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- Information needed to set up the best custom home search available for you
- Sign up to download my Guide to Sugar Land ‘s Best Neighborhoods(my 170+ page Sugar Land relocation guide)
- View videos of top Sugar Land neighborhoods on my YouTube channel
- Learn about the importance of schools in your home search
- Read about Sugar Land vs. Katy
- Learn about my other favorite area (Katy TX)
- See Sugar Land homes for sale sorted by neighborhood, price, school, etc.
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When You Are Ready to Tour Homes
When you are ready to tour some homes, then call/text me at 832-779-2890 so we can get you on the calendar and discuss exactly what will be the perfect home for you. As a Katy real estate agent (an expert!) I can narrow your focus and help you find the perfect neighborhood.
Once I set up your custom search, then you will start getting home listings via email and you can mark them with Hearts to mark your favorites. A couple of days before our scheduled tour, I make appointments for your Favorite homes and print out the maps, home data, etc. for our tour. On the day of our tour we will meet at my office and then drive the area together so I can tell you about the area and point out various features while also touring homes. This is a great way to find your perfect home!
Helpful Articles About Home Buying
Home Owner’s Insurance
Helpful info: 12 Ways to Lower Your Homeowners Insurance Costs
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Consumer Reports (basic article 2009)
J.D. Powers’ Reports
Rates may vary dramatically…get multiple quotes!
Amica Mutual Insurance Company 10 Amica Center Blvd Lincoln, RI 02865-1165 Office: 800-242-6422 www.amica.com
John T. Godbee Godbee Insurance Agency LLC Nationwide Insurance 4675 Sweetwater Blvd. Sugar Land, TX 77478 Cell: 832-573-9020 Office: 832-886-5544 GodbeeJ@nationwide.com
Mike Whitsitt Liberty Mutual Group 23232 Kingsland Blvd Suite D Sugar Land, Texas 77494 Office: 281-392-4333 x59125 Michael.Whitsitt@libertymutual.com http://www.libertymutual.com/lm/michaelwhitsit
Charles E. Osburn II Farmers Insurance 11607 Spring Cypress Ste F Tomball, TX 77377 Office: 281-453-0177 Cell: 281-744-7295 Toll free: 888-828-4023 firstname.lastname@example.org
Real Estate Attorneys
Brian Middleton Middleton Law Firm PLLC Phone: (713) 680-3296
Franklin Holcomb Franklin Holcomb Law Office Phone: (713) 236-7728
Local Moving Companies
Navarre-Cajun Moving, Inc. Phone: (281) 431-2819 http://www.navarre-cajunmovers.com
OneSource Moving 713-620-8097 http://www.onesourcemoving.com
One Movers Network (713) 429-1375 www.onemoversnetwork.com
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If You Think This Website is Great, Wait ’till You Get Me As Your Agent!
Candid Advice—I promise to give you candid advice on all homes and areas so you can make the best decisions. I won’t ignore potential defects that can cost you money, or effect your resale value, in the future. My job is to protect you from defective homes as much as possible while helping you make a sound financial investment. (Read client testimonials)
Local Area Expertise—This isn’t just my business…it’s where I work and live (for 20 years) so I really know the area. I will help you narrow your options and find the best neighborhood for you based on your specifications. For long-term resale value, the neighborhood you choose is just as important as the home you buy. (Download my Ultimate Sugar Land Guide)
Great Data—I will give you the most in-depth data you have ever seen…to help you make the wisest decisions. This includes a professional CMA when you are ready to purchase a specific home…so you don’t pay too much. Plus, my proprietary House Report (see sample) includes the data and information you need to ensure that you are making great home purchase. (Also see Pricing a Home Correctly)
Best Home Searches—Yes, you can search on your own, but no other home search available can filter down to the school level…and filter out the subdivisions that may be known to flood. Tell me exactly what you want, and I can narrow down your options better than any search you have access to. (Request a Custom Search)
Easier Process—Moving your family (and possibly changing jobs) is stressful enough. I’m your transaction manager and will guide you, step-by-step, through the process so you never miss an important deadline. I assist with inspections, repair negotiations, home warranties, HOA compliance inspections, hazard insurance, surveys, appraisals, title commitment, home warranties, title company, and more. (View helpful videos on my YouTube channel)
Network of Experts—My network of experts can make your transition to the area as smooth as possible. Need a painter, electrician, mover, insurance company, etc.? I can help!
How I Work to Protect You
My job isn’t “just” helping you find a house to buy…I’m helping you buy a home. There are over 100 tasks that I perform for you during the purchasing process. I’m looking out for you every step of the way and keeping my eye on the listing agent, the seller, the builder (if applicable), the lender, the inspector, and the title company. I’m on your side because I’m YOUR agent. I help with price analysis and negotiations, legal paperwork, inspections, repair negotiations, home warranties, HOA compliance inspections, hazard insurance, surveys, appraisals, title commitment, home warranties, and more. I have the expertise to help solve complicated problems that often occur in the process. Real estate is a huge financial and legal commitment. Don’t you deserve to have a Five-Star real estate agent on your side?
Take a look at a sample House Report that I do for my clients. This is the extra “due diligence” I do for you, to make sure that you are getting a great home. This is when I triple check taxes, schools, aerial maps, sex offenders in the area, flood zones, etc. NO other agent in the world does this! Check out p. 27 regarding the sample Flood Map info I provide.
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