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How your Buyer Agent can help you avoid the punches
If you were a boxing pro, would you go into a fight without a coach? Would you feel comfortable listening to advice from the other guy's coach? Or would you rather have your own coach helping you avoid the punches?
Getting advice from the other guy's coach is what many buyers do when they get the seller's agent (called the Listing Agent) to write an offer for them on the same house.
Why the Listing Agent is not a good buyer's coach See, the Listing Agent has an agreement with the seller of the house and is obligated to sell the house for the largest amount possible.
When a buyer contacts the Listing Agent directly, the Listing Agent has no choice but to comply with his signed agreement with the seller and convince the buyer (with ethics and honesty) to pay as much for the house as possible.
So, how can buyers get their own coach to help them pay the right price for the house?
A buyer's own coach is called a Buyer Agent To be a good buyer's coach, a Buyer Agent would have a signed agreement with the buyer and the obligation to advise the buyer ... more
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