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Step 5- 'Select The One'

10 Step Guide to Home Buying & Buyer Services Guarantee

Maryland's Property Team has spent 5 Decades Helping Clients Find the Right Home! This page contains an overview of the services clients receive who select Maryland's Property Team for buyer representation. Maryland’s Property Team’s 10 Step Guide to Home Buying & Buyer Services Guarantee guarantees that you will fully understand the home buying process, be the 1st to know about properties coming on the market and ensures that you will see homes the 1st day on the market. For more information, Schedule a FREE No-Obligation Confidential Consultation! At our consultation we will discuss your needs and how our team can help you achieve your goals, develop your customized home buying path to success & set up your instant home search alerts. Always the best!

Step 5- Select 'The One'

  • Buyers tend to purchase on emotion and justify with facts
  • It is our team’s job to make sure you have the knowledge to make informed decisions when purchasing
  • 2nd showing appointments
  • Access to additional information so that you can make an informed decision
  • Market data of similar homes to establish value
  • Mandatory seller disclosures
  • Copy of report from Comprehensive Loss Underwriting Exchange
  • Homeowners association or condominium fees and inclusions
  • General age and condition of major structural & mechanical components
  • Schools
  • Great Schools
  • Anne Arundel County schools
  • Crime Statistics
  • Anne Arundel County Police Department
  • SpotCrime
  • Family Watchdog
  • Demographics
  • Please let us know any questions you have!
  • Loan Estimate
  • Needed down payment
  • Closing costs
  • Monthly payment
  • Principle
  • Interest
  • Taxes
  • Insurance
  • Utility costs
  • Community amenities
  • Water access
  • Beach
  • Boat launch
  • Piers
  • Pool
  • Golf
  • Common grounds
  • Walking trails
  • Tot lot
  • Basketball courts
  • Tennis courts
  • Homeowners association or condominium fees and inclusions
  • Water & sewer
  • Heating & cooling
  • Maintenance & Insurance
  • All-Inclusive
  • Drywall In
  • Exterior
  • Snow removal
  • Security
  • Storage
  • Private roads
  • Understanding what any potential offer would address
  • Contract states
  • Property is to be sold in as-is condition per the date of contract ratification
  • Personal belongings are not included in the sale
  • Property to be delivered free of trash & debris and broom clean at settlement
  • Seller is not obligated to change or fix anything unless negotiated in contract
  • Items contract does not address
  • Professional cleaning
  • Steam cleaning
  • Paint
  • Nails in walls
  • Picture hangers
  • Mounted TV’s
  • Fixtures that require tools to remove generally are considered included with the property
  • Items of question should be addressed in the contract as inclusions or exclusions
  • Inspections
  • Point of inspections is to discover unknown defects in property
  • Items not in proper working order
  • Should not be punch list or future renegotiation of the contract
  • Should not address cosmetics
  • Two most common types of property inspections
  • As-is inspections with buyer's right to terminate
  • Inspections with buyer's right to ask seller to consider repairs upon discovery of defects
  • Structural/Mechanical
  • Mold
  • Environmental
  • Radon
  • Chimney
  • Termite
  • Lead Paint
  • Well
  • Yield
  • Bacteria
  • Chemical
  • Lead
  • Radium
  • Septic
  • Other
  • Ways to improve the property
  • Simple fixes
  • Remodeling costs
  • Cost vs. value report
  • Feasibility studies
  • Things that may affect the use
  • Zoning
  • Easements
  • Conservation
  • Anne Arundel County permits & inspections
  • Any specific questions you have? Let us know and we will find the answer!

Next: Step 6- Negotiate the Purchase Agreement- Inform you of negotiation strategies. Structure the offer to your advantage.


Schedule a FREE No-Obligation Confidential Consultation- At our consultation we will discuss your needs and how our team can help you achieve your goals, develop your customized home buying path to success & set up your instant home search alerts. 


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