When we think of selling a home, the services that a Realtor can provide are endless, but what about as a buyer? Here are five great reasons you should hire a Realtor when you are in the market to buy a new home!
We can help determine your budget: With some basic pieces of information, a Realtor can help you determine what kind of budget you may be looking at for a new home, and match you with potential lenders that are right for you.
We have access to resources you don't: While a lot of real estate listings are available online, there are still resources and listings that are only available through a Realtor. If you're looking for something very specific, having our insider knowledge may be crucial to finding that perfect home.
We have wealth of knowledge: Most of the time we have already previewed or shown the homes that may be right for you. We know the floor plans,the neighborhoods, the schools, and the shortest routes for your commute to work.
We can read between the lines of listings:There are a lot of catchy phrases that often appear in listings,and your agent can tell you what they really mean.
We can increase your negotiating power: A Realtor is trained and highly skilled to negotiate things like price, and items to be included with your offer. We can also give you advice on things like contingency contracts and the required paperwork.
We can help you navigate through the closing:
Once the contract is accepted the real work begins. A Realtor can make sure all of the details from attorney review, home inspections, appraisals and getting a loan approval run smoothly and any issues are addressed to ensure that you are making a good financial investment and getting the perfect home .