When buying a home

By
Real Estate Sales Representative with Carolina One Real Estate

When buying a home be sure to note that you do not have to pay for an agent. So many buyers are afraid of us thinking that they can save some money by not using an agent. In fact, it is often the opposite-many realtors are trained or experienced negotiators and are working for you to get the best deal. Then as a buyer you are also more likely to refer your agent and having a favorable working relationship. The only costs to be paid will be to  the lender and attorney as well as the home inspectors. If your realtors advice is followed they probably have the best buy for you amongst those parties already by whom they recommend. Happy buying, Courtney

Comments (7)

Greg Steffens
Mountain Country Realty - Lake Arrowhead, CA

Courtney - Welcome to Active Rain and congrats on your first post.  Be sure to spend some time looking around at what and how others are blogging here.  It is a great education and lots of fun.  Looks like you're off to a great start...keep it up!

Sep 18, 2008 06:10 AM
Bill Kennedy
Keller Williams Greenville Upstate - Greenville, SC
Homes For Sale Greenville SC

Welcome to Active Rain! This is a great website for building your business, as well as learning from others.  Pat yourself on the back, because you made a GREAT choice in joining the blogosphere!

Write often, and write whatever comes to mind.  Blogs about personal topics and non-real estate items are often the best.  It helps your readers to bond with you, and ends up bringing you a lot of business!

Good luck with your future blogging.  Feel free to ask me any questions if you need a hand!

Sep 18, 2008 02:20 PM
Scott Magaw
The Bill Kennedy Team - Keller Williams Realty - Spartanburg, SC

Welcome to active rain! By joining our community, you have made a great choice, and a very profitable choice. This is a great site for learning as well as sharing. Check out some blogs, join some groups, and enjoy! -- Scott

Sep 18, 2008 02:26 PM
Keith Elliott Jr
KEIRE Realty Group - Manassas, VA
Principal Broker/Owner

Hello Courtney,

Welcome to Active Rain and congrats on your first post! The opportunities to learn and network are incredible here. Best of luck to you! -Keith

Sep 18, 2008 04:24 PM
Ron Martin
Keller Williams Realty - Spartanburg, SC
Ron Martin Team

Good morning & welcome to Active Rain, You have joined an excellent site to receive free marketing, absorb more information from others, share ideas.  Be a blogger and have fun. If you have any clients moving to the Greenville, Spartanburg, & Anderson South Carolina area we are your team. We are on all three MLS. Great blog!  Keep it up. Again Welcome!!

Sep 18, 2008 09:24 PM
Yvette Gardner
Keller Williams Realty, Spartanburg, SC - Spartanburg, SC

Welcome to the Active Rain community. You have chosen a great site with tons of information you can learn from.  Have fun with it and hope to see more of your blogs soon!  We have a team of four outstanding full time agents to assist your buyers and sellers in Spartanburg/Greenville, SC.  Again, welcome to AR!!

Sep 19, 2008 12:30 AM
Lori Isaacson
Credit Restoration Consultants - Plantation, FL

Hi Courtney,

On behalf of Credit Restoration Consultants and the almost 110,000 members of Active Rain, I want to welcome you to the AR family. If you have any questions regarding credit repair, credit scores or any credit related issues including identity theft, please feel free to call or e-mail me. I hope you enjoy AR and keep on blogging.

Happy Friday

Lori Isaacson

Sep 19, 2008 02:06 AM