Buying a Home
As a buyer’s agent,
we will only represent you, the
buyer. This includes honesty, fairness, loyalty,
complete client confidentiality and full disclosure of
all known facts. Our team will guide you through this
exhilarating adventure. Full of excitement and emotion,
this process is also fraught with a long list of items
to take care of to ensure a smooth and successful
purchase. Taking care of details, large and small, is
our specialty. Care and diligence are used in presenting
all offers and counter offers in a timely manner. Our
primary goal is to get you the best home at the lowest
Listed below are our Buyers Services that we
provide for all of our clients:
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- As long-time residents of North Central
Florida and our involvement with the Board of Realtors
of GACAR (Gainesville Alachua County Association of
Realtors), we have extensive knowledge of our
marketplace. We have the expertise and connections to
make sure you are informed about all of the options
available to you and to guide you to the area or
neighborhood that best suits your needs.
Your smartest first step (after choosing
your realtors!) is to talk with a lender so you have
an accurate picture of your comfortable price point.
We are happy to provide contact information for local
lenders with whom we have had good experiences.
- Here at Gator Homes Realty, we strive to save you time by listening to your
requirements and desires and narrowing your search
to those homes and areas that would be of real
consideration. Information gathering, whether it be
about schools, community organizations, services,
access to utilities, houses of worship and
medical care, is our pleasure. We're also happy to
provide personal resources such as dry cleaners,
veterinarians and hair salons. We want to make sure
your transition is wrinkle-free.
- While looking at property together, you will
find we are knowledgeable about construction, layout,
and design. We have a razor sharp eye for detail.
Our team is adept at providing insight and suggestions towards
livability, updating and ways to add value for
- If you are an out of town client, we will email
you listings, preview property on your behalf and
send you photographs of potential homes and areas.
If circumstances dictate, we have helped clients
purchase homes without their physically being at the
residence until just prior to closing.
- When we find your new home, our team will answer
questions and resolve any concerns, counsel you on
structuring your offer and deposit, prepare the
paperwork and present and negotiate on your behalf.
Our agents are focused on securing the best possible terms for
- Gator Homes Realty will handle all communication between you
and the sellers through their agent. Being an
integral part of our local real estate community for
years, our team personally know many of the real estate
agents in our marketplace. These relationships
greatly facilitate positive transactions.
At this time, we will discuss having inspections
such as home, termite and radon. Again, we're happy
to supply names of reputable tradesmen with whom we
have had good experiences. We'll set-up these
appointments and will attend with you or on your
behalf. After we have the results, your Gator Homes
agent will communicate with
the seller's agent and handle any further
- If any surprises arise during the process, your
Gator Homes agent is
your advocate and expert. It is our goal to resolve
issues to your satisfaction.
- Our team will communicate with your lender from acceptance
of your offer to closing to make sure loan
approval is on track.
- Upon selection of a Title Company or closing
attorney (Once again, we can provide you with names
of whom we've had positive experiences with.), we
give them the necessary information and schedule your
- We'll present you with utility contact information
for your new residence so you can arrange for
service prior to your moving date.
- At the closing table and beyond, Gator Homes
Realty will make every
effort to serve your best interests. As a sounding
board, a resource, a confidant and a real estate
expert, each of our agents endeavor to earn and keep your trust and