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Buying a Home?

WE WOULD LOVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO ASSIST YOU...

Buying a home with our agents has never been easier, thanks to the use of modern technology and the in-house computer software used at SGE Realty.

SGE Realty can locate every home, matching your desired criteria in just seconds and keep you updated every time a new home you might be interested in enters the market. This saves you a great deal of time searching and checking for daily updates. The system will email you every time there is a new suggestion automatically.

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Pre-Qualification

Before the home searching wheels are fully in motion, SGE Realty kindly ask each individual client to meet with a mortgage advisor to find out how much you can afford to pay for a home. This is a great way to know your exact budget before you start.

Pre-Approval:

Pre-Approval is the first stage in knowing your exact maximum budget based upon your status, of course not everyone purchases the most expensive property they can afford but it does prevent you from being disappointed if you were to select a home out of your price range, it also lets sellers and agents know you are serious about finding a home.

Get started:

An effective way to start your search once you are pre-approved is to write out a list stating the criteria of your desired home, the best way to start is by listing the basics such as how many bedrooms, bathrooms, the area you would like to buy in and the size of the property. You also might like to include other features you desire such as a pool, jacuzzi, wooden floors and marble bathrooms. Whatever you desire… make sure to list it and let our agents know.

When you receive a suggestion you like, simply let an agent at SGE Realty know you would like to view a particular property in person and this will be organized at the earliest convenience.

An agent can then meet you at the property or in some special cases can collect you and drive you to the desired home. You will then be given a thorough showing of the home and any questions you have on the property will be answered in detail.

This procedure is then repeated until the agent has successfully found you your dream home.

Once the dream home is located, an agent at SGE Realty will submit your offer on the home to the seller and begin to negotiate on your behalf. As soon as a price is agreed upon by both parties, SGE Realty will handle all of the contract procedures for you and explain anything you may not already understand. Your deposit will go into escrow (A third party) and various inspections will be made on the property to guarantee you are buying a safe and secure investment with no faults or potential problems.

After this process takes place, signed contracts exchange, final payments are made and keys are transferred to yourself, the new home owner.

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SELLING A HOME?

WE WOULD LOVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO ASSIST YOU...

Selling a home consists of a lot more than simply putting up a “For Sale” sign…

It is the duty of SGE Realty to know your property inside-out and to become familiar with facts and details such as property taxes, zoning, square footage, lot size, and terms of your existing loan.

SGE Realty researches the current market and property laws to be fully aware of how much similar homes in the same area are on the market for. The agents at SGE Realty also have a great understanding of the property disclosure laws needed to be taken into consideration along with the terms of sales.

As soon as the specifics regarding your home are taken fully into account, SGE Realty strategically compare your home to other similar properties selling in your neighborhood  before suggesting a realistic price for you to place on your property.

The next step is the “walk through”  a dedicated agent will take a detailed look at the property both inside and out through the eyes of a buyer or home inspector. There maybe items that need repairing or replacing or in some cases items that are simply better off being removed. An attractive home that is impeccably maintained is precisely what is required in assisting you in receiving the full asking price on your property.

During the walk through an agent will consider the following:

  • The interior paint and finishes to make sure they are in superb condition and recently updated. An agent may suggest ideas and ways to make your home more marketable such as color changes and new accessories, this is usually one of the most cost effective ways to make your home stand out against the crowd.
  • The flooring; it is important to make sure the wooden floors, carpets and tiles are in great condition, this can sometimes be as easy as a thorough clean and polish or simply replacing  a few tiles.
  • The appliances; checking they are in working order. Modern appliances are a plus.
  • Plumbing and electrical systems should be fully functional too.
  • Light fixtures, good lighting and making sure all bulbs are fitted and in working order.
  • Sealants surrounding the bath, shower, sinks and windows.
  • SGE Realty pays fine attention to the outside of your property.
  • First impressions are everything.
  • SGE Realty suggest strategic ideas and solutions to increase the curb appeal of your home. This may mean a fresh coat of paint, a change of color or simply removing a hedge or fixing a gate.
  • The lawn and landscape should be precise and immaculate.
  • Unnecessary items such as bird houses, statues, toys, garden signs are often better off in storage, this can help to show the gardens full size and potential.
  • A strong high-end front door makes every home look and feel more secure
  • A clear and tidy inviting entrance free of leaves and dirt is highly recommended.
  • Sparkly windows and window frames are a pleasure to the eye.
  • The roofing and gutters are stable and secured correctly, in fully functional order
  • Balconies should also be cleared of any clutter and thoroughly cleaned.

An agent will keep detailed descriptive notes of everything that requires repair or replacement during the inspection along with any changes that maybe considered advantageous.

SGE Realty endeavor to deliver an excellent service at all times.

The initial property walk through is just the beginning, SGE Realty offer a variety of additional touches that will impress potential buyers and immediately make them feel welcome and at home on entry. We believe excellence is found in the details.

SGE Realty makes it their duty to know your neighborhood.

An agent will conduct a thorough study of your surrounding area consisting of schools, transportation, shopping centers, new improvements, future developments, restaurants, bars and anything else that may be sought after by potential buyers.

The fun part…

Once the initial home work is complete and SGE Realty know your home as if it were their own, its time to sell your property.

SGE Realty invest in “For Sale” signs, fact sheets and advertising costs, granting you peace of mind knowing your property is out on the market gaining full exposure to thousands of potential buyers. SGE Realty hold regular open house dates for you and alert large database’s of potential buyers regarding the sale of your property.

SGE Realty create detailed and descriptive text to advertise your home in its best light, along with providing professional photographers to capture your property just right. The professional creative team at SGE Realty specialize solely in real estate and operate the finest and most modern camera equipment to date.

Agents at SGE Realty welcome and entertain guests at open house dates offering refreshing beverages and tasty treats whilst selling the benefits of a wonderful home such as yours, listing the features and benefits in great detail.

An agent will register every attendees contact information and will follow up with every attendee regardless of their level of interest shown… SGE Realty leave no stone unturned.

SGE Realty discuss offers and negotiate on your behalf allowing you the freedom and flexibility to live your life hassle free enjoying what you love to do most whatever it maybe, knowing your state of affairs are in professional, reliable hands. An agent will keep you fully up to date at every stage of the transaction and paper work and contracts will be carefully explained throughout.

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