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OUR ROLE

As a Buyer's Agent

When you select Raegen Johnson as your representative, you'll benefit from unwavering support and guidance throughout every stage leading up to the closing. Our mission is to equip you with the essential knowledge and insights, enabling you to make well-informed decisions with confidence. Below is an extensive list of the ways we are committed to assisting you:

Comprehensive Homebuyer Consultation Session:

  • Elaborate on the tax advantages associated with homeownership.

  • Highlight the comparative benefits of homeownership over renting, when applicable.

  • Provide a comprehensive overview of the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) and its significance in your property search.

  • Emphasize the importance of obtaining a "pre-approval" for a mortgage and its impact on your purchasing power.

  • Facilitate an introduction to a seasoned loan officer for personalized financial guidance, when applicable

  • Conduct an in-depth analysis to discern your specific priorities, desires, and requirements in a property.

  • Clarify the mediation process and its role in resolving potential disputes.

  • Address pertinent issues related to lead-based paint in compliance with regulations.

  • Provide a detailed elucidation of "Agency" and "Limited Dual Agency" concepts to uphold transparency.

  • Delve into considerations regarding home warranties for added protection and peace of mind.

  • Elaborate on the provisions and significance of a comprehensive home inspection as part of your due diligence process.

  • Clarify the contingencies outlined in the Arizona Purchase Contract, emphasizing the significance of each one and the necessity of comprehending contingency deadlines. Understanding these deadlines is crucial to safeguarding your earnest money.

  • Skillfully draft the purchase contract in your best interests.

  • Skillfully negotiate on your behalf to secure favorable terms.

  • Provide a thorough explanation of the "as-is" property condition concept, if applicable.

  • Skillfully obtain the seller's acceptance of your offer.

  • Open an escrow account with the mutually agreed-upon escrow company and facilitate the prompt deposit of earnest money into the escrow account

  • Vigilantly manage communication with the mortgage company, escrow company and seller’s agent.

  • Procure a copy of the Seller Disclosure of Property Condition and insurance claims history for your review, ensuring transparency in the transaction.

  • Arrange for a qualified home inspector to evaluate the property professionally, manage any additional specialized inspections as necessary, and ensure that inspection deadline is met.

  • Diligently negotiate any required repairs or credits, in lieu of repairs, based on the inspection findings to align with your satisfaction.

  • Ensure HOA disclosures are received and reviewed, if applicable, and assist in addressing any HOA-related inquiries within the HOA contingency period.

  • If an appraisal shortfall occurs, offer support in negotiating terms that meet the buyer's expectations, thus ensuring a seamless progression towards closing.

After Discovering Your Ideal Home:

  • Conduct a thorough "market evaluation" on properties of interest, facilitating informed decisions on market value

  • Provide a detailed explanation of the processes involved in an offer, counter offer, and accepted offer.

Quest for the Ideal Home:

  • Conduct a comprehensive area tour, if deemed necessary.

  • Utilize the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) to conduct property searches.

  • Perform searches for both newly listed homes and existing properties.

  • Furnish impartial and factual information about each property under consideration.

  • Offer guidance to help you avoid common pitfalls encountered by other buyers.

  • Efficiently coordinate property viewings and secure appointment times for all available listings.

Preparing for Closing:

  • If applicable, initiate the order for a home warranty.

  • Assist in overseeing the completion of all necessary repairs.

  • Skillfully coordinate and schedule the final walk-through.

  • Obtain a signed confirmation of the final walk-through.

  • Collaborate with the title company to schedule a convenient time for the signing of the closing paperwork.

  • Organize the transfer of keys and utility services.

  • Provide you with continuous updates and information throughout the entire process, from inception to completion.

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