BUYING A HOME
Whether you are a first time home buyer, relocating, expanding, or downsizing the home buying process can be overwhelming and intimidating. As your buyer’s agent it is our mission to provide you with a first-class real estate experience by providing great communication and bringing clarity to the process so you can make informed & confident decisions about your move.
Your experience will begin with an initial consult so we can develop a plan attacking your goals, set expectations for the process, and make sure that together we form a good team. As former teachers you can relax knowing your journey will feel more like a guided tour than a sales pitch as our focus is always on providing you the information you need to make great decisions you can feel excited about.
Start your search here or get ahead of the game with our automated listing alert system.
“Jeff did a wonderful job helping my wife and I find our new home! Not only was he very hard working, but he was also willing to go the extra mile to make sure we were happy and everything was going smooth with the entire home buying/building process. His professionalism and was first rate! We couldn’t be more happy with our new home. THANKS JEFF!!!”
Aaron & Tara, McFarland
GO MOBILE-GET AHEAD
Search accurately and quickly from the palm of your hand with your personalized Home Buyers Marketing App on any mobile device. Whether you just drove by a property or are relaxing at home you can rest easy knowing you have access to all the details regarding the local market. iTunes Version. Android Version.
Better yet, you can stay ahead of other buyers with listings delivered to you the second they hit the market. Whether you can’t find the perfect home right now, just want to keep your eyes open, or want to make sure you have first dibs on newly listed properties we can help.
When you sign up for our automated listing alert system we’ll make sure you are notified when a new home hits the market or has a change in price. This is a simple and effective way to stay up to date in your desired market area.
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Kyle & Hilirie, Oregon
WHAT IS BUYER AGENCY?
Buyer agency is the best way for home buyers to make sure they have a professional in their corner throughout the process. As your buyer agent we are able to provide more value and a higher level of service throughout your move by placing your best interests ahead of all other parties in the transaction. See how we can serve you better with buyer agency. Read more…
Get Ahead of the Game!
Stop pouring over the internet and stay ahead of the market with listings delivered to you the second they hit the market. When you sign up for our automated listing alert system we’ll make sure you are notified when a new home hits the market or has a change in price. This is a simple and effective way to stay up to date in your desired market area and getting ahead of other buyers. Simplify your search by clicking HERE for more information.
Open House Notifications
Looking to do some open house shopping this weekend? Click HERE to sign up. Every Saturday you’ll receive an email showing you where all the open houses are in your area that meet your personal criteria. Your list will include all homes open that weekend including listings provided by other firms. It’s your one stop shop for open house information!
FROM THE BLOG:
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827 S Main St Poynette, WI 53955 Sold: October 26, 2017 Sales Price: $189,000 It's always an honor when past clients return. Zach & Beth bought their first home in 2015 when they worked with Jeff to purchase a condo on Madison's eastside. Looking for a bit more...read more
Is it time to let go of that lease and move into the world of home ownership? Every first time home buyer has to address this question at some point in life. Home ownership is connected to ideals of the American Dream, provides a sense of stability, and can make a lot...read more
With rates STILL at historic lows and continued economic growth it remains to be a great time to consider buying a home. According to the most recent edition of The Stark Company's Real Estate Market Resource the US economy is in its best shape since the recession...read more
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Whether you are a first-time home buyer or a veteran, the home buying process can create challenges while adding stress to an already busy life. There are a number of decisions to make, and even if you've been there before markets and regulations change so it can be...read more
As we near the end of the year the picture of the market tends to get a little murkier for home buyers and potential sellers. Buyers and sellers alike have numerous questions about timing, competition, and negotiation around this season. Courtesy of the latest edition...read more
After a banner year in 2013 the 2014 real estate campaign limped out to a slow start. Media jumped on the chance to remind consumers that housing sales were down in year over year sales and activity was noticeably different than the previous year for those of us...read more
The story of our market during the last few years is one of few homes available for homebuyers to choose from and the best homes selling quickly, often at escalating prices. In markets like this it is more important than ever to make sure you can put your best foot...read more