The assistance of many real estate specialists along with your REALTOR is required to complete the sale or purchase of a home. Some of these include loan officers, appraisers, home inspectors, settlement agents, surveyors, and termite inspectors. 1st Choice Better Homes & Land, LC works closely with these specialists to coordinate a timely settlement. In Virginia, the purchaser has the option of selecting the loan officer, home inspector, settlement agent, and surveyor. The seller customarily selects the termite inspector, and the appraisal management company selects the appraiser.