Helping Your Realtor And Lender Help You On Home Purchase

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Helping Your Realtor And Lender Help You On Home Purchase

This Article On Helping Your Realtor And Lender Help You On Home Purchase Was UPDATED On November 19th, 2018

I know sometimes it can be hard finding the right Realtor.

  • I also know that once you have made that decision, there are some tips that can make your Home Buying Partnership more successful
  • Helping your realtor and lender help you on your home purchase will relieve much added stress in the home buying process and mortgage process

Busy Realtors in the business tend to assume everyone knows the proper procedure in looking at homes.

  • I have found this topic to be rarely discussed between Realtors and clients but an area that is definitely worthy of being addressed

Helping Your Realtor And Lender Help You With Meeting Another Real Estate Agent

If you meet another agent, be sure and tell them you are already working with an agent.

If a real estate agent does not ask you if you’re working with another agent, then promptly volunteer that information.

  • Real estate agents are trained to ask you this question but sometimes they don’t, they forget, or are afraid to hear the answer
  • Be sure and tell them immediately

Looking At New Homes (Model Homes Or Inventory)

If you attend a New Home Model/Open House without your agent, give your agents business card to the model home agent.

  • If you do not have a business card, you should sign the guest book with your agents name next to your own with their number
  • Not only will this help your agent get the most detailed information for you, it will protect you from giving out your personal information
  • Your agent knows the questions that should be asked of the builder
  • In some cases the builder will not allow you to have your own representation if you do not fill out their card with your agents name
  • Be sure and do this

Do Not Ask Another Agent To Show You Property

Your real estate agent is eager to help you.

  • Part of your real estate agents helping you, is to send you properties for consideration
  • First drive by the property to see if the area neighborhood is of interest to you
  • Then schedule an appointment for a showing with your agent
  • Some appointments can require a 24 hour notice, but many are much shorter
  • Your agent will also show you any home that you have located yourself

Do Not Directly Call The Listing Agent For Information As They Represent The Seller

Your agent will be able to get more detailed information from the listing agent then you, as they have direct access to the listing information through the MLS. There will be no confusion if your agent calls the listing agent.

Follow Open House Protocol If You Go Unescorted

If you attend an Open House without your real estate agent, give your real estate agents business card to the agent hosting the Open House.

  • If you do not have their card, you can sign their guest book with your agents name next to your own
  • Again not only will your agent have access to the MLS for detailed information about the property, but this protects you from giving out personal information

I hope this will help you in working with your own real estate agent.

  • If you have still not found an agent, please call me as I can help you locate a great agent from our large Real Estate and Lending Network Database at Gustan Cho Associates
  • By connecting both the Realtor and the Lender (My Loan Officer Partner Dale Elenteny of Gustan Cho Associates at Loan Cabin Inc.) to you, this truly takes you from the beginning to the end in a seamless process
  • I look forward to hearing from you and helping you buy and finance your dream home

About My Loan Officer Partner Dale Elenteny

Dale Elenteny of Gustan Cho Associates is a veteran mortgage loan professional with over 27 years of experience in the mortgage business.

  • Dale’s experience includes both as a wholesale account executive and as a retail loan officer
  • Dale Elenteny represents Gustan Cho Associates at Loan Cabin Inc, a five star national mortgage banking firm headquartered in Lombard, Illinois
  • GCA at Loan Cabin is nationally known for its 21 day closings and no overlays on government and Conventional Loans
  • The Gustan Cho Team at Loan Cabin Inc. is one of the fastest, if not the fastest, growing national mortgage companies under the leadership of CEO Massimo Ressa
  • Massimo Ressa and our management team at Gustan Cho Associates understands the importance of customer service
    • Not just closing mortgage loans but the importance of closing loans on time

Dale Elenteny, like myself, is available 7 days a week, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Happy House Hunting!

Thomas Falloon

Real People Realty

708-525-6308

Illinois Licensed Real Estate Agent

Author Of Helping Your Realtor And Lender Help You

About The Author Of Helping Your Realtor And Lender Help You

Tom Falloon is a contributing associate writer for Gustan Cho Associates.

Tom is a licensed veteran realtor for Real People Realty based in Mokena, Illinois. Tom’s home buyers become his lifelong friends.

  • Most of Thomas Falloon’s home buyers and sellers are either previous clients or referrals from previous clients
  • Tom’s passion of writing blogs is to educate and inform the public of his extensive knowledge in real estate, lending, investing, and life experiences
  • Tom feels that knowledge is a must
  • Due to his beliefs in being the best of the best in his field, Tom not only keeps up with the latest real estate market news but also spends countless of hours every chance he gets to get familiar with the mortgage guidelines
  • He keeps up with latest and greatest loan programs in the market to help his clients
  • He is probably the most knowledgeable real estate agent in the Chicagoland Area
  • He is unique and different than any other realtor
  • This is because he believes in having a one stop realty shop
  • Since having the right knowledgeable experienced lender is key in closing homes, he has partnered up with Dale Elenteny of Gustan Cho Associates at Loan Cabin Inc.

Dale has a national reputation of knowing his mortgage lending guidelines from his two plus decades in the mortgage business. There are countless of mortgage loan officers who are still fan of Dale Elenteny where they still contact Dale for his expertise on loan scenarios. Dale Elenteny of Gustan Cho Associates at Loan Cabin Inc. can be reached at 630-479-2719 or text Dale for faster response. Or email Dale Elenteny at dale@loancabin.com.

We are pleased and proud of having Thomas Falloon as part of  Gustan Cho Associates and look forward to his future articles in the days, weeks, and months to come. Thomas Falloon can be reached on his cell at 708-525-6308.

This BLOG On Helping Your Realtor And Lender Help You Was UPDATED On November 19th, 2018

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