfortable throughout the entire home-buying process, making each property visit an enjoyable and educational experience.

Evaluating Properties

Kevin plays an essential role in assisting buyers in evaluating properties, ensuring that they find a home that truly meets their unique set of priorities and requirements. With his extensive experience and market knowledge, Kevin will guide you through the process of assessing each property’s value, location, and potential for growth. He will help you analyze the property’s condition, layout, and any necessary updates or renovations, enabling you to make informed decisions about the home’s suitability for your needs. Additionally, Kevin will provide insights on the neighborhood and community, allowing you to better understand the area’s amenities, schools, and future development plans. By working closely with Kevin, you can be confident that you are making well-informed choices that align with your goals.

Keeping Notes

Maintaining thorough notes during the property search is an essential practice that can significantly streamline the decision-making process and help you stay organized. As you visit various properties, it’s crucial to document your observations, impressions, and any concerns about each home. Jot down details about the layout, features, neighborhood, and any potential renovations or updates required. Recording these specifics will make it easier to compare and evaluate the different properties later on, ensuring you can recall key information and make more accurate assessments. Additionally, taking photographs or long-form videos can be an invaluable aid, as they help you visualize the homes when discussing and reviewing them with your real estate agent, family, or friends. By keeping comprehensive notes and staying organized throughout your property search, you’ll be better equipped to make well-informed decisions and ultimately find the perfect home that aligns with your needs and lifestyle.

Kevin takes the lead

Kevin, as an experienced and dedicated real estate professional, is committed to providing you with personalized guidance and support throughout your home-buying journey. By working closely with you, Kevin will help identify homes that meet your criteria and align with your desired lifestyle, financial goals, and long-term plans. He will also share his expertise on market trends, property values, and the local real estate landscape to empower you with the knowledge needed to make an informed decision. Kevin’s client-focused approach and attention to detail will make the home-buying process as seamless and stress-free as possible, ultimately helping you find the perfect home that truly meets your needs and exceeds your expectations.

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