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   |

Finding Your Home - Know the Neighborhoods & Marketplace


You may already have an initial idea of what cities and neighborhoods are of most interest to you. However, it’s important - and fun - to get a sense of what it would be like to live in the area and get a feel for the available properties by visiting them in person.

I will personally serve as your tour guide through the neighborhoods, give you an overview of the area, and show a few representative homes. We will look at each neighborhood, and compare and contrast homes by their individual and regional merits. More importantly, I will provide you with information about local schools, parks, and potential long term resale value of the properties you are considering. I believe my clients should not purchase a home until they are familiar with the neighborhoods and have seen enough properties to truly know when they find an excellent fit.

You can learn more about the neighborhoods I serve on my Communities Page.

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