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Coldwell Banker Southern Homes Real Estate
welcomes you to Southeast Texas! With offices in Beaumont,
TX, Mid-Jefferson County, Lumberton, and Crosby as well as
agents working in surrounding areas, we offer you the ultimate in
Why Coldwell Banker?
The simple answer to the question is, "because we are the best". That is clearly demonstrated in the statistical metrics that we can find in relation to sales volume, market share, list price to sale ratio, etc. We sell a lot of real estate. Which, let's be honest, is the reason you are hiring us for your home buying process. However, there is much more to Coldwell Banker Southern Homes than simply being the winner of a statistics competition (although it sure is nice to be so). We are a family owned business, and we realize the importance of our company's reputation. It's really all that we have. In that sense, we want to make sure that you have the best experience possible with us, so that we (and maybe even you!) can continue to enhance our reputation with our clients. We simply must make sure that we serve our clients well, and meet all of their real estate needs to the best of our ability while offering residential real estate agents, residential selling agents, and residential listing agent services. It is our job. And, we do it pretty well.
Coldwell Banker Southern Homes was established 30 years ago and is locally owned and operated by Sam and Ann Scoggin. We are members of CARTUS Relocation Services, the world's largest relocation company. We are known to be a leading-edge company which offers Destination Services, and New Home Construction Programs as well as latest in technological tools to assist you with your selling or buying needs.
By joining forces with one of the largest real estate companies in North America, Coldwell Banker Real Estate Corporation, Southern Homes has expanded our capabilities and services. In today's fast moving world it is crucial to maintain a high degree of professionalism and to be aware of every opportunity to better serve our clients and customers.
Our Service area covers the entire Golden Triangle as well as East Houston and the surrounding counties. We feature the cities of Beaumont, Nederland, Lumberton, Silsbee, Pt. Neches, Sour Lake, Pinewood, Hamshire Fannett, Kountze, Vidor, and Pt. Arthur. Our Crosby location features Crosby, Huffman, HIghlands, Baytown, Kingwood, Atascocita, Humble, Dayton and Liberty. We look forward to meeting you and making your home buying or selling a pleasurable and rewarding experience. Through our services, it is our goal to help you with the purchase or sell of your home and to establish you or your family in your new community.
This Coldwell Banker Buyer Services Guarantee is the commitment that your Coldwell Banker Sales Associate will perform the services stated below as part of your representation agreement.
Buying Counseling Session
We will conduct a buyer counseling session to discuss your needs and goals, and to plan the search for your property.
Buyer Agency Alternatives
We will discuss agency alternatives for you and the sellers.
Buyer Representation Agreement
We will present and explain to you the representation agreement and the special services and benefits it offers.
Coldwell Banker HomeBuyer Guidebook
We will provide you with a copy of the HomeBuyer Guidebook and explain how you can use it as a road map through the home-buying process.
We will offer to arrange a pre-qualification or pre-approval appointment with a reputable lender to identify your range of affordability and to increase your negotiating strength.
Coldwell Banker Team Search
We will present your property-search criteria to our local Coldwell Banker sales team. Our goal is to present you when possible with properties as they debut or before they appear on the open market.
We will show you properties that meet the criteria you have selected.
We will discuss the positive and negative features of a property that may affect its value and future resale.
We will review with you all inspection reports and other documents pertaining to the condition of the property and disclose all physical defects of the property that are known to us.
Review of Written Seller Disclosure
We will thoroughly review with you the seller's written disclosure statement to enable you to accept or specify the remedy for each fault disclosed. Remedies for any disclosed faults should be addressed in the offer to purchase.
We will explain to you the option of an appraisal contingency.
We will explain to you the option of a home warranty plan to reduce your risk of repair when purchasing a property.
Building & Termite Inspections
We will recommend that you obtain professional building and termite inspections.
Estimate of Funds Required
We will provide you with a preliminary estimate of closing costs and down payment requirement anticipated in the transaction.
We will prepare a written offer on the property you choose to purchase, with terms approved by you.
Building & Termite Inspection Remedies
We will work with you to request the Seller to remedy the items you specify after your review of the building and termite inspection reports as your Offer to Purchase specifies.
We will prepare a negotiation strategy for the property you have selected, including a written Competitive Market Analysis and advice on the intitial price and terms to offer where permitted.
We will endeavor to present your purchase offer directly to the seller in the presence of the listing associate.
We will accompany you on a thorough walk-through of the property (if one is provided for in the sale contract) before closing, and we will assist you in dealing with any problems discovered during the walk-through.
Closing The Sale
We will monitor and inform you of the progress of the purchase agreement, including the satisfaction of all contingencies and conditions during the entire transaction.
We will contact you after the closing to follow up on remaining details or service needs.
Service Satisfaction Survey
We will provide you with a confidential opportunity to give an evaluation of our services.
J.D. Powers & Associates rated Coldwell Banker "Highest Overall Satisfaction for First Time Home Buyers & Sellers" among national full service real estate firms.
Our premier strategy to best serve your needs is our affiliation with Coldwell Banker Real Estate Corporation. With over 114,000 agents in 3,300 offices, in 49 countries your needs can be directed to all of North America and many parts of Europe and Asia. Our alliance creates the ultimate in professional real estate services whether buying or selling.
Virtual Tour Gallery on our web site and a featured property of the week
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Coldwell Banker Southern Homes offers many products and services to their customers including the following: Home Buying, Coldwell Banker, Buying Counseling, Residential Real Estate Agents, Residential Selling Agents, Residential Listing Agent