The Dallas area is a great place to buy your first home, with a wide variety of neighborhoods and pricing options.

When buying a home, it’s important to have the right team of professionals in your corner to help you save time and money, and to ensure all transactions run smoothly.

The professionals you will work with most often when buying a home are: real estate agent (buyer’s agent), mortgage lender, home inspector, surveyor, title company, and home insurance agent.

Let’s take a closer look at some of the key players you’ll be working with when buying a house.

Professionals You Deal with When Buying a House Information for Homebuyers presented by Oleg Sedletsky, Realtor in Dallas TX

1. Real Estate Agent (Buyer’s Agent)

The seller will likely have a real estate agent (Seller’s Agent) who acts on their behalf and represents their best interests. (Seller’s agents are also referred to as listing agents.) In other words, the seller’s agent works for the seller, not the buyer.

As a homebuyer, you should have your own real estate agent (Buyer’s Agent)  who represents your best interests.

Your real estate agent is the most important member of your team!

Your real estate agent will be with you every step of the way, from advising you on local market conditions and trends to finding the right home to negotiating the best price.

Therefore, as your Real Estate Agent, I will serve you by always keeping your buying interests, and needs at the forefront of our relationship.

With my access to all properties listed by other agents, I’m confident that we will find the right home in the right location for you.

Working together, we will make the right offer, and I will stay on top of the process until you become a homeowner.

2. Mortgage Lender

– Your mortgage lender is another critical partner. They will work with you to find a loan that fits your needs, and will also help you get pre-approved for a mortgage. It’s important to work with a lender who has a good reputation and offers competitive rates.

3. Home Inspector

– Home Inspection is an essential part of the home buying process. A Home Inspector will inspect the property for any potential problems, so you know what you’re getting into before you buy it. They will check the roof, plumbing, electrical system, and more. It’s important to hire a qualified inspector who has experience in inspecting homes in the Dallas area. The buyer pays the cost of a home inspection but can always wave the right to have one performed.

4. Surveyor

– A survey is required by your lending institution. This survey will show you where the property lines are, what easements may be tied to the lot, and if your fence is on your neighbor’s property or vice versa. If a survey has not been conducted on the property within the last six months, it is recommended to conduct a survey before buying the home.

5.Title Company

– A Title Company ensures that the title to a piece of real estate is legitimate, clear and that there are no outstanding liens on the property, and then issues title insurance for that property. Also, the title company will act as the escrow agent by holding deposits and other payments until the transaction is completed. They will issue title insurance for the buyer and lender, protecting them against any claims or issues with the property. The Title Company Acts as the closing agent; The final closing for a home is typically held at the office of the title company.

6. Home Insurance Agent

– Your Lender will require Homeowner’s insurance as it is a financial protection for your home against disasters. Home insurance protects your investment in case of damage or theft. It’s important to work with an agent who can find you a policy that fits your needs and budget.


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Check out my other articles for more helpful information about the home-buying process.

For many, buying a home for the first time can seem like a daunting task.  Rest assured, it doesn’t have to be, and I’ve got you covered! Being a confident home buyer starts by understanding the simple basics and increasing your awareness of what to expect during the home buying process. Once you become an informed first-time homebuyer, you will reduce your stress, increase your confidence, and be one step closer to owning your first home.

Get your home buying jump-start right now by checking out my other articles linked below.

The Process Of Buying A House in Dallas Texas

How Long Does It Take To Buy A House in Dallas?

Professionals You Deal with When Buying a House

6 Reasons Why You Need A Realtor® To Buy A Home In The Dallas Area

Pre-qualified vs Pre-approved

What Documents Do You Need To Apply For A Mortgage?

Do’s and Don’ts After Applying for a Mortgage

What Happens Next After You Sign a Home Purchase Contract?

A Practical Guide for First-Time Home Buyers in Dallas: 10 Things to Do Before Buying a Home to Avoid Costly Mistakes

A First-Time Homebuyer’s Guide to Earnest Money and Option Fee when Buying a Home in the Dallas, Texas area

Closing on a Home in Dallas Texas – What to Expect and How it Works. Step-by-Step Guide

Closing Costs: What are they, How much money do you need to buy a home? A Complete Guide for First Time Home Buyers in Dallas Fort Worth

 

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The Buyer’s Agent Duty

READ: Texas Real Estate Commission Information About Brokerage Services

AS AGENT FOR BUYER/TENANT: The broker becomes the buyer/tenant’s agent by agreeing to represent the buyer, usually through a
written representation agreement. A buyer’s agent must perform the broker’s minimum duties above and must inform the buyer of any
material information about the property or transaction known by the agent, including information disclosed to the agent by the seller or
seller’s agent.

A BROKER’S MINIMUM DUTIES REQUIRED BY LAW (A client is the person or party that the broker represents):
Put the interests of the client above all others, including the broker’s own interests;
Inform the client of any material information about the property or transaction received by the broker;
Answer the client’s questions and present any offer to or counteroffer from the client; and
Treat all parties to a real estate transaction honestly and fairly.


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