For Buyers


Kristen is best known for providing top notch real estate services, and excels at pampering all of her clients, including first time home buyers in Oakland, CA.

Kristen will:

  • Educate you about current market conditions
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  • Put you in contact with reputable local lenders
  • Provide a Buyer’s Handbook if you are a first time home buyer
  • Search for and schedule showings of appropriate properties
  • Provide experienced counsel when writing an offer
  • Provide you with a list of reputable lenders
  • Provide you with referrals to qualified and licensed inspection companies
  • Negotiate strongly on your behalf
  • Be present at escrow signing appointment if requested
  • Provide access to your complete file after closing
  • Offer continued service beyond close of escrow

First Time Home Buyers:

So You’re Pre-approved – Now What?

Kristen will guide you through what can be a complicated process, and will help you to know what matters about:

  • KVB Buyers PageFinding the right house!
  • Nuances of your offer; it’s not just about dollars and cents! Other ways to tighten things up to be more attractive to sellers
  • Inspections/different kinds, how long do you have to do them? Etc.
  • Older Home Stock/pertinent issues
  • We got the place! Who to call to make your move-in smooth (movers, insurance, waste management, power, schools, etc.)
  • Escrow process