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Listing Presentation
Presented by
Brown Blankfeld Group
www.brownblankfeld.com
“Selling Homes In Southern Nevada Since 1988.”
@BrownBlankfeld
@BrownBlankfeld
@BrownBlankfeld
EXPERIENCE MATTERS.
7475 WEST SAHARA AVENUE SUITE 100
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA 89117
www.brownblankfeld.com
PROFESSIONAL
STRENGTH
A PEDIGREE LIKE NO OTHER
Introducing Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
By utilizing the strength and valuable resources
of one of the world’s most respected brands, we
bring operational excellence and innovation as
a compelling value for our
customers. With a clear vision
as one of the most highly
valued real estate companies
in the market, our powerful
network of brands exemplify
the reputation of Berkshire
Hathaway — among Fortune’s
2013 most admired companies.
North America, backed by
Warren Bu tt — the world’s
most successful investor —
the company is a leader in all
50 U.S. states, 10 Canadian provinces, Mexico and
an international network of approximately 80,000
real estate agents and 2,800 real estate brokerage
locations. The company’s U.S.-based Global
Relocation real estate agents and 2,800 real estate
brokerage locations. It is also the #2 player in global
relocation. With more than one-third of Fortune
100 companies as clients, our Relocation network
moves nearly 85,000 families in
and out of over 125 countries
around the world each year.
A member of the over 200
billion-dollar Berkshire
Hathaway family, one of the
most stable companies in the
world employing over 300,000
people globally among its
family of companies. Berkshire
Hathaway HomeServices
operates in nine countries; the
U.S. under Berkshire Hathaway
HomeServices, Prudential Real
Estate and Real Living; Canada under the leading
Real Estate Companies, Royal LePage and the
Luxury Via Capitale, as well as Bra zil, U.K., France,
Singapore, China and India. It is the only company
with such reach, reputation and resources in the real
estate industry.
“BERKSHIRE
HATHAWAY IS BUILT
TO BE FOREVER...
IT’S TRUE OF ALL
THE BUSINESSES WE
OWN.”
— WARREN BUFFETT, CHAIRMAN AND
CEO OF BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY
BACKED BY LEGENDARY STRENGTH
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona,
California and Nevada Properties
2014, 2013, 2012, Report
Our Company made the 2012, 2013 and
2014 Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing
privately owned companies in America.
Our Company is honored to have more
top teams/agents than any other real
estate company in the nation.
Our Company ranked #4 in the Berkshire
Hathaway HomeServices Nationwide
Network.
Our Company is the fastest growing real
estate company in NV and AZ and the 3rd
fastest growing company in the nation.
Our Company sold more listings at a
higher value than any other real estate
company in the Valley.
Agents & Counting Gross Income as of
2016
Total Transactions
as of 2016
2,400
24
+
$29
BILLION
290,000
Berkshire Hathaway
HomeServices
International network
Consistently rated
as one of the
most productive
companies in the
nation
Highest average
sales price locally
and nationwide
World
Wide
Oces in 3 States
of rms
DARE TO COMPARE OUR SERVICES
Compare Our Services To The Competition
Exclusive BHHS franchise with 9 locations. We know your needs because we are locally owned
and operated since 1979.
One Stop Shopping: For added convenience, we also o title, relocation & home
warranty services.
Highly Educated Sales Professionals: With extensive training and continuous education,
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties are tech savvy professionals who use their
experience and superior negotiating skills on your behalf.
Full Inventory Color Buyers Magazine: Your property will be advertised until it sells!
Innovative Marketing & Advertising: Our innovative marketing tools are the best in the business:
Buyers Guide Magazine, Apps, The Review Journal, Internet, Instant Info, Online Seller
Advantage, Direct Mail, Home Warranty, Flyers & More!
Internet Exposure: BHHSNV.com: Realtor.com: Zillow.com: berkshirehathawayhs.com:
realestate.com: yahoo.com: homes.com: Trulia.com and more!
Open Houses- With Maximum Exposure: Open houses are advertised through the Sunday RJ
and online at BHHSNV.com for buyers to see every day. Buyers can view information and photos
of your home online before coming to see it in person.
24 Hour Mobile Property Information program: Buyers will have access to information and
photos of your home 24 hours a day from their smart phones! Track who is looking at your
property and update them with price changes and open house information.
Direct Mail Services: Our exclusive partnership with XpressDocs direct mail marketing can
gather addresses by street names and subdivisions in a radius around your home and even
entire zip codes and send them professional, full color photo postcards to uniquely market your
home and sell it fast!
Our Sales Executives have access to the tools and technology they need to sell
your home faster and with the highest possible sales price. We encourage you
to compare our services to that of any competitor.
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
2012
2013
THE
PROCESS
OUR ROLE IN THE PROCESS
We wear many hats in seeing to it that yourhome is sold
for the best price and in the shortest time possible.
• Property Specialist
• Marketing Expert
• Experienced Negotiator
• Real Estate Portfolio Counselor
• Transaction Coordinator
• Community Consultant
• Trusted Advisor
• Information Source
• Real EstateProfessional
WITH YOU ALL THE WAY
The Selling process from Start to Finish
Meet With Me Agree on Selling Plan Stage Home Listing Paperwork
Price Adjustment
(if Any)
Showings &
Open Houses
Market Exposure Photos Taken
Offer Presented Negotiations Counter Offer Accepted Offer
CLOSING Buyer Closing Process Repair Requests Inspections
The steps involved in selling your home can be daunting.
We will work to simplify the process.
WHAT WE WILL DO FOR YOU
Establish price and marketing strategy
Complete all disclosures
Take photos for marketing
Place lockbox
Prepare MLS and send to you
Order and install sign
Prepare Feature Sheet and place in holder
Place listing on all websites.
Order, take and install virtual tour
Follow up on all showings (we need you to call)
Place ads in newspaper and magazines.
Team Tuesday Meeting
Replace Featur e sheets in sign box as necessary
(you may need to notify us)
Open houses
Watch neighborhood listings and sales
Monitor buyer and buyer agent during diligence
Coordinate activities for closing
closing documents
Assist you in nding a new home
Negotiate oer
Accompany you to closing and conrm gures on
THE HOME BUYING AND SELLING
PROCESS FROM START TO FINISH
THE HOME BUYING AND SELLING
PROCESS FROM START TO FINISH
While the ideal circumstance is to have the home you buy close escrow the same day as the one you are
selling, it is quite rare for the timelines to match up. So here are some of the ways it can go, and you
need to decide what you would prefer should the timelines not work out.
THE GAP:
WHEN the home you’re selling closes before the home you are buying, you end up with a gap in housing.
You either need to find a short-term place to live or arrange for the buyer of your home to lease it back
to you until your new home closes escrow.
The Good
1. You won’t have to worry about paying for 2 homes at the same time.
2. In a market that is leaing towards the seller, most buyers will be happy to do this in order to
get the home.
The Bad
1. You have to make 2 moves if you don’t get to lease back.
2. If the market is leaning towards buyers, they will be more reluctant to give you any additional
time in the home, and they may have concerns about the home’s condition after you lease it for
a period of time.
3. Lenders only allow a short leaseback period when they provide financing.
THE OVERLAP:
When the home you are selling doesn’t close escrow until after the home you are buying, you end up
with an overlap, and you own 2 homes at one time. In this case you need to be qualified to purchase a
new home while still owning a home.
The Good
1. You won’t have to make more than one move.
2. You don’t have to rely on purchasing your new home as a contingency of selling your existing home.
Contingencies really weaken your offer. In a seller’s market they simply aren’t accepted.
The Bad
1. You will be owing and paying for two homes at the same time.
2. If your previous home falls out of escrow, the financial burden can be cumbersome.
3. Getting qualified to own two homes at one time is sometimes a great challenge and can cost
you in an increased interest rate.
Coordinating the sale of your existing home with
the purchase of a new home.
SELLING AND BUYING TOGETHER
With this in mind a clean home in good repair sells much more readily than one in poor condition. Use this
guide to help you identify areas of your home that may need touch-ups or repairs. Look at your home as if
you were considering buying it as your new home.
LET US HELP MAKE YOUR
TRANSITION A SMOOTH ONE
YARD
Lawn
Hedges & Shrubs
Flower Beds
Fences & Gates
Walks & Driveways
Home Exterior
Paint
Trim Paint
Porches, Decks, Railings
Brickwork
Siding
Front Door
Roof
Pick Up Clutter
GARAGE
Door
Storage
Floor
KITCHEN
Counter tops
Cabinets - Exterior
Cabinets - Interior
Appliances
Faucets
Sinks
Floor
Walls & Ceiling
ROOMS
Furniture Arrangements
Window Coverings
Fireplace
Floor/Carpet
Walls & Ceilings
BATHROOM(S)
Tub
Shower Enclosure
Tile & Grout
Sinks & Counters
Toilet
Faucets
Floor
Walls & Ceiling
BEDROOM(S)
Furniture Arrangement
Window Coverings
Closets
Floor/Carpet
Walls & Ceiling
Trac Patterns Trac Patterns
We can represent you in 3 ways:
needs and providing full disclosure.
During the home selling process we represent you, the buyer. As a buyer’s agent we
meaning that a buyer’s agent works solely for the buyer’s best interests.
As a dual agent we represent both the seller and the buyer at the same time,
being responsible for the best interests of both parties.
AGENCY RELATIONSHIPS
Listing Agent:
Buyers Agent
Multiple (Dual) Agent:
As a seller’s agent, we will represent your interests by taking care of your specic
will represent your best interests by monitoring the transaction from start to nish,
MARKETING
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Syndicates to Over
1,000+ Websites
INCREASED EXPOSURE
FOR YOUR LISTING
ZILLOW.COM
We Put The Largest Real Estate Audience In The U.S. To
Work For You With Zillow’s Broker Pro
• Zillow reaches more than 156 MILLION users each
month. That’s a Year Over Year growth of 66% and
ranks #1 in the U.S. for buyer searches!
Comprehensive marketing solution across Zillow
Network – Zillow.com, Zillow Mobile, Yahoo Homes,
Hotpads.com, Frontdoor.com and Google Now.
• Capitalize on the country’s largest mobile real estate
platform: 72% of visits come from a mobile device. On
weekends, it’s nearly 80%
Source: Zillow Internal, 2016
Zillow Group powers the home search for websites that reach millions of visitors, giving your
listings even more exposure to home shoppers, including international buyers:
Market your listing to the largest real estate audience anywhere online.
Zillow Group powers the home search for websites that reach millions of visitors, giving your
listings even more exposure to home shoppers, including international buyers:
60% of visitors are planning to buy or sell a home in the next 12 months
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156M visitors each month
1
72% of all home buyers shopping on a mobile device
2
Get more listings exposure with Zillow and Trulia
1
Google Analytics & Omniture, Q1 2016
2
comScore Media Metrix, March 2016
3
Zillow Group tracking survey, Q1 2016
Our partnership provides exclusive branding on our
listings and increased visibility for our agents across
Zillow and Trulia, helping build trust with home shoppers
while maximizing exposure to sell listings faster and at
the best price.
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
FROM REALTOR.COM
www.BROWNBLANKFELD.com
A full service real estate web-site.
PROPERTIES JUST A TAP AWAY
Text “PEEK” to 32323
Our website is mobile friendly! Buyers and sellers can enter BHHSNV.
from a Nevada Properties agent or the latest property information!
The Mobility texting platform provides 24-hour instant access on your listing, that’s what we
call “On the Road with Nevada Properties” Mobile texting. It’s easy: buyers just send a text to
32323, then enter the message PEEK and get photos of your property, the most current price
and property details instantly! Potential buyers can also dial the number 1-866-464-6588 from any
phone and get a complete voice description of your property in English or Spanish!
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buyers will be able to see property photos and info 24/7.
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Automatically Updated! Property details are automatically pulled
and updated from the MLX so your information is always current!
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Your agent will get updates via text or email when a possible
buyer is looking at your property and will be able to respond to any
questions they may have.
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Alert interested buyers of open houses and price changes instantly
by text message and get buyers in the door!
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Buyers are able to download this feature as the LVHomeSearch App,
allowing them to continue their mobile search, save your property to
their account and send it to a friend! Available in the iTunes and
Google Play stores.
Run out of yers in your box? No Problem. With our text sign rider
property details and photos, Google maps of the area, nd more
information about local communities and nd an agent. With our full
mobile suite buyers and sellers are never more than a nger tap away
com into any smart phone or tablet to: search for properties, get
OF HOME BUYERS USE THE
INTERNET WHEN SEARCHING
FOR A HOME.
WHERE BUYERS COME FROM
The Home Buying And Selling Process
From Start To Finish
CREATING BUZZ
AROUND YOUR HOME
We Put Social Media To Work For You
Social media has changed the way real estate is sold today. Your broker
will use exceptional networking skills to get the word out and create a buzz
around your property.
While websites and advertising are undeniably essential in marketing luxury
real estate, today, a broker must demonstrate exceptional networking skills
using broker-to-broker marketing, which includes a strong social media
component.
PROFESSIONAL BROCHURES,
POSTCARDS AND EMAIL MARKETING
It is more important to use eye catching, professionally designed and printed property yers, direct mail
postcards and emails. These are often the rst contact a buyer has with your property and can be one of
our most eective tools in communicating the distinctive qualities of your property. It is important that
these materials leave buyers with the best impression possible of your property.
PRINT MEDIA
Local Print Advertising
Local newspapers and weekly or monthly publications are a major source of buyer leads. It is extremely
important to be listed in these publications. Your home will be featured in the exclusive Berkshire Hathaway
HomeServices’ section of the local community newspapers.
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Dear Expert:
This is my first time trying
to buy a home. What should
I look for when choosing a
Realtor?
Choosy Newbie
Dear Newbie:
With so many part-time
Realtors in today’s real estate
industry, it is more important
than ever to make sure you
are choosing the most pro-
fessional, experienced and
efficient agent to meet your
specific home-buying needs.
Luckily, we live in a digital
world where testimonials,
track records and credentials
are easily accessible online.
Websites like Zillow, Trullia
and REALTOR.com all give
biographical info rmation,
sales volume stats, areas and
niches of specialization, and
options for past clients to
post testimonials. A Real-
tor’s website, and even social
media forums such as Twitter
and Facebook, allow a poten-
tial buyer to get a critical feel
for a potential candidate prior
to interviewing them.
The following is a quick-
tip list of questions that any
consumer should be pre-
pared to ask upon examining
their buyer representation
possibilities:
How long have you been
in real estate and are you a
full-time agent?
Do you have another job
outside of the industry?
How many homes
have you sold in the last 12
months?
Do you have any special
designations/experience in
representing homebuyers?
What are your fees? All
fees. Yes, the seller usually
pays commissions, but many
Realtors charge buyer broker-
age fees to their clients.
Do you have formercli-
ents that I may talk to and
testimonials that I may read?
What if I am unhappy
with your services?
What makes you different
from every other Realtor?
I would also suggest looking
up the Realtor’s name and
license number on the Nevada
Real Estate Division’s website
to ensure
they have an active
license.
Don’t sweat being choosy.
A home purchase is a very
big deal, so you want to do it
right.
Ashley Ha wks
Broker/Owner
Property Manager
Black &
Cher
ry
Real Estate Group and
Property Management
702.795.4663 Office
ASK THE EXPERT
First-time home buyer choosy about choice of realtor
Las Vegas’ Ashley Hawks oers list of
questions that consumers should ask
By Susan Stone
RjNewHomes.Vegas
C
heck anyone’s list of top 10
stressful events, and buying
a house will appear right
up there with wedding planning,
divorce and bankruptcy.
Although there is a wide range of
options ava ilable for most buyers
and even some for people with black
marks on their credit, only you
can determine your comfort level
based on how much risk you want
to incur.
One way to cut down on the
tension involved in home shopping
is to go into it with a firm idea of
what you can realistically afford,
according to Cynthia Silver, a
Realtor with Century 21 Martinez
and Associates. She is an ABR, or
accredited buyer representative,
which means she keeps “up to date
on current buyers’ issues and strat-
egies to help the buyer,” she said.
“The initial consultation with a
buyer is the most important step,”
Silver said. “Most buyers think it’s
just about getting prequalified or
HOME LOANS
How much
house can I aord?
SEE HOUSE, H2
Finding out
what you
really can
afford is
important
before
getting
home loan.
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THE COLLECTION
YOUR HOME MAY BE IN NEVADA.
YOUR BUYER MAY NOT.
Our agents know what speaks to potential buyers —
and how to create a custom marketing plan for your
property that captures their interest.
This sophisticated multimedia approach features
a mix of Internet and print marketing including
online home tours, elegant custom websites and
impressive full-color marketing pieces.
property in many local, national and international
publications. These publications have both print
and digital distribution to reach the maximum
number of potential buyer.
When working with a Berkshire Hathaway
HomeServices Nevada Properties sales professional,
your properties will receive special attention in
publications like The Collection a Las Vegas Buyers
Guide, Review Journal, Wall Street Journal, NY
Times, Robb Report Exceptional Properties and the
Prestige Highest average sales price locally and
nationwide International magazine.
To nd your buyers, we can advertise your
JUWAI.COM
#1 Chinese International Property Portal
Juwai.com
DID YOU KNOW?
73
%
have an
ipad
are online
every day
91
%
61
%
have an
iphone
SOCIAL NETWORKING
MOBILE MESSAGING
MICROBLOG
High-net-worth Chinese say internet
is their preferred source of information.
China has more
internet users than
any other country.
90 million Chinese search for property each month.
LOCAL, NATIONAL AND
INTERNATIONAL
Real Estate Without Boundaries
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OVER 42,000 SALES EXECUTIVES
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OVER 1,200 OFFICES IN 47 STATES
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$67 BILLION IN SALES VOLUME
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199,356 CLOSED UNITS
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$3.5 BILLION IN MORTGAGE VOLUME
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices has an aggressive strategy for attracting international home buyers to our
listings. By distributing your listing information, along with photographs, to a wide array of premier consumer
listings appear across a network of over 70 publishers, including the leading real estate websites in the U.K.,
China, and Russia.
DID YOU KNOW?
The total international market is estimated at $102.6 billion
International home sales in the U.S. reached their highest level in recent years
Foreign buyers purchased 214,885 residential properties, an approximately
three percent increase from 208,947 in the previous 12-month period
THE WORLD IS YOUR AUDIENCE
We Sell Your Home To The World
websites around the world, we make sure that we maximize every opportunity to attract qualied buyers. Our
AGGRESSIVE MULTI-MEDIA
EXPOSURE
that attracts more buyers and gets you the best outcome. That requires a careful mix of strategies,
including:
Intensive local and national networking
Aggressive print exposure
Expansive online exposure
Custom direct mail advertising and marketing materials
Your agent will draw on these strategies to create a custom property
marketing plan designed to get you optimum results.
Anyone can nd a buyer for your home. The challenge is to create the kind of demand for your property
FIRST AMERICAN HOME WARRANTY
PROTECTION
As a seller you can protect the equity investment in your home with
a First American Home Warranty. The warranty is a service contract
that helps protect you against the high cost of unexpected repairs/
replacement of mechanical systems and appliances that fail due to
normal wear and tear. A warranty placed during the listing period can
eliminate many “out-of-pocket” expenses sellers often experience from
unexpected breakdowns and repairs.
BENEFITS
Coverage while your home is on the market. This means if something
goes wrong, you can continue to concentrate your e
lling
your home instead of worrying about repairs.
A powerful marketing tool. Your real estate professional will tell you
that buyers prefer to buy a house that includes a home warranty. In
fact, research shows that 8 out of 10 buyers prefer to buy a warranted
home. It s an added incentive that gives you the edge and sets your home apart from the competition.
Help prevent post-sale disputes. If an unexpected failure occurs in the home after the sale, the buyer
will turn to us, not you, to solve the problem.
Avoid the worry and inconvenience of dealing with unexpected home repairs.
With First American Home Warranty, you get reliable protection backed by exceptional service.
8 OUT OF 10
BUYERS PREFER
TO BUY A
WARRANTED
HOME
PRICE
YOUR HOME PRICE
In determining the value they place on your property, buyers consider such things as:
• Physical characteristics - lot size, number and size of rooms.
• Condition of the property.
• Desirability of location and special amenities.
• Sales price of comparable homes.
Conditions that do not aect the price of your home
In determining the value they place on your property, buyers consider such things as:
• The amount you have spent on improvements.
• The price you originally paid.
• The emotional and sentimental value sellers place on their property.
• The prot you wish to make from the sale.
KEY MARKET FACTORS
The First Impressions Are The Most Important
How long does it take to sell a home?
We Can Control:
• Price
• Condition of your home
• Terms oered
We Can’t Control:
• Location
• Competition
• Market Conditions
There are 4 major factors in selling your home:
Price | Marketing | Terms | Eective Transaction Management
Because pricing is one of the most important factors aecting your sale,
Asking Price in Relationship
to Fair Market Value
% of Prospective Purchasers
Who will look at Property
+ 10%
+ 5%
Fair
Market
Value
- 5%
- 10%
2%
30%
80%
92%
60%
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Weeks
TIMING YOUR HOME SALE
Activity
it is critical to be positioned correctly when you rst come on the market
THE DANGERS OF OVERPRICING
In an eort to get the highest possible price for your property, you must avoid
the consequences of asking too high a price:
• Attracting lookers, not legitimate buyers.
• Implying that you aren’t motivated to sell.
• Reducing the number of showings.
• Helping the competition look better.
• Risking the failure to appraise, and the buyer not securing a loan.
• Being forced ultimately to drop your price below market value.
TOTAL
SATISFACTION
ALWAYS KNOW WHO’S LOOKING
AT YOUR PROPERTY
Communication And Information At Your Fingertips
The Seller Advantage (SA
SM
) Listing Presentation reports and Market Watch reports demonstrate precisely
the type of Web activity your property has experienced on BHHS.com and all the other websites in our
network, such as:
How many registered buyers requested to be
available through the Multiple Listing Service
(MLS)
How many registered buyers are monitoring other
listings in your general area
How many times yesterday, last week, and last
month your property was presented on search
results to prospective buyers
Daily or Weekly Emails: You will receive daily
or weekly act ivity emails detailing activity in the
neighborhood wit h new and existing competing
listings, including new photos and price or status
changes. The email includes information
itemizing onl ine buyers’ interest level and search
behavior
many times your property was:
- Included in search results
- Viewed in the one property-per-page view
- Saved in a prospective buyer’s online portfolio
specic to your listing. This includes how
notied the minute a property looks like yours becomes
PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO THAT
IGNITES THE IMAGINATION
Our company understands what motivates buyers. We work as a team with you to better understand the
special attributes of your property that will most appeal to buyers in particular lifestyle demographics. A
stunning visual presentation is a key element of persuasive online and print marketing no matter what price
range your property falls into. A professional presentation is key.
THE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
Agent Community Outreach
At Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, we are part of our community. We sell real estate, but our goal is to be
good neighbors and strengthen our community.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices contributes to several charities and organizations throughout the year
through the Americana Charitable Foundation. Funds are raised through a variety of fund-raising events,
company contributions and Sales Executives who donate on every closed transaction in Arizona, California
and Nevada markets.
ST. ROSE OFFICE
3185 St. Rose Pkwy #100
Henderson, NV 89052
702.458.8888
SOUTHWEST OFFICE
8850 W. Sunset, Suite 200
Las Vegas, NV 89148
702.734.5555
SAHARA OFFICE
7475 W. Sahara Ave. #100
Las Vegas, NV 89117
702.362.1111
SUMMERLIN OFFICE
10777 W. Twain Ave. #333
Las Vegas, NV 89135
702.312.7070
SUN CITY OFFICE
9406 Del Webb Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89134
702.256.3333
WE HAVE THE VALLEY COVERED.
“A HOME IS ONE
OF THE MOST
IMPORTANT ASSETS
YOU WILL EVER BUY.”
— WARREN BUFFETT, CHAIRMAN AND
CEO OF BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY
TURBULENCE
• Buyer dies
• Buyer loses job
• Buyer gets divorce
• Buyer buys a new car
• Appraisal comes in low
• Buyer can’t get gift letter for funds
• Buyer’s house falls out of escrow
• CC&R’s too prohibitive
• Home inspection scares buyer
• Property disclosure scares buyer
• Seller can’t aord recommended
repairs
• Buyer has an IRS tax lien
• Mortgage company goes broke
• Buyer uses a phony Social Security
number
• Preliminary title report is not
approved
• Subdivision is not approved for
• Buyer lied about income
• Buyer failed to disclose unpaid child
support
• Buyer’s spouse refuses to sign quit
claim deed
• Buyer thought he/she was divorced
• Freeway is going to be built right
So relax, fasten your seatbelt, and don’t
enter the cockpit because I am your pilot and I will
land you safely on the ground!
nancing due to pending litigation