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12 S. Main Street
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
Phone: 609-465-4650
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James M. Rixey

Richard Rixey

Mary V. Rixey

 

 

The Buying Process

Buying Steps:

This is an outline of what to expect from Rixey Realty during the buying process.

  1. Determine your needs and qualifications and assist them with the finance aspect of the transation with a Mortgage Professional by getting Pre-Qualified.
  2. Start home search process.
    1. Most buyers start their search on the internet at www.RixeyRealty.com
    2. Warn buyer of misleading value websites.  Encourage them to rely on your judgment and experience.
    3. Arrange showings.  The easy part.
    4. Prepare offers and execute contract. 
      • Explain the client relationship between Buyer and Realtor know as the Consumer Information Statement.
      • Explain Opinion 26, the Role of Attorney in Real Estate Transaction in NJ.
      • Review sales data with Buyer to justify the price to offer.
      • Negotiate terms and price with Sellers.
      • After offer is accepted, order inspections such as Home Inspection, Termite Inspection etc.  Forth Gere will detail further.
      • Review repair requests and remedies that a home inspection may reveal.
    5. Prepare for Closing.
      • Make sure all terms of the contract are met.
      • Review closing costs and Title Company settlement documents with buyer.
      • Advise Buyers as to the amount of funds they need to bring to closing.
    6. Closing.
      • The Title Company will conduct the closing.
  3.  After Closing.
    • Be available for any questions that Buyers may have.
    • Advise buyers of basic preventative maintenance to preserve their investment such as;  keeping rain gutters clear of debris, opening and closing vents in fall and spring, attic ventilation, timely repairs so the home and its value does not deteriorate.
    • Ask for referrals for the good job you did.