As a Home
Buyer, you have the right:
To representation equal to that of any seller or builder.
To treatment as a "client", not as a "customer".
To a written contract with your real estate agent:
making your agent legally accountable to you, and not the seller;
requiring your agent not to divulge confidential information to the seller or the seller's agent; and
making your agent:
represent your best interests in buying a
only your interests,
and, not the interests of any seller, real estate agency, mortgage lender, insurance company, or other vendor.
To professional assistance in:
searching out properties on the market, including "For Sale By Owner";
evaluating your loan package to identify a favorable loan and rate;
developing a preliminary evaluation of a property (including both pros and cons) and providing a explanation of comparative property values in the area;
properly advising you on price and other advantageous negotiating options and preparing a purchase offer,
delivering any purchase offer promptly to the seller or the seller's agent,
negotiating only on your behalf;
arranging inspections, warranties, and any certifications that might affect the value of the property;
accompanying you on a final walk through of the property before closing;
attending the closing and providing assistance to you and your attorney at the closing.
To expect your
house search, purchase and closing to be as simple and as enjoyable as possible.