Buying in Oakland or Lapeer County?

Buying a home especially for the first time can be an exciting thought and most of the process is pretty fun; Looking at homes, visualizing your personal things in a new place, and the anticipation of living someplace new and fresh. It can also start to be pretty stressful when it comes to Buying Lapeer homes, lapeer homes, Lapeer real estatedetails, timelines and negotiations. The last thing you need is to have the listing agent of whatever home you choose manipulating you along the way. Many listing agents do sell their own properties but there is nothing smarter than having your own Oxford / Lapeer buyer's representative with you for the entire transaction and beyond.

Using a buyers agent instead of letting the listing agent conduct the entire transaction can actually save you money and headaches now and in the long run. While a listing agent is really only working for the seller, a buyer's agent is only working for you, the buyer. The best thing about this arrangement is you don't even have to pay a buyer's agent. As your representative we will receive a commission on whatever home you and your family choose from the seller. We don't have a hidden agenda to sell one home over the other and strive to make sure you have all the details necessary to make an informed buying situation.

As your buyer's representative for Oxford / Lapeer homes, we also negotiate for your terms and your price. There is no need to ever communicate directly with the seller or listing agent if you choose not to. We handle the entire process from pre-approval on a loan to closing. There is nothing better than handing you the keys to your new home.

Some details you will want to know before you start your Lapeer / Oakland County homes search:

Get Pre-Approved if you are obtaining financing for your home. Having a lender write out a pre-approval letter ahead of time helps you know how much you can afford and let's the sellers know you are a serious buyer.

Have some funds set aside for inspection costs, earnest money deposit and reserves. Lenders don't like to see that you will be spending every cent you have on a home so make sure that along with the inspection costs and earnest money you have some funds in savings or reserves just in case.

Know what you want before you start looking. Having a clear sense of your needs and wants before looking at homes removes the feeling of "we'll just know it when we see it" mentality. This can lead to problems in the future and quite shockingly, the wrong house altogether. Know your plans, family needs and layout you desire before looking at Oakland / Lapeer County homes.

Your Expert Lapeer and Oakland County MI Realtor

As your sole representative of your Lapeer County real estate and Oakland County homes, we use our experience and skilled training to negotiate for any Oxford / Lapeer area homes on your behalf. Using ethical and aggressive negotiating tactics we will strive to get the terms and price you are hoping for. Bringing buyers and sellers together in a stress-free and easy transaction is always our goal and as top producing agents in our field we guarantee our work not only now but for your future purchases as well.

We can assist in any home, property or building in the entire Lapeer, Oakland, Genesee and Macomb County area including but not limited to:

As your Oxford / Lapeer MI Realtor, it is our duty and job to make sure your real estate transaction is as hassle free as possible. We want our customers to be life long clients. Feel free to contact us anytime for updated Lapeer / Oakland County listings, home values and questions on Oxford / Lapeer homes or real estate in the Oakland or Lapeer County area. Call my cell at (810) 338-0628 or email us anytime at 

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