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Buyer Information

Buyers can count on Paula Gaut to:

  • You will have my undivided attention representing your best interest

  • Advise you regarding properties, number of days on market, typical pricing for areas, etc

  • Advise average ratio of sale to list price each market area of interest

  • Whether you should consider a home warranty and who should pay for it

  • Evaluate neighborhoods in order for you to make the right decision of which home to purchase according to resale value, time on market and other factors

  • What type of inspections to have

  • Utility bills of property of interest which could determine your offer

  • Whether to ask for new carpet, new paint, new roof, closing costs, and pre-paids

  • How to get the $$$ to work in your best interest

  • Loan information and types, lenders which are competitive and have the least "junk" fees

Buyer Representation

  • I am a certified accredited buyer's representative, ABR

    • Working in your best interest, I will:

      • Consult

      • Search & Research

      • Evaluate & Negotiate

      • Advise regarding investigation of property

      • Advise on what to ask seller to provide

      • Assist in filing for Homestead and other exemptions

      • Manage the details


  • Explain the process of purchase from escrow to closing and funding

  • Evaluate & Provide professional advice

  • Help you make informed decisions

  • Safeguard confidential information

  • Provide market analysis of sold prices in areas of interest so you will know what values are before you make an offer


  • Provide you with a relocation package including a map of the area

  • Research all multiple listed properties

  • Select listed properties and share with you all information

  • Locate unlisted properties and share with you all information

  • Search new homes and other information you may be interested in

  • Assist you with school test scores, ratings if important and other school information

  • Provide any additional information including utility bills, age of appliances and AC/heating equipment, etc.


Provide and interpret market research on:

  • Specific properties

  • Marketplace activities

  • Trends

  • Sale to list price ratio

  • Average number of days on market, area of interest

  • Number of owners in area versus renters

  • Information on subdivision in area that could affect resale value

  • Information on average low and high price ranges for area/subdivision of interest


As a buyer's agent:

  • Find out sellers motivation

  • Advise on price, terms and financing

  • Suggest negotiating strategies

  • Advocate your position

Manage the Details


  • Information About Brokerage Services

  • MLS print outs

  • Copy of  Escrowed Contract

  • Finance Addendum

  • All Amendments and Addendums

  • Lead Based Paint Addendum (if built prior to 1978)

  • Seller's Disclosure - Signed

  • Repair Reports: Re-plumbing, Re-route, Mold, Etc...

  • Inspection Reports or Waivers

  • New/Pre-Owned House Addendum

  • MLS - Residential Listing Agreement (if your listing)

  • Title Commitment

  • Pre-Qualification/Final Approval Letter By Lender

  • Acknowledgement Regarding Possession

  • Final Walk Through And Acceptance Form

  • Registration of and order Home Warranty

  • Notice of Flood Area

  • Notice of Coastal Area (if used for area)


My Commitment

Unparalleled Service and complete knowledge of all areas of interest

  • Provide a customized plan

  • Communicate regularly

  • Provide you with financing information, tax information and insurance information

  • Educate you on what to look for when looking at a property

  • Research and understand your "lift style" in order to find the right property

  • Serve as a buyer's agent (the seller pays the commission)

  • Provide you with buyers representation information and serve as your buyer's representative​

  • Assist you every step of the way from escrow to closing​

    • (see escrow to closing under Mange the Details above this section)​

  • Provide a smooth transition beginning from the day you have an accepted contract until you move into the property. 

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Would You Buy this Home?

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Paula Gaut,

A Certified Century 21 Fine Homes & Estates REALTOR ®

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