$5800 Buyer’s Incentive for the purchase of a Fitler Square townhome

Recently Peter Bishop represented a repeat client in his purchase of a 4 bedroom Fitler Square townhome. In applying his generous incentive towards his closing costs, the buyer was able to keep more money in his that he will be able to put towards numerous upgrades. During the buyer’s decision making process Peter was able to provide him with ballpark figures for various improvements and then connect him with numerous subcontractors who supplied concrete estimates. On numerous occasions Peter met contractors at the property to obtain pricing and lead time...

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First time homebuyer gets a $3125 Buyer’s Incentive in Point Breeze

Referred to Peter by one of his previous clients, a first time homebuyer hired Peter as his buyer’s agent in the purchase of a newly renovated home in Point Breeze in the summer of 2013. At settlement the purchaser was given a $3125 incentive that he used towards his closing costs. With the money he saved, the buyer was able to purchase new furniture to compliment his beautiful new...

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Couple buying in Fishtown gets BIG incentive

Throughout the first half of 2013 Peter had the good fortune working with a couple looking to leave the world of renting behind by purchasing a home. But they weren’t looking for just any home. They had their sights set on a home with character and potential. Together Peter and his clients identified and visited numerous properties in neighborhoods as varied as Fairmount, Francisville, Old City, Queen Village, and Northern Liberties. Ultimately these Buyers found a 3 story home in Fishtown with the qualities they were seeking and received a $4879 incentive at settlement. With a savings like that, these buyers got a head start on transforming the potential of their already great house into...

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Buyer in Point Breeze scores big with the purchase of a new home

Peter Bishop is truly a homebuyer’s best ally. He proved this yet again in 2013 when he assisted a first time home buyer with the purchase of a new construction home right below Washington Avenue in Point Breeze. Together, Peter and his client had investigated 25-30 possible properties for purchase over several months before Peter turned him onto a property that a developer acquaintance was constructing. Visiting the property in the midst of construction, Peter was able to help his client visualize the finish product and then negotiated strongly to make his client’s offer stand out among multiple offers that the developer was considering. At settlement, Peter’s client purchased a beautiful new home with a fantastic roof deck with dramatic views of the city and received a buyer’s incentive of...

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Center City buyers finds that Peter is the perfect Realtor for them

A buying couple referred to Peter in 2013 wasted no time in identifying a home to purchase as they sought to move from Northern Liberties to Center City. After a few emails were exchanged in which some possibilities were eliminated from contention, Peter made them aware of a house near Fitler Square that seemed to fit their search criteria. Two visits to the property later Peter negotiated an agreement on their behalf, and soon they became the buyers of a nice 3 story townhome in the Greenfield School catchment area. They were also the beneficiaries of a $7200 incentive from Peter and Independent Custom Realty that made their closing costs much more tolerable. But that was not the end of Peter’s assistance to these clients in 2013. Later in the year he assisted them in purchasing a parking spot near their home from one of his other former clients. Both parties compensated Peter a modest sum for orchestrating the transaction and walked away happy knowing that they were not fleeced financially to cover a real estate agent’s inflated commission. While Peter Bishop is an all-around exceptional real estate broker, buyers, especially, gravitate towards him due his expertise in home inspection and construction and the insight he holds from buying a home in Center City in 1998 when most others thought it was unwise to do so. His buyer’s incentive program doesn’t hurt...

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