Buyers Resources


See the "Rebates" tab on the home page!
When we represent the buyer in a transaction, we offer Cash Back! We will rebate a portion of our commission even on new homes! Rebates depend on buyers legwork and as long as the sales price is above $100,000 and it is lender approved. If not, then we will negotiate the commission according to what is being offered.  All rebates are required on the HUD-1 (closing statement).

How do I get Cash Back when I buy a house?

When you buy a home with Crawford Realty, Inc representation we will rebate part of our commission to you the buyer.

When do I receive the rebate?

When the closing transaction of your home funds.

Can I get a rebate on a new home?

Yes.

Can I use this rebate towards my closing costs?

Absolutely, or reduce your mortgage rate (if the lender allows it). We are here to help people purchase a home and save money. This is your money to spend however you see fit.

Do I have to buy one of the houses Crawford Realty has listed?

No, as long as it is listed on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), or that a builder offers a commission to the agents.

Do I have to find the house myself?

No, we will work with you through the closing of the transaction. There are a lot of steps to buying a house and it is our job to make this as simple as possible.

What are some of the steps?

Getting pre-approved from a lender, finding the right home, making an offer, the negotiations, inspections, insurance, homeowner warranties and the closing steps.

Is there anything else I should know as a buyer?

Yes, we ask that you receive a pre-approval letter or letter of commitment from a lender before making any offers on a home. Be sure it is a pre-approval letter and not a pre-qualification letter.

What is the difference between a pre-approval letter and a pre-qualifying letter?

A pre-qualifying letter only states that you have given the lender verbal information. A pre-approval letter means you have provided documentation verifying income etc.

For detailed information on buying a home or property and receiving a rebate please contact us.



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Cheryl Crawford
Cheryl Crawford
Broker / Owner
3201 Bee Cave Ste 120 Austin TX 78716
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