We’ll discuss your ideals and the reasons you are looking to build, your timeframe for building (urgent vs. not urgent), and what your preferences are for location and setting. We will answer any questions you have about available locations and put together contingency plans to ensure we are prepared for the variables that could take place throughout the process.
We will review what you can expect step-by-step in the typical purchase (including site evaluation, making the offer, the counter offer process, negotiations beyond price, and agreement). We will also explain what can be controlled and what cannot be controlled in the sales environment – things like the market, product, promotion and price. We’ll explain the role affiliate professionals may have in the process. Next, we’ll discuss the role we will fill, and give you the options regarding budget, location, and other factors to choose from. You will also want to understand the obligations you take upon yourself as a buyer, and understand what you will need to do to get the best result through your search for the best land for your project.
Next we will identify locations that fit your search criteria and goals. We will review what is available, and the potential advantages and disadvantages of each location, including identifying what’s unique, the locations strengths and special qualifications that may increase the value over time.
You will get a detailed layout of the locations and choose which options you prefer. We’ll review the advantages that each parcel of land offers, and special incentives you can qualify for if the location provides for them. We can help you identify which location is the best fit for you financially and in other ways. There are a number of other considerations (ongoing development, potential long-term growth, etc.) that we can examine, and that research will turn to give you tremendous long-term benefits for your investment.
We will examine the location and neighborhood environment, local homes that recently sold, and future plans in order to produce a current comparative market analysis that will help you see exactly what land in the local community have sold for. We will identify the pros and cons of certain price points, and explain how you can qualify for any additional incentives or programs.
When we finish our preparation we will make an offer on the property of your choice, As we do so we will act as your agent and look to achieve your goals and interests. There may be a counter-offer and a negotiation. If so, we will walk you through the entire process until we come to a formal settlement.
Once we enter into our agreement, we will get the necessary paperwork prepared and go through the legal steps necessary to purchase the land. We will keep you informed of the steps we have taken so that you’re always “in the know” – and we will work with you schedule so that when it is time to sign the paperwork, it is all prepared and easy for you to complete the process.
If you are considering developing a site in the Seattle area and would like the opinion of an experienced professional, click the “Free Site Visit” button and we will schedule a time to meet with you.