Getting into the real estate market is an exciting time. Ensure you are making informed decisions by working with an agent who has your best interests in mind.
1. It doesn’t cost you anything.
As a buyer, you don’t pay any commission. It is the responsibility of the seller to pay the associated fees regarding commission.
2. Access to the most recent listings.
Agents are able to sort through up-to-date listings and send only ones that meet your criteria. They can coordinate showings and provide you with relevant information about the property.
3. Determine an offer strategy.
Agents help to determine many factors before submitting an offer on your behalf. Negotiations and terms of your contract are very important when placing an offer.
4. Referrals to other industry professionals.
There are many points of contact when purchasing a property including appraisals, mortgage agents, lawyers, movers, etc. Agents will connect you with people who can help.
5. They will advocate for you.
Many things can arise in the process of finding your dream property. A buyer’s agent will advocate for your best interests by helping you filter through all of the information to find exactly what you are looking for.