128 Willow Ave

Somerville, MA 02144

617-513-1967

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Starting your search

  • Set up a daily email feed of new listings via Multiple Listing Service (MLS) tailored to meet client’s requirements, e.g., number of bedrooms, number of bathrooms, parking, location, and budget
  • Accompany client to view properties as needed – attend open houses or make appointments for private viewings
  • Discuss information in public documents, such as:

City Assessor’s Database

Master Deed

Declaration of Trust

Site plans

Property files at City’s Building Department

  • Create Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) to determine appropriate offer price
  • Obtain financial information from the listing agent and other pertinent information relevant to the history of the property for sale
  • Write and send offer to the listing agent
  • Act as liaison with the listing agent, especially during multiple bid situations

Once your offer is accepted

  • Provide a summary of dates/deadlines
  • Deliver the deposit check to the listing agent
  • Inspection – if you have inspection contingencies (home, pest, radon) as part of your offer:
    • Provide names of home inspectors
    • Join you at the inspection
    • Review the inspection report and create a punch list (if necessary) to present to the seller
    • If necessary, negotiate with the listing agent for any financial remediation or repairs needed prior to the signing of the Purchase & Sale (P&S) agreement or the closing of the property

  • Attorney:
    • Help you identify an appropriate attorney based on what mortgage lender you will be using, location, specialty, etc.
    • Work with the attorney you choose – provide the offer information, condo docs, negotiation details (e.g. from the inspection), and review the P&S
  • Distribute the P&S for signatures and send a signed version to all parties involved: listing agent, attorneys, mortgage lender, appraiser, etc.
  • Deliver the 2nd deposit check to the listng agent
  • If purchasing a condominium, send the mortgage lender’s condo questionnaire to the listing agent to complete in a timely manner
  • Act as liaison for you to all parties involved
  • Follow-up with you and the listing agent regarding upcoming deadlines/items necessary for the closing
  • Schedule a final walk through and make sure all punch list items are completed
  • Remind you to change utilities and tax records to your name
  • Put you in touch with the appropriate building management personnel and/or other condo owners, if purchasing a condominium
  • Attend the closing with you

Once you close

  • Refer professional resources as needed, such as:
    • Contractors
    • Cleaners
    • Handymen
    • Mortgage lenders
    • Attorneys
    • Inspectors
  • Donate to a local charity in your honor