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Our Buyer Services

Buying a new home in the DFW area is an adventure for both you and your real estate agent.  There are many unique neighborhoods, homes, and features for you to choose from when searching for your perfect home in Southlake, Colleyville, Grapevine and surrounding areas.  Our agents at Minteer Realty are prepared to assist you in your search for your dream home.  You will be backed by not only your agent, but a dedicated client services team to provide guidance and answer any questions that may arise during the transaction.  The services your agent at the Minteer Realty will provide you with include…

Initial Consultation

  • Discuss your goals, needs, and priorities in buying a home
  • Discuss your desired neighborhoods and the features you want in a home

Finding Your Dream Home

  • Search for properties based on your selection of desired features, location and budget
  • Provide access to the best real estate search sites (i.e. Multiple Listing Service)
  • Inform you on the general real estate procedures and market customs in the area
  • Contact brokers/real estate agents, and schedule appointments to view properties

Making an Offer to Purchase

  • Help you determine the right offer price and terms
  • Draft a purchase agreement
  • Discuss, clarify, and review all terms
  • Advise you on customary practices, local regulations, and contingencies
  • Negotiate any terms in a seller’s counter offer
  • Help you reach the final and best agreement

Guiding You Through the Transaction

  • Coordinate the delivery of the earnest money deposit into the escrow account
  • Recommend the best vendors for financing, home inspections, pest inspections, environmental inspections, and warranties as needed
  • Closely monitor the escrow and title process
  • Verify receipt and review the Preliminary Title Report
  • Receive all required disclosures, reports, inspections, etc, in compliance with all local ordinances,         regulations, and provisions pertaining to the purchase of the home
  • Review and explain any/all disclosures
  • Schedule the pest and physical inspections of property
  • Ensure timely removal of any/all contract contingencies

Closing Escrow

  • Schedule and attend the signing for all required closing paperwork
  • Verify that the homeowner’s insurance policy is effective by the proper date
  • Schedule the final property walk through
  • Arrange for keys and occupancy

Post-Sale

  • Follow-up with you once you are settled into your new home
  • Assist with any relocation needs (e.g., utilities, school information, etc)
  • Prepared to offer guidance and support beyond the transaction
  • Stand ready to serve you and your referrals with any future transactions