Even though in the U.S. this term is extremely known for about 4 decades and applied mostly to fashion and beauty products, adapting later to the Real Estate trade also and becoming more and more known as Exclusive Buyer Agent, in Spain it only started to shape about a decade ago and 2 years later, in 2012, Enric Jiménez founded the Spanish Association of Real Estate Personal Shopper (AEPSI) Since recently we became an active member also.
According to Enric "a real estate personal shopper can achieve a reduction in the price of a sale of between 5% and 12%" being an advantageous option to buy a home.
The R.E.P.S accompanies and coaches the client in a very comprehensive way: before, during and after the acquisition of any real estate asset being in charge of finding the property that best suits the clients` needs, ensuring an easy, safe and comfortable purchase.
We save nearly 70% of exhausting viewings that a traditional real estate agent normally manages
We avoid any unexpected surprises as we manage all legal, technical and financial reports.
We save between 5 and 20% of the selling price.
We avoid any conflict of interests as we exclusively represent the buyer in the transaction.
in order to able to make an informed decision when it comes to what and where to buy according to the objective of the purchase.
Selection and filtering properties in the area under the specific indicators, within the Multiple Listing Services, agents data base as well as own personal prospecting of the location.
Preparation and communication of detailed reports with photos for the homes visited.
Drafting of a technical report on the property.
Presentation of offer, advice and personal assistance to the negotiation of the final agreements and signing of the sale contract
Verification of the Property Registry to make sure that all legalities are in place.
We collaborate with a trusted financial partner of a high success rate in case you need a mortgage. We guarantee a fast and reliable study of your case. Competitive interest rates. Contact us without compromise.
We collaborate with different well established law firms, always available when needed. Costs would run separately on the clients account.
Also personal assistance on the day of signing the deeds. We personally make sure everything runs smoothly.
Post-sale procedures: registrations and ownership changes for the household suppliers of the property
Optional service. If you have a different plan for your new home we will bring it to life in the unique reflection of you personality, aiming for aesthetic and functional, meant to last!
In order to identify the needs and motivations of the customer, pinpointing the preferences on the area, neighbourhood, distribution, size, price, style, community, conservation and more.
An initial amount is requested to formalise the agreement and start the search. This will be employed for the fees of the search and will be discounted of the full amount of the services which will be divided in 2 phases: reservation and private purchase contract. This will not exclude the accompaniment to the signing of the notarial deeds.
Once the search is in motion the Real Estate Personal Shopper will come up with a hand picked selection for the Buyer to choose. Prior to this the R.E.P.S. would have had visited various estates to get to the final selection for the Buyer to consider. Final choices belong to the Buyer.
This is it, we found it! Time has come to start negotiating and once an offer is submitted and an agreement has been reached, the R.E.P.S. will then take care of all the paperwork getting ready the reservation document, purchase agreement and purchase deeds in the Notary.
This is not the end of our business relation. We will continue to help you with all the formalities to take over your new home, such as changing ownership of the household suppliers (gas, water, electricity, etc), any refurbishment needed we have the right team in place and you can also hire us for that, or maybe you are looking for a whole interior design project, as we can take care of that also! Holiday or long term rental needed for your recent purchase? We can also help! We are a small business but with a universe of contacts. You just need to talk to us ;)