WHY USE A REALTOR WHEN BUYING A HOME?
1- A Realtor has other access that you don’t. In many occasion a valuable property are sold, when you see the. A Realtor who is actively search the market can see the listing sooner than the public.
2- A Realtor can assist you in your selection process. With a Realtor you always have a second opinion from an expert who has seen thousands of properties and and can give you advise in resale value and the environment you will live in or investment on it.
3- A REALTOR can help you with negotiations and inspections. you have to consider many factors such as price, financing, terms, date of possession and often the inclusion or exclusion of repairs and furnishings or appliances. Your agent can advise you as to which investigations and inspections are recommended or required.
4- A Realtor can guide you through the closing process and make sure everything flows together smoothly.
PICK A REALTOR THAT WILL WORK FOR YOU
1- Interview 2-3 Realtors.
To buy a property, make sure that the Realtor will take the time to show you properties when it is convenient for you and will make your search a priority. Go to open houses to informally meet Realtors and strike up a conversation, you will know who you feel comfortable working with after meeting a few professionals.
2- Choose a full time REALTOR.
Some Realtors only work part time. Your largest financial and emotional decision may only be a second career for that part time Realtor. Choose a professional who’s business it is to sell real estate. You wouldn’t choose a part time surgeon to operate on you.
3- Pick one Realtor to work with
It is in your best interest to choose one professional to work with. You will develop a relationship with your Realtor and that person will really understand what you want in a property. You can’t expect a Realtor to give you 100% if you are not willing to commit to them.