Buyer Information


St. Louis Home Buying Process

An investment in real estate in the Saint Louis area requires a thoughtful approach as well as in-depth market knowledge. The real estate professionals at Dielmann Sotheby's International Realty® can provide the experience and personal attention you need to realize your home ownership dreams.

Saint Louis offers a variety of unique neighborhoods and towns each with its own distinct offerings. Choosing the right area to suit you is almost as important as choosing the right home. Information about these areas is available on Choose the style that best fits your needs, from turn-of-the-century historic to newly constructed and custom-designed. Do your research and explore your options – we welcome your interest. One of our seasoned sales associates will be available when you’re ready with questions.

If you are interested in purchasing beyond the local area, you will benefit from our membership in the Sotheby's International Realty® network which enables our agents to provide insider access to a select group of real estate professionals in the world's most sought-after locations.

Making an Offer

Knowing how to negotiate the purchase of a property can make all the difference in how successful you will be in securing the home you want and being satisfied with it for years to come. We'll perform a detailed property analysis to help you determine what your offer and bidding strategy should be, then advocate on your behalf through the entire process.

Happy Endings

We pride ourselves in providing closing for our clients where every detail has been anticipated:

  • The lenders funds have been transferred properly
  • You have the down payment funds in proper amounts and in the form required
  • The title company has filed the proper deeds correctly
  • The closing documents have been fully and accurately prepared
  • The seller has done everything they agreed to do
  • The insurance agent has provided the appropriate policies
  • Occupancy permits (when required) have been provided by the appropriate municipality
  • The seller has moved out as scheduled

Creating Clients for Life

At Dielmann Sotheby's International Realty, we view every buying and selling transaction as an opportunity to create clients for life. We believe that after working with us once, you will not hesitate to use us again, nor will you hesitate to recommend us to family and friends.

Once a contract has been accepted, most buyers want it to be thoroughly inspected to make sure there are no hidden surprises. We can get you in contact with a number of highly qualified inspectors from which to choose. Should anything be found that concerns you, we will again work as your advocate to do any further negotiating required.

Finding a Lender

We work with the area's leading lenders and are happy to make recommendations for the ones that will best suit your needs.