Our Commitment to Buyers is the Thornton Properties Difference
Thornton Properties’ agents are seasoned professionals in Chicago’s South Loop real estate market. Being locally owned and operated, we are able to provide you a higher level of personalized service with attention to detail typically found at large brokerage firms. With decades of combined experience, we work with you through every step in the home buying and real estate purchase process.
Our responsiveness to your needs as a buyer is unmatched. We focus on the details of your transaction, ensuring a successful closing. We’ll help you find the property of your dreams, navigating the entire process from search to closing.
We offer our professional expertise and knowledge to you free of charge. Commissions are paid to Thornton Properties by the seller upon a successful transaction.
Our agents strive to keep each individual client satisfied and educated throughout the buying process. We offer advice as needed, but will not overwhelm you with the details of a transaction if you desire to stay more hands-off.
Your Thornton Properties’ agent asks you a series of questions to determine the specific qualities you are looking for in a property. The more detailed the information the quicker your search will progress.
We can recommend trustworthy and attentive loan officers who will determine your buying power based on your financial situation. Of course you may also use a lender of your own choosing.
Our agents schedule appointments to view properties based on your criteria and availability.
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If you desire our opinion, your agent will offer an informal, personal evaluation of a property to give you an idea of how it measures up in the current market.
Based on your level of experience, our agents explain in detail all the documents and steps necessary to complete a sale. This includes the earnest money deposit, Property Disclosure Statement, the contract itself and more, depending on the transaction.
MAKING AN OFFER
When you decide to purchase a property, your agent will prepare a written offer and propose it to the seller or seller's agent upon your approval of the terms.
Our agents' conduct the negotiations for you based on your objectives and offer guidance as requested. We have a fiduciary duty to negotiate the best possible purchase price for you.
SECURING THE DEAL
Your Thornton Properties’ agent will assist you in meeting all necessary requirements in regards to appraisals, inspections, legal documentation and financing. Our attention to detail ensures a closing tailored to your specific needs.
If desired, your Thornton Properties’ agent will accompany you on a final viewing of the property prior to closing. This gives you the opportunity to discover any final issues that need to be addressed at the closing table.
CLOSING THE DEAL
Your Thornton Properties' agent ensures that all paperwork is in order to secure a successful closing. If you desire, your agent will accompany you at the closing table to help address any issues that may arise.