Buyer Representation Services

Los Angeles Westside Home Buyer Services

Working with the right agent may be more important than you might think. You should apply the same diligence in your decision-making as you would in selecting a legal or health care professional. My services as outlined here will benefit you with nearly 40 years of negotiation and client services experience which reflect the level of dedication to success that you deserve.


Searching For A New Home

  • Diligently search and present selected properties meeting buyer's criteria utilizing MLS and agent network.

  • Provide custom search program providing in-depth property/market data.

  • Contact owners of select properties client has identified to explore potential interest of a private sale.

  • Continually update new listings and price/status changes on existing listings.

  • Educate client on all relevant aspects of the home-buying process.

Negotiation Of The Offer

  • Thoroughly explain the various documents that facilitate a purchase transaction.

  • Provide a written comparative market analysis showing comparable properties currently on the market, in escrow and recently sold to determine price.

  • Develop a negotiation strategy specific to target property.

  • Conduct a diligent on-site visual inspection of property's accessible areas.

  • Present all offers and counteroffers in person where possible.

  • Communicate frequently to maintain a situational awareness at all times.

  • Personally deliver all executed documents where possible.

  • Maintain transaction confidentiality.

Managing The Transaction

  • Interact with Escrow on all sales and contractual details.

  • Review all documents.

  • Monitor evolution of escrow to ensure contingency deadlines are met.

  • Coordinate inspection appointments.

  • Ensure client receives all disclosure documents per seller's contractual obligation.

  • Attend all inspections conducted on behalf of client.

  • Negotiate any necessary requests for repairs/seller credits related to results of physical inspection report.

  • Maintain regular contact with client's lender for updates and changes relating to loan process.

  • Ensure property is in compliance with all local ordinances.

  • Facilitate closing logistics (i.e., final escrow appointment and walk-through inspection for verification of property condition).

  • Accompany client at final escrow meeting to sign loan documents.

  • Monitor title recording and escrow closing.

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Craig Whitlock

11661 San Vicente Blvd., 10th Floor
Los AngelesCA90049
Mobile: (310) 488-4399
Fax: (310) 820-1457