Homebuyer Services

In representing you in the purchase of your next home, here are some of the services your CENTURY 21 Kreuser and Seiler, Ltd. agent will be happy to provide:

Familiarize you with the whole buying process.  Who represents who; How the MLS works; Where you can find homes on the internet; How offers are submitted; Timing issues; Current financing rates; Closing costs; Everything you need or want to know!

Help you get pre-qualified for financing (for a better negotiating position).  Provide financing alternatives; recommend good, competitive lending sources.

Listen while you tell us what you’d like in your next home.   Location, size and style of home, age, condition, amenities, number of bedrooms and baths, garage, lot size, price range, timing requirements, etc.

Identify homes to view and keep track of new listings as they hit the MLS.   Watch “hot sheet” daily; Automatic notification of new listings meeting your needs (by email, phone, etc.); At your option, we can also seek out homes that are not listed in the MLS, such as “FSBO’s” and homes we know of before they are listed.

Analyze any potential home purchase.   What have homes on the same street, in the same neighborhood, or with the same features recently sold for?  What is fair market value range for this home?  Are there unusual conditions that might affect future resale value?

Write up, submit, and negotiate the purchase contract on your behalf.   We’ll take into account time on market, seller’s motivation, average list/sale price differential, timing requirements, seller disclosures, your motivation, etc.

Follow up until all contract contingencies are met.   Recommend as necessary other quality service providers (lender, home inspector, attorney, insurance agent, etc.); Negotiate homes inspection issues; Follow up on earnest money, financing, attorney approval, and other contract deadlines.

Help you prepare for closing and attend closing with you!   Make sure we have insurance in place, certified funds, utilities contacted, and other details.

Keep in touch with you.  Throughout the entire process (looking for a home, negotiating the purchase, following up on contract contingencies, and preparing for the closing), we’ll be communicating with you regularly and will be available at all times to answer your questions or help you in any way.  You’ll always be “in the loop”!

Other Services. We have a wealth of information at our disposal that we’re happy to share with you. This includes market data, school and neighborhood information, demographics, train schedules, recommended service providers (HVAC, plumbing, painters, etc.), or any special needs you might have.  Just let us know!

One last note:  Unlike many other offices in this area, our office does not practice dual agency.  This means that when you purchase a home with a CENTURY 21 Kreuser and Seiler agent, that agent is always working for you and you alone!

For help in buying your next home, please contact any agent you know in our office, or for an agent recommendation, please click here