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Working with an Agent

Your agent’s role is to represent you in the purchase of a home. Their fiduciary duty is to you, meaning they are always on your team and looking out for your best interests.

Searching for Property

Your agent will set you up with a property search on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS for short) based on your search criteria.

Showing Property

Your agent will guide you through showings and open houses, pointing out things you may want to consider. Our team is trained to look for anything that may affect your decision to move forward and negotiate: upgrades, building materials, appliances, and signs of damage.

Writing & Negotiating Offers

Once you decide to submit an offer, your agent will draft your contract & negotiate for the best terms with the seller’s agent — with your input, of course.

Support Throughout the Transaction

Once you are under contract, your agent will guide your transaction to closing. If any negotiations pop up during the transaction, your agent will handle those too.

Frequently Asked Questions

How is my agent paid?

In Illinois, the seller’s agent splits their commission on the sale (paid by the seller) with the buyer’s agent. There is no cost to you to work with an agent!

Do I need to sign an agreement to work with M&Co.?

Some brokers may ask you to sign a buyer’s agreement to work with them, but we do not operate this way. We want our clients to WANT to work with us, not feel obligated because they signed a document.

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