The Professional Home Buyer Guide
Your Real Estate Consultant
Ben Orozco ABR, Licensed Associate
RE/MAX Professionals 7111 West Bell Road, Suite 101 Glendale, Arizona 85308 NatesHomes.com 602-942-7000
A Few Words From Your Real Estate Consultant
You are about to embark on the exciting and rewarding journey to homeownership! Whether its your first home, retirement, dream or an investment property, our Team of Professionals, will strive to make the experience one you will want to tell your friends and family about. As the real estate market becomes more advanced (and even more complex), we are continuing to improve our services and add to our marketing insight. Being informed of the current Real Estate Market allows us to custom design our services especially for your needs. We understand this is a big undertaking, no matter how many homes you may purchase in a lifetime. We believe that in order for you to feel comfortable during this process you will need to be well-equipped and armed with up-to-date information. This guide contains information about myself, our team, the home-buying process, as well as other valuable reading material to make your experience that much easier. With our Professional Home Buyers Guide you will know what to expect every step of the way. Also included are important phone numbers, time-lines and even a helpful moving checklist. You may also refer to the glossary of terms to familiarize yourself with terminology you may hear during the course of your home buying process. On behalf of the Nate Martinez Team, let me be the first one to congratulate you on your decision to purchase a home. We look forward to be your real estate guide on this exciting journey! Your Real Estate Consultant, Ben Orozco, ABR (602) 697-3360 direct Ben@NatesHomes.com
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step
Why Choose The Nate Martinez Team?
Its Our Pleasure!
Buying a home can be a complicated business. Mistakes could literally cost you thousands of dollars or the missed opportunity of owning the home of your dreams. As a buyer, you are always in competition with the other buyers who are also looking to buy their dream home. There is a vast difference in the level of expertise and quality of service provided by real estate agents. Give yourself the advantage of working with the Very Best ... work with Nates Team and get these value-added services that will make a lasting difference in your home buying experience.
1.) A Highly Trained Team of Specialists: Our team is set up to provide award-winning service from the very first phone call you make to our office. Each of our members work together as a team to make sure that all of the important details of your home purchase process are handled professionally, proficiently and with a personal touch. Our highly trained real estate consultants focus on nothing else but finding the perfect home for you, while our administrative team members are specialized by department to ensure support, organization and efficiency to you and your real consultant.
2.) Expert Negotiation Skills: Nates Team has helped over 3,000 families buy or sell a home in the Phoenix metro area over the last quarter of a century. This level of success is a testimonial to the expertise and negotiating skills that give any clients working with our team a major advantage over buyers working with other agents. Collectively, Nates team has close to 100 years of real estate experience - what does this mean for you? Well, simple, that if your real estate consultant doesnt know the answer, someone on the team does!
3.) Reputation Talks: Over the years, Nates team has earned a reputation built on merit, achievement, reliability, honesty and integrity. We strive to provide an experience that our clients will want to tell their friends and family about. Additionally, we work hard to maintain a good reputation with our fellow industry colleagues. Because we value the relationship with other Valley Realtors, this will ultimately help you during the negotiation process.
4.) The Largest Inventory of Homes For Sale: Our team carries a large inventory of bank owned homes, resale, short sale and land listings. We pride ourselves on featuring move-in ready properties, which are priced competitively. When shopping for a home, we can assist you not only with our available inventory but also all other properties for sale through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), new construction and those listed For Sale By Owner.
Our Professional Pledge
Exceeding all your expectations is our Mission!
To help you find your home in the shortest time, at the best price and terms, with superior service, we pledge the following to you:
Explain real estate agency relationship Maintain communication during the term of the agreement Analyze your property needs and desires Orient you to the current market conditions Provide helpful community data Explain local real estate practices and procedures Provide information on lenders and financing alternatives Search the local Multiple Listing Service (MLS) for properties that meet your criteria Coordinate appointments and show all properties of interest, whether or not the properties are listed by the Nate Martinez Team
Provide relevant market data to determine fair market value of homes Explain the offer and negotiation process Deliver required Property Disclosure Forms when applicable Carefully explain and prepare all paperwork required to make an offer Arrange to present all offers to seller in a timely manner Strive to obtain the best possible price and terms for you Explain post-purchase activities and responsibilities Follow-up on all post-purchase activities Keep confidential any information you designate in writing as confidential Explain the Buyer Advisory and For Your Protection Get A Home Inspection
To make this pledge official, let's all sign on the dotted line!
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Your Team Of Experts
The Nate Martinez Team has multiple departments which we have designed to provide the best real estate experience for not only our sellers but for our buyer clients as well. Our team of experts is a finely tuned, well oiled machine, ready to service ALL your real estate needs!
Nate Martinez ~ Owner/Agent, ABR, CRS, GRI, CRP, CDPE, CLHMS, ePRO, SFR Licensed Associates ~ Your Real Estate Consultants: Ben Orozco, ABR Darren Burrup Brandi Martinez, CDPE Sarah Bliss, ABR, ePRO Nathan Martinez, JR Nicole Froats Administrative Departments: Buyer Closing Coordinator Listing Manager Short Sale Negotiator Full Service REO Department Field Inspectors Industry Affiliates:
Title/Escrow Company Loan Officer Home Inspection Company Home Warranty Company Termite Inspection Company Handyman Services
Your Home Wish List
For the Following Rank Importance: 3= Must Have 2= Desirable 1= Not Important
Community Services Child care services available 3 2 1 YMCA/park district facilities 3 2 1 Churches 3 2 1 High-quality healthcare 3 2 1
Convenience Close to present or future jobs 3 2 1 Near grocery and other stores 3 2 1 Parks/play areas 3 2 1 Easy freeway access 3 2 1
Neighbors Relatives/friends in the neighborhood 3 2 1 Children for your kids to play with 3 2 1 Active community groups 3 2 1
HOME REQUIREMENTS:3 Price range? $_______________to $_________________ Down Payment: $ ________________________ What home styles do you prefer? Single Family / Townhouse / Condo / Patio Home / Other Single Story / 2 Story / No preference Age of home or new construction? __________________
How many bedrooms? _________________ How many bathrooms? Square feet?_____________________ Specific Subdivision? _____________________________________ Pool? (yes / no) Community Pool? (yes / no) No preference on pool? (yes / no) Spa? (yes / no) Parking? _______________________________ Lot Size? ________________________________________ RV Parking? (yes / no) Fireplace (yes / no) Formal Living/Dining Rooms? (yes / no) Please list any other special features you consider important for your home purchase: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Important Information You Need To Know
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