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Buyer's Guide

Creating your home wish list


Before the home search begins, your real estate agent will want to know as much as possible about the features and amenities you desire. Make a list of your absolute needs and a separate list of your desired wants.



  • Age: Resale or New Construction?

  • Style: Ranch, two-story, bungalow or a home with character?

  • Bedrooms: How many?

  • Bathrooms: How many? Full or half-bath?

  • Living and Dining Areas: Open/separated layout?

  • Stories: One, two, and/or home with basement?

  • Square feet: How much space?

  • Kitchen: Open to other living space or separated?

  • Storage: Large closets, pantry, linen closet?

  • Parking: One, two or three car garage?

  • Lot: Private, water-view, waterfront or subdivision?

Charlotte brick 2 story house
Lakeside living room


  • Home office

  • Play/exercise room

  • Irrigation system

  • Fireplace

  • Workshop, studio

  • Pool

  • Sidewalk

  • Patio, deck, or porch

  • Laundry room

How can a real estate agent help me?


Seven main roles of your real estate agent:


  • Educate you about your target market.

  • Analyze your wants and needs.

  • Guide you to homes that fit your criteria.

  • Coordinate the work of other needed professionals.

  • Negotiate on your behalf.

  • Check and double-check paperwork and deadlines.

  • Solve any problems that may arise.

New to the area? I can help

Looking for information about the area? My relocation service will quickly familiarize you with everything the surrounding area and communities have to offer. Here's some of my services:


  •  A tour to familiarize you with the area

  •  Information about the area

  •  Relocation assistance

  •  Lender referrals for your mortgage pre-approval 

  •  Show you the best properties to suit your needs

  •  Customized daily updates of new and coming     soon properties

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Searching for Your Dream Home?

Finding the perfect house can be complicated and requires a local professional real estate agent. I make it a point to know every property for sale in the area. Complete the form below and let's get started in finding the right home.

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