An ACCREDITED BUYER REPRESENTATIVE will:

Respond honestly and accurately to all questions.

Search all available properties - listed, for-sale-by-owner, foreclosures, and new construction - for homes appropriate to the buyer's needs and wants.

Show suitable homes, specifying strengths and weaknesses.

Provide guidance on best property values.

Advise on local requirements for professional property inspection and warranties.

Provide information and estimates for any services requested.

Arrange for property inspection.

Confirm that needed corrections or repairs to the property have been completed.

Research and analyze comparative financial data on neighbouring properties.

Offer broker opinions on value of properties under consideration.

Analyze mortgage loan terms from multiple lenders and advise on the most favourable.

Consult on appropriate offers to purchase.

Submit offers promptly.

Consult on counteroffers.

Assist in choosing the closing authority.

Review HUD-1 settlement statement for accuracy.