Fred Van Hook (Keller Williams) Real Estate Agent

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Fred Van Hook
location_on Lafayette, IN — Keller Williams
Keller Williams Realty Inc.
LA3564
Get to Know Fred Van Hook

For Sellers Selling your home shouldn't be a stressful ordeal. Making the smart move of choosing a REALTOR® is your first step to ensuring that your investment in your home pays off. My services and experience allow you to focus on your move while I manage your home sale from our initial consultation to the closing deal, and beyond. I pride myself on repeat business and hope you'll come to understand why. What I will do for youRecent Home SalesGetting the highest priceClosing Costs As Your Agent, I Will: Complete a comparative market analysis that will compare your home's value to that of your neighbors. Compile a comprehensive plan detailing all the efforts I will employ to sell your home, including Internet and local media. Present your home to as many qualified buyers as possible getting your home maximum exposure. Help you stage your home and generate curb appeal to ensure you get the highest price. Assist with obtaining offers and help you in negotiating the best deal as smoothly as possible. Help you find your next home and answer all of your questions about the local market area, including schools, neighborhoods, the local economy, and more.

Recent Home Sales

What are homes selling for on your street? Feel free to contact me to find out what neighborhood homes are selling for, free of charge, or to receive a more detailed analysis of the value of your home.

Getting the Highest Price for Your Home

Curb appeal is key and could make a difference whether people stop and take a flyer, or drive right by. Here are a few tips to increase the curb appeal of your home. Staging your home is important. Many buyers will stay in your home longer if it's staged appropriately. I have compiled some ideas to present your home in the most effective manner.

Closing Costs to Expect:

Title insurance fees depend on the sales price of the home. Broker's commission is a full-service fee and will cost anywhere between 5% to 7%. Local property transfer tax, country transfer tax, state transfer tax, and state capital gains tax are the charges that you'll pay for the privilege of selling your home. Credit to the buyer of unpaid real estate taxes for the prior or current year are variable and depend on when you close and when your taxes are due. FHA fees and costs are all fees are now negotiable between an FHA buyer and seller. Home inspections fees are in some circumstances paid for by the seller and include pest, radon and other inspections. Miscellaneous fees can accrue from correcting problems noticed during the home inspection. For Buyers Buying a home is an exciting time in one's life. Making the smart move of choosing a REALTOR® is your first step to ensuring that your new home and community meets your needs. My services and experience range from financial aid to helping you find the home that best suits you and your family. For your convenience, I also provide listings by email. I pride myself on repeat business and hope you'll come to understand why. How I Can Help Before you start looking Closing Costs As Your Agent, I Will: Assure that you see all the properties in the area that meet your criteria. Guide you through the entire home buying process, from finding homes to look at, to getting the best financing. Make sure you don't pay too much for your new home and help you avoid costly mistakes. Answer all of your questions about the local market area, including schools, neighborhoods, the local economy, and more.

Before You Start Looking For Your New Home:

Check your credit rating. Straighten out any errors before its too late. Determine a comfortable monthly budget for your new purchase, including down payment and monthly payment. Find a loan program that meets your needs and get pre-qualified (preferably pre-approved). Choose a REALTOR® that you trust and who understands your needs. Determine what neighborhood best matches your needs. Identify important features you need your new home to have.

Closing Costs to Expect:

Lender fees include charges for loan processing, underwriting, preparation and establishing an escrow account. Third-party fees include charges for insurance, title search, and other inspections such as termites. Government fees include deed recording and state & local mortgage taxes. Escrow and interest fees include homeowner's insurance, loan interest, real estate taxes, and occasionally private mortgage insurance.

Certifications

GREEN, e-PRO, BPOR

Skills

Price Options, Commercial, Foreclosures, Following up, Knowledge of purchase process, Negotiation, Lead follow up, Marketing, Problem solving, Residential, Educating clients

Testimonials
Tina Linder
04/19/2014
We were very pleased with Fred and always refer him to anyone we hear interested in buying/selling a home.
Rich Weaver
04/07/2014
Fred went above our expectations when we were searching for a home in the area under a very tight time constraint! He understood our needs and found us the perfect home for us. He was professional and friendly without being overbearing or trying to push us into something out of our budget. Fred did such a great job that we used him again when we had to sell our home.
Ellen Hoscheit
12/30/2013
Fred is a very hard worker and went out of his way to sell our home and purchase our current one. He was always very professional and honest. We trusted Fred completely and wouldn't hesitate to enlist his services again. We were quite impressed. Plus he is a really nice guy!!!!
Roger and Patricia Mleynek
12/11/2013
Six months later and we are still talking to family and friends about the great experience we had with Fred Van Hook; in selling our home and buying another, on the same day. We highly commend him on his congenial optimism, his leadership, his very extensive knowledge of the Greater Lafayette area and his unfailing ability to manage the whole process efficiently and effectively. We will definitely use Fred again.
J. Shepson
12/05/2013
We purchased our property through Fred and we were amazed and impressed with him throughout the process. He has been incredibly responsive, both during our purchase and afterwards. Over the past year I have emailed him several times with various odd questions and he has replied almost immediately and been most helpful every single time. We have dear friends who are dismissing their current realtor and switching to Fred because they have been so impressed with what we've said about him. We could not possible recommend him highly enough!
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