If you’re shopping for a house, or even just considering buying one, there’s one person that you absolutely need on your side: a Realtor. Potential buyers often think they can go it,
Why A REALTOR ® Is Worth Having
With technology, it is becoming easier to do almost everything we once needed help with. Websites claim that they can do the work a Real Estate Agent can do for a client, this is incorrect. Here are some reasons why you are going to need a Realtor with you through the whole process, making sure you are taken care of and not taken advantage of.
An expert guide
Selling a home usually requires dozens of forms, reports, disclosures, and other technical documents. A knowledgeable expert will help you prepare the best deal, and avoid delays or costly mistakes. You need someone with you who can speak the language!
Objective information and opinions
Realtors can provide local information on utilities, zoning, schools, and more. They also have objective information about each property. Realtors can use that data to help you determine if the property has what you need.
Property marketing power
Property doesn’t sell due to advertising alone. A large share of real estate sales comes as the result of a practitioner’s contacts with previous clients, friends, and family. When a property is marketed by a Realtor, you do not have to allow strangers into your home. Your Realtor will generally prescreen and accompany qualified prospects through your property.
There are many factors up for discussion in a deal. A Realtor will look at every angle from your perspective, including crafting a purchase agreement that allows you the flexibility you need to take that next step.
Most people sell only a few homes in a lifetime, usually with quite a few years in between each sale. Even if you’ve done it before, laws and regulations change. Realtor handle hundreds of transactions over the course of their career.
Your rock during emotional moments
A home is so much more than four walls and a roof. And for most people, property represents the biggest purchase they’ll ever make. Having a concerned, but objective, third party helps you stay focused on the issues most important to you.
Every Realtor must adhere to a strict code of ethics, which is based on professionalism and protection of the public. As a Realtors client, you can expect honest and ethical treatment in all transaction-related matters.
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Michael Giuda has been a full time licensed Real Estate Agent since 1986 and is currently an Associate Broker with Keller Williams. As Founder and Team Leader of the Selling in Philly Team, Michael’....