Buying a Home
Selecting a Realtor
There are 2,000,000 Real Estate Licenses in the Country!
How do you select one?
Consider a Certified Residential Specialist. Fewer than 2% of all Real Estate Licensees have received the CRS®
Why do I need a Certified Residential Expert?
Buying a home is one of the most crucial financial
transactions of your life. In what can be a confusing and sometimes
difficult process, it pays to leave as little to chance as you
can. But with the help of a professional you can navigate unknown
territory with ease.
How can a CRS help me?
To fill the specific residential needs of home buyers and sellers,
the Residential Sales Council of the National Association of REALTORS®
instituted a class of expert real estate professionals: the Certified
Every CRS has undergone a rigorous, specialized course of detailed
training, aimed at making residential transactions as smooth and
worry-free as possible.
A CRS brings special qualifications to your needs:
- Membership in a local Board, State Association, and the National
association of REALTORS®. Every CRS is part
of a much larger network of real estate professionals.
- Successful completion of the courses leading
to the Certified Residential Specialist designation. Every CRS
is a real estate professional equipped with special expertise,
thanks to advanced study in listing, selling, investment, taxes
- A history of demonstrated sales performance through the documented
execution of residential sales transactions.
- What this means is that when you work with a CRS, you're working
with someone who is more connected, more knowledgeable, and more
I Specialize In Helping You Buy!
- A move is often accompanied by uneasiness about going to an
unfamiliar area. I can ease your anxieties by provide crucial
information and services long before your actual move takes place.
- I will supply information on all aspects of the new community:
cost of living, government, taxes, churches, schools, transportation, sports,
shopping and leisure activities.
- I will coordinate the sale of your present house and the purchase
of your new home, according to your style, price range and residential
- I will arrange mortgage financing for you. I have established
good working relationships with various lending institutions.
- I will minimize the disruption of family life that moving
often causes through our assistance in the sale of your present
house, helping to find a suitable new home and recommending a
step by step program designed to help you get ready for the actual
- Throughout the transfer process we will be in contact with
you to make sure all your needs are met and I follow-up to be
sure that you are happily settled in the Iowa City/Coralville area.
I Specialize in Helping You Secure Financing For Your Home!
The primary factor in determining the suitability of a property
for a mortgage loan is whether or not it has a fair market value
sufficient to provide security for the amount of the loan requested.
I will determine the market value of your property for you by
comparing to similar property in the area. The next step is to
find the right lending institution for your needs. I will mediate
between you and your financial institution and handle all the
details in the purchasing of your home to secure the best possible
Please contact me to help you buy a property today.