Buying a home is one of the single largest ﬁnancial transactions you’ll ever make. It may seem overwhelming, especially for ﬁrst-time buyers. With Fiona as your agent, you’ll receive the dedicated personal attention and have a ﬁerce and tenacious advocate by your side. Fiona will guide you every step of the way with calm, thoughtful, expert advice. She removes the stress so you can focus on the future.
THE PERFECT HOME FOR YOU
Fiona has lived in Rye for 20+ years and has been representing buyers, sellers, and renters in the area for nearly as long. She knows Rye and Westchester intimately and has ﬁrst-hand knowledge of everything local communities have to offer.
Fiona is passionate, creative and energetic. She will work tirelessly to uncover unique opportunities for you, especially in an ultra-competitive market. She will:
Listen carefully to your needs and concerns, and help deﬁne a realistic and achievable buying goal
Identify available homes that align with what you’re looking for in a property and in a community
Arrange multiple tours of appropriate homes to educate and advise you on the right path forward
SAVVY MARKET KNOWLEDGE, GREAT CONNECTIONS
Everyone looks up listings online but Fiona can source “coming soon” or non-MLS listings quickly to offer unique alternatives in your search. With her extensive professional network of agents, and as a long-time active community member, she has access to valuable information and services that give you the competitive edge.
Up-to-the-minute market analysis including real-time availability of listed homes, individual sales history, appraisal value and comparable sales prices to assess the realistic trading price.
Pre-listing information on homes before they hit the open market
Uncommon access to information: With her stellar reputation for integrity, her colleagues in the agent community are conﬁdent sharing helpful market intel, all of which will ensure your goals are achieved
The home-buying process can take weeks, months or even years.
FIONA IS RIGHT BY YOUR SIDE FOR AS LONG AS IT TAKES.
SKILLED NEGOTIATOR, SUCCESSFUL DEAL MAKER
Fiona has the veteran agent’s eye to know immediately whether a home is overpriced or undervalued. As your agent, she will guide you with a realistic negotiating strategy and advise you on how to present the most compelling offer for a property. Fiona’s strong collegial relationships with local agents and real estate professionals are invaluable in facilitating a successful negotiation. She will:
Guide you through the engineering inspection process to ensure you are 100% conﬁdent in the home you are buying
Monitor and manage any issue that may arise between the contract signing and closing
Interpret the inspection report with you and advise you on deal-breaking issues and or those that can reasonably be brought to the seller’s attention
Ensure that you have access to her trusted professional network of real estate professionals, mortgage brokers, home inspectors, movers, contractors, suppliers and other related vendors
Supervise the bank appraisal appointment
Arrange and manage the walk-through before closing
Assist you in hiring an experienced and respected local real-estate attorney to represent you