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Important Questions

Not all Buyer's Agents are the same. What separates them? A Scientific Process, in writing that takes the agent's personality and short comings out of the mix of your home purchase. In 2009, after selling tens of thousands of properties through Duffy Realty both on the selling and buyer side, Rhonda Duffy, created a proprietary, practical hands-on approach called the 8 Step BUYER ACTION TIMELINE that now has help thousands of buyers purchase a property and avoid buyer's remorse. There is a lot to learn about the property and technology has helped educated buyers learn more facts about the property before they buy.

Questions you Should Know the Answers To Before You Buy A Home

What is a C.L.U.E. Report?
A C.L.U.E. Report is a Comprehensive Loss Underwriting Exchange report that can be obtained by an insurance agent to see what the claim history on the house is. Hire Us (no charge to you - the seller pays our commission) and we will give you more tips on how to use the report as part of our 8 Step BUYER ACTION TIMELINE that we use with all of our buyer clients.

What are the 7 key questions to ask the neighbors of the property before you buy it?
There are 7 key areas that must be discussed with neighbors before you really know what you are buying. Hire Us (no charge to you - the seller pays our commission) and we will give you the 7 key questions as part of our 8 Step BUYER ACTION TIMELINE that we use with all of our buyer clients.

How do you compare a loan proposal from lenders?
A financing matrix helps you compare the loans and make the right loan proposal back to the lender that is best for you. Hire Us (no charge to you - the seller pays our commission) and we will give you the financing matrix and questions to ask lenders as part of our 8 Step BUYER ACTION TIMELINE that we use with all of our buyer clients.

Why is it important to check the Home Inspector's general liability insurance before you hire them?
When you have the right to inspect, you also have the liability of damage to the home in most purchase and sale contracts used in Georgia. So, hiring the right inspector with the right creditials becomes very critical to your success should you not want to purchase the home that the inspector has damaged. Hire Us (no charge to you - the seller pays our commission) and we will give you the key questions to ask an Inspector before hiring them as part of our 8 Step BUYER ACTION TIMELINE that we use with all of our buyer clients.

Why have Owners Title Insurance?
Owner's Title Insurance protects your equity and down payment from liens that have not been filed, survey issues and easement issues. Hire Us (no charge to you - the seller pays our commission) and we will give you the other important factors of Owners Title Insurance as part of our 8 Step BUYER ACTION TIMELINE that we use with all of our buyer clients.

What is the Buyer's Agent role in the process?
We feel that an agent's role is to provide consultation and guidance in following a system that is written and discussed before you find the house you want to make an offer on. To make sure that everyone is on the same page, we use a proprietary, practical hands-on system called the 8 Step BUYER ACTION TIMELINE. Our process prevents costly and embarssing errors and puts your mind at ease, making the home buying process fun. After all, you have earned the right to buy a home. Hire Us (no charge to you - the seller pays our commission) and we will give you the TIMELINE and a very imporant team structure that provides you with expertise at every step of the way. We take the responsibility of guiding you very seriously. Our real business is you!

Why take a Toolbox to look at houses?
Every buyer and every agent should have a toolbox with them when they look at houses, especially when they rate them high and have further interest. What should be in the toolbox? Hire Us (no charge to you - the seller pays our commission) and we will give you the list of what should be in your toolbox (marble is one of them) as part of our 8 Step BUYER ACTION TIMELINE that we use with all of our buyer clients.

How do you avoid buyer's remorse?
Well first, what is buyer's remorse? 86% of buyers surveyed experience at least some level of buyer's remorse after they move into their home. Some remorse is caused by learning rules of the neighborhood, learning about their neighbors, learning that someone died in the home, learning that their financing was not the best that they could have gotten and mainly learning about a defect or repair in the home that they were not aware of. The only process that can remove remorse is complete and thourough investigation. Investigation is not hard, it just has to be done in a rhythm and pace that is spelled out before you find the home that you want to buy. Hire Us (no charge to you - the seller pays our commission) and we will give you our 8 Step BUYER ACTION TIMELINE that we use with all of our buyer clients.