Let’s find you a new home

We understand that buying a new home can be a daunting, stressful and confusing experience. We also believe that the process of buying a new home should be fun and exciting! No matter what stage of life you’re in, Quaid & Rooney will partner with you and help you find the home you’ll absolutely love.

Our experience sets us apart

We’ve helped hundreds of clients find their perfect home. Our track record makes us your perfect homebuying partner.

Buyer services

Learn about the services that will help you find your next home.

Q&R Concierge

Leverage our real estate experience and professional networks for your home search.

Homebuying 101

Get a bird’s-eye view of the homebuying process.

Resources for buyers

Tools and insights that will guide your home search and purchase.

Your homebuying partner

From ‘hello’ to handing over the keys, Quaid & Rooney has your back and will help find your next home.

Local agents & strong insights

With deep roots in their neighborhoods, our agents consider themselves ‘area specialists’ who leverage their local insights to help find your next home.

Homebuying experience

Quaid & Rooney's combined experience spans decades. We've been around the 'homebuying block' and will steer you away from the gotchas along the way.

Award-winning team

Quaid & Rooney is a top-performing real estate team that has received many industry awards and recognitions over the years. Our success is attributed to always remaining focused on our client’s experience.

Access to newest homes on the market

We have built strong relationships across the network of Chicagoland agents, giving our buyers access to properties not yet listed.

Negotiating for the best price

Our experience and market knowledge will help guide you through the home purchasing process and ensure that you are pleased with the outcome.

City? Suburbs? Simple.

Looking to move to Chicago or the western suburbs? We specialize in client relocation moving between the city and suburbs, or for ‘transplants’ from out of state.

Buyer services

Our extensive buyer services help make your homebuying process go as smooth as possible.

Search assistance

With thousands of listings, it is easy to become overwhelmed. We help buyers make the most of their searches, so they can find their dream home.

Automated search reports

Once we have an idea of the criteria for your dream home, we can set up automated search alert emails to keep you informed of new listings and price reductions for qualified properties.

Financing assistance

We will help connect you to mortgage professionals who have been very helpful to our past clients. We know the best sources in the Chicago, Glen Ellyn, Wheaton, Elmhurst, Hinsdale, Lombard and Winfield real estate markets.

Price negotiations

We provide you with the market data to help you formulate an offer price negotiation strategy, so you never walk into a deal unarmed. 

Inspections & repair negotiations

Price isn’t the only negotiation. Property inspections usually result in more negotiating around property conditions and repairs. We’re experts at this.

Contract to closing

The myriad of tasks, documents and delivery deadlines involved in a real estate transaction are all coordinated by your Quaid & Rooney agent and our closing assistance staff.

Q&R Concierge

We're at your service

Buying a house shouldn't be a headache—it should be enjoyable! Quaid & Rooney will make your homebuying experience go as smooth as possible.

The buying process

Whether it’s your first time buying a home or it’s been a while since your last purchase, here’s a quick look at a typical home purchase.

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Phase 1 - Onboarding

  • You connect with Quaid & Rooney.
  • You meet with your buyer agent to discuss needs/wants and review the home search process.
  • Your buyer agent helps you get pre-approved for a mortgage.
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Phase 2 - Home search

  • Your agent will set up automated home searches.
  • Along the way, your agent will share home options with you.
  • You find a home and decide to make an offer.
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Phase 3 - Negotiations

  • You consult with your agent and make an offer.
  • Your offer is negotiated with the seller.
  • Your offer is accepted by the seller.
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Phase 4 - Attorney review contingency

  • A home inspection is conducted.
  • You and the seller negotiate repairs based on the inspection's results.
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Phase 5 - Mortgage contingency

  • All required documents are sent to the lender.
  • A property appraisal is conducted.
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Phase 6 - Closing

  • Your lender gives the "clear to close."
  • The seller's attorney schedules the closing.
  • You attend a final walk-through of the home and receive the keys.
  • You attend the closing and receive the keys to your new home!

Resources for buyers

As you start your home search, here's some of the tools and information to help along the way.

Home search

Find your next dream home using our simple search.

Mobile app

Stay on top of your home search. Download the KW mobile app on the Apple App Store or Google Play devices.

Mortgage calculator

Be informed by estimating your monthly mortgage payments.

Articles

We love sharing our experience with homebuyers like you.

Contact us

We're here for you. Simply reach out and we'll get in touch with you right away.

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