Buying: A Step by Step Guide


Whether you’re buying your first home, your upgraded dream home, or your tenth investment property, yours is a big investment and can be an emotional journey. I understand how important this transaction is to you.

Alongside the desirability of the areas I serve are very unique market conditions that require a highly skilled professional with hyperlocal expertise, boots on the ground experience and negotiating finesse.

With me as your agent, you have a trusted guide to advise your every move through the intricacies of the search, uncovering the best home and structuring a deal that will best serve your budget and lifestyle.

Mark Vantress
Vantress Real Estate
(408) 841-6303  |  DRE # 02109166   |

Initial Consultation - Selecting the Right Agent 


Buying a property requires making many important financial decisions, understanding complex issues and completing a lot of paperwork.

It’s easy to locate properties through a combination of open houses and online searching however it’s in the client's best interest to align and partner with an experienced agent early in the process to ensure your advocacy, success and peace of mind throughout your real estate journey.

In our initial consultation we will identify your goals, establish a timeline and show you all procedures and costs up front so you’ll feel great about the process ahead.

Some things to consider for our discussion would be:


  • What is your ideal price range?
  • What type of property suits you best - Single Family Home, Condo, Townhome?
  • Where are your preferred neighborhoods?
  • If you have children, what amenities are important to you?
  • Do you have pets that need consideration?
  • Will proximity to a school, or schools, be a factor?
  • Will you be relying on public transport?
  • How many bedrooms and bathrooms suit you?
  • Do you want a pool or not?

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