Well, these are all wonderful answers here. I think the point is it might be a good idea for you to secure your own agent. When you are the buyer, it will cost you nothing out of pocket for your agent's commission. In MN, most often, agents are paid from the proceeds of the transaction. I
I just want people to understand, this is a legal transaction, possibly the largest transaction you'll ever make. Why would you want to go up against a builder/agent who does this all the time without anybody looking out for your best interests?
I hope you get this property. It seems you really like it!!
Then a simple Google search should get you a phone number.
You could also contact city hall to see if it is a home that is slated for replacement like Donald mentions.
Edina, my home town, had 90 homes replaced with new homes last year. There will, most likely, be more this year. Your professional Realtor will be able to help you. They may be able to access plans for the new house, or show you comps, as well. A little advice: you do want to be working with your own Realtor on the buy side, someone who represents only YOUR interests. The builder, and their representatives, represent only the selling side and want you to pay the highest amount. Call me if you have questions. Thank you for your question.
We do have a property that just went on the market in East Edina, under 1 million. It's a superb new construction home at 5720 Ewing. It's being staged today and we are holding an open house on Sunday the 20th from 1-3.
Amy Deckas Edina Realty
50th & France Office
I would not recommend talking directly to the builder in this case. She or he has no reason to look out for your interests in any purchase situation, and in fact will be listening carefully to any details you disclose about your budget and/or motivation to buy.
If you want to move forward on this home, first send me an email at email@example.com. I'll be happy to contact the builder on your behalf.