The Top 8 Reasons to Hire a Realtor

Real Estate Agent with Re/Max Elite

Norman, Oklahoma ListingIf you are buying or selling a home in the Norman, Oklahoma area, you need to hire a realtor. Perhaps you plan on selling your home yourself, but do you know the ins and outs of marketing a home? Do you know how to negotiate a contract of sale? There are plenty of other ways in which a realtor can be very helpful if you're buying or selling a home in the Norman, Oklahoma area. These are the top 8 reasons to hire a realtor:

  • Buying and selling real estate is a complicated process. There are disclosure forms to prepare and sign, inspection reports, and insurance documents, as well as multi-page settlement statements to decipher. A realtor can help you quickly navigate through all the paperwork and help you make sure you understand what you are signing.
  • Communication and objective ideas are an important tool in real estate transactions. If you're a buyer in the Norman, Oklahoma area, a realtor can provide you with a wealth of information on schools, utilities, and other local amenities. A realtor can also give you objective knowledge about each Norman, Oklahoma home you view. If you are selling in Norman, Oklahoma, a realtor can help you decide if you're ready to sell and how best to market your home.
  • If you're buying a home in the Norman, Oklahoma area, a realtor can help you find homes that may not be actively advertised.
  • A realtor can help with negotiation. There are several factors in a real estate transaction that require negotiation. A realtor can help you through the negotiation process to get you the best possible deal.
  • Marketing your property is complicated. A realtor knows the ins and outs of the market and how to position your home within the market to ensure a quick sale for a reasonable price.
  • You need help from someone who knows the lingo. If you don't know a CMA from a HUD statement, a realtor can help you sort it out.
  • Get someone with real estate experience in your corner. A realtor has completed many real estate transactions and therefore, knows the ropes when it comes to buying and selling. A realtor is also aware of the latest laws and regulations pertaining to real estate proceedings.
  • A realtor can provide an objective point of view. For most people, a home is more than just a roof over their heads. There is an emotional attachment involved. A realtor can help sort facts from feelings in order for you to have a smooth real estate buying or selling experience.

If you are buying or selling your home in Midwest City, Blanchard, Edmond, Shawnee, or Oklahoma City, and would like the assistance of an experienced realtor, please contact me online, give me a call at 405-366-1111 or check out my website.

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Comments (3)

Than Maynard
Coldwell Banker Heart of Oklahoma - Purcell, OK
Broker - Licensed to List & Sell - 405-990-8862

Nah, Realtors just take a huge percentage of the sale and just put a sign in the yard.

Jun 27, 2011 08:54 AM
Jason Nedrow
Re/Max Elite - Moore, OK

Yeah, right!

Jul 03, 2011 03:32 PM
Adam Malachi
A 2 Z Realty LLC - Castle Rock, CO

Great post! Good informations!

Thanks for sharing,


Jul 06, 2011 04:27 PM