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You asked, Jordan Answered

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of properties does Jordan Mott specialize in?

Jordan specializes in a wide range of properties throughout Silicon Valley and surrounding areas, from single-family homes to larger estates. He has a deep understanding of the local market, enabling him to match clients with properties that suit their unique needs and lifestyle.

How do I know if the property is worth the asking price?

Realtors use a comparative market analysis (CMA) to determine a home's value, comparing the property to similar homes that have recently sold in the area.

Should I get a home warranty?

A home warranty is a service contract that covers the repair or replacement of important home system components and appliances that break down over time. Whether you should get one depends on factors like the age and condition of the home, the coverage of the warranty, and your willingness to deal with repairs or replacements yourself.

What is the difference between a buyer's agent and a seller's agent?

A buyer's agent represents the interests of the buyer in a real estate transaction, while a seller's agent, or listing agent, represents the interests of the seller. It's possible for one agent to represent both parties, but this is known as dual agency. In California, dual agency is allowed.

What is a home inspection, and why is it important?

A home inspection is an assessment of a home's condition, performed by a licensed professional. It's important because it can reveal potential issues that aren't immediately visible, and could affect the home's value and livability.

What is PMI (Private Mortgage Insurance)?

PMI is a type of insurance that lenders may require if you're buying a home with less than 20% down. It protects the lender if you default on your loan. Once you've built up 20% equity in your home (either through payments or home value appreciation), you can typically request to stop paying PMI.

What's the difference between pre-qualification and pre-approval for a mortgage?

Pre-qualification is an initial evaluation of your creditworthiness, based on information you provide to the lender. It gives you an idea of how much you may be able to borrow. Pre-approval is a more thorough process where the lender verifies your financial information and commits to lending you a specific amount of money.

What are closing costs?

Closing costs are the fees and charges due at the close of a real estate transaction. They can include loan origination fees, title insurance, appraisals, and more.

Does Jordan work with both buyers and sellers?

Yes, Jordan works with both buyers and sellers. He has a tremendous track record in helping buyers get their offers accepted, even in competitive situations. For sellers, Jordan uses his extensive marketing plan to ensure their properties are well represented and that they receive the highest price possible.

When is the best time to sell my house?

The best time to sell can depend on a variety of factors, including market conditions and your personal situation. However, spring and summer are often cited as good times to sell since families often want to move before the new school year starts.

What regions does Jordan Mott serve?

Jordan serves a variety of regions in the South Bay, including Santa Clara County and San Mateo County. He helps clients explore diverse communities across Silicon Valley, matching them with neighborhoods that complement their lifestyle and preferences.

What does Jordan's marketing plan involve?

Jordan Mott's marketing plan is comprehensive and innovative. It involves strategic use of digital platforms, high-quality marketing materials, and his extensive network to showcase the best features of each property, thereby attracting potential buyers and achieving optimal sales outcomes.

Can I sell my current home and buy a new one at the same time?

Yes, it's possible, but it requires careful planning and timing. You'll likely need to coordinate the sale of your current home with the purchase of your new one.

What is a contingent offer?

A contingent offer is one where the buyer's offer is dependent on certain conditions being met, such as the sale of their current home, obtaining financing, or a satisfactory home inspection.

How does the negotiation process work?

Once you've found a home you want to buy, your realtor will submit an offer to the seller's agent. The seller can accept, reject, or counter the offer. If they counter, you can accept their terms or counter back, until both parties agree on a price and terms. Looking for the best deal? Jordan is an expert negotiator - so whether you're buying or selling, you can rest assured that you're getting the best deal either way.

What kind of community involvement does Jordan Mott have?

Jordan is a Top Intero Foundation Contributor, and his work largely involves communities in the South Bay area, including Santa Clara County and San Mateo County.

Can I buy a home with no down payment?

It's possible, but not common. Some types of loans, like VA loans for military veterans, may not require a down payment. However, most conventional loans require a minimum down payment, often between 3% to 20%. Without a down payment, you'll likely need to pay for private mortgage insurance (PMI) until you have sufficient equity in the home.

Who is Jordan Mott?

Jordan Mott is a top-producing realtor in Silicon Valley and is ranked among the top 1% of realtors nationwide. With over $600 million in lifetime sales, he has a proven track record of providing exceptional service and results for his clients.

What is a good interest rate on a mortgage?

Interest rates depends on current market conditions, your credit score, down payment, and the type of loan. Contact Jordan to see what you qualify for and what your estimated interest rate would be.

How is the housing market right now?

Market conditions can change frequently and depend on several factors, including location, season, and economic conditions. Email Jordan for a specific market condition update.

What does it mean when a house is 'staged'?

Staging a home involves arranging furniture and decor to make the home appear more appealing to potential buyers. This can help the home sell more quickly and for a higher price. Staging can be done by the seller or with the help of a professional home stager.

How can I get in touch with Jordan Mott?

You can reach out to Jordan Mott here. Booking an appointment is an easy first step toward achieving your real estate goals with him.

What is the first step in the home buying process?

After contacting Jordan, the first step is usually getting pre-approved for a mortgage. This helps you understand how much you can afford and shows sellers that you're a serious buyer. See the entire buying process here.

How long does it take to buy a home?

On average, it takes around 30 to 60 days from when an offer is accepted to closing. However, the timeframe can vary based on various factors such as loan approval and home inspection.

How successful was Jordan Mott in 2022?

In 2022, Jordan Mott closed over $127 million in real estate sales and was recognized as the #1 Agent at Intero Willow Glen. He ranked 224th in sales volume nationwide out of over 1.6 million realtors, making him one of the top producers in the country.

What's the difference between a fixed-rate and an adjustable-rate mortgage?

A fixed-rate mortgage has an interest rate that stays the same for the life of the loan, which makes your monthly payments predictable. An adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) has an interest rate that can change periodically, so your payments could go up or down over time.

What does "under contract" mean in real estate?

A property is "under contract" when the buyer and seller have agreed on the terms of the sale, but the sale has not yet closed. During this time, the property may still be shown to other potential buyers, but the seller cannot accept any other offers.

What do past clients say about Jordan Mott?

Jordan's clients consistently praise his professionalism, knowledge, responsiveness, and negotiation skills. They appreciate his honesty, patience, and dedication in ensuring they achieve their real estate goals. He is highly recommended by past clients for both buying and selling properties.

What makes Jordan Mott unique as a realtor?

Jordan Mott brings unmatched expertise, a unique marketing plan, and an unwavering dedication to his clients. His focus on client satisfaction, detailed knowledge of Silicon Valley, and ability to consistently deliver results set him apart from others in the industry.

How many homes should I view before making a decision?

There's no set number; some people find their future home after seeing just a few, while others may tour dozens.

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Jordan’s Numbers

Experienced, dedicated, and proven success sets Jordan Mott apart from other real estate agents. With impressive statistics highlighting his exceptional performance, clients can trust that they're in capable hands when choosing Jordan as their Silicon Valley Realtor.

$118 Million+ In Sales in 2023

Demonstrating Jordan's unwavering commitment to providing exceptional service and results for his clients.

$700 Million+ In Lifetime Sales

A testament to Jordan's extensive experience and expertise in the real estate industry.

Top 1% Realtor Nationwide

Showcasing Jordan's dedication to his craft and his relentless pursuit of success for his clients.

#1 Priority Is Client Satisfaction

Emphasizing Jordan's commitment to putting clients first and ensuring their needs are met throughout the process.

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The Best in Silicon Valley

Take the first step toward achieving your real estate goals by partnering with Jordan Mott, the best in Silicon Valley. His unmatched expertise, proven success, and dedication to client satisfaction ensure that your experience is as seamless and stress-free as possible, from start to finish. Book an appointment to learn more about how Jordan can help you.

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If you’re selling…
Jordan has built an in-depth marketing plan that he implements on all his listings, producing results that outperform the rest of the market. Jordan is a true negotiator and makes sure that his sellers get the highest price possible + the best terms for the sale of their homes.
If you’re buying…
Jordan has a tremendous track record working with buyers and helping them get their offers accepted, even in competitive situations. Jordan has never had to write more than three offers for a buyer and very regularly when a buyer writes an offer with Jordan as their agent, their first offer is accepted. Jordan also has access to off market opportunities through his network that allow his buyers the opportunity to purchase homes with minimal competition. Jordan will always negotiate the best price and terms possible when representing his buyers.