We represent home buyers exclusively throughout the Chicago area. We never represent sellers of real estate. Why is that important?
This form of representation is called Exclusive Buyer Agency and gives home buyers and real estate investors 100% representation - 100% of the time. You receive a specialist vs a generalist. As specialists - we are negotiation experts, you thousands of dollars when you purchase a home. On average - for a given community - we've been getting about double the price off of the average agent on a percentage basis.
If you want to save big money on the most important purchase of your life - you've come to the right place...
Buyer Broker Chicagoland has represented over 200 home buyers and real estate investors over the past 12 years. In 2014 we helped home buyer clients purchase over $3 million dollars worth of real estate at significant discounts. In 2013 and 2014 - we garnered about double the percentage off, as compared to other agents, based on MLS statistics. Beyond savings off of list price, we also help home buyers gain larger home inspection credits, and assist buyers shop for the lowest loan rates and fees. See our video testimonials page to see what our clients say.
As specialists - we are expert property finders, and negotiators. We guide home buyers and investors through every aspect of purchasing real estate as their unbiased adviser and advocate.
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We help first time home buyers, investors, and luxury home buyers in the Chicagoland area find the perfect property. We are negotiation experts with over 25 years of experience in high-end negotiation.
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Did you know that 99% of Real Estate "buyer agents" are generalists?
When the consumer hears "buyer agent" they believe that they have an agent who is fully on their side.
Unfortunately - that is not true. Agents who list property for sale (represent sellers) call themselves a buyer agent when working with a buyer. But both they and their company also represent sellers. Your "buyers agent" can get into situations where they are suddenly half on the sellers side (called "dual agency") Their buyer client's information might be compromised with shared fax machines, overheard conversations, un-secure file cabinets and desk/cubicle spaces, and other issues (talking between agents / buddies) that exist in a traditional real estate office.
Each year - thousands of buyers across the United States unwittingly contact the listing agent of the home they are interested in purchasing. That agent is 100% of the seller's side. Worse yet - people sometime purchase the home through that agent - who is not representing their interests at all. Consequently - the buyer overpays and may not have the best home inspector or inspection credits among other issues (such as not having the negatives pointed out to them.)
As Exclusive Buyer Agents in the Chicagoland area, we are specialists, and only represent home buyers - so we have no conflicts of interest.
Buying a home is certainly one of the most important things you will do in your lifetime. You should put such a large financial decision for home buying - in the hands of a specialist - not a generalist.
As your unbiased coach and advocate - we protect your best interests.
You want an agent that points out the negatives, and the disadvantages of a property, and shows properties in an unbiased manner.
We show a wider array of properties than a typical buyer agent - including: For-Sale-By-Owner, Foreclosure / Bank-owned / REO properties, Pre-foreclosure / Short sale, New Construction, Auctions, properties yet to hit the market, and any property listed by any company in the MLS.
Our #1 goal is to help home buyers avoid costly mistakes and protect their best interests!
Unlike other buyer agents - the commission we receive is perfectly aligned with the buyer's interests - rather than the opposite. We make LESS when the home buyer's price goes up - and more when it goes down. Our clients are never out of pocket to us. And - we rebate all advertised bonuses. And if the payout by the listing side is greater than our agreement with our client, we issue a rebate to the client.
We promise to the home buyer:
-- Total honesty, loyalty, trust.
-- Straight answers for the most important transaction of your life.
-- Expertise in many Chicago area communities. We have - (and have had) home buyer clients in many Chicago suburbs - from Palatine, Buffalo Grove, Hawthorn Woods, Kildeer, Long Grove, Deer Park, Barrington, Libertyville, Vernon Hills, Lake Zurich, Winnetka, Deerfield, Highland Park, Evanston, Skokie to Grayslake, Antioch, Gurnee, and many more - to Schaumburg, Itasca, Roselle, Naperville, Lisle, Downers Grove, Lombard, Portage Park, Wicker Park, Bucktown, Logan Square, Lincoln Square, to the Gold Coast, the Loop and South Loop etc.
-- Extensive first time home buyer expertise.
-- Responsiveness! We contact you quickly (e-mail, text message or phone) when you need an answer to anything.
-- Higher level of fiduciary service - and we put it in writing!
-- Expert negotiation. 20 plus years of high-end research, analysis, and expert negotiation capabilities to give you the best possible information on any property in the Chicago area - and a superior purchase price!
Let's get together and talk about your Chicago area home buying plans.
You can call the office at 847-566-7558 or e-mail email@example.com to schedule a time to meet.
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