The home purchase is typically the largest purchase of a lifetime. It is a complex process in which you need professional assistance. Buying a home without proper inspections, review of contracts, title and disclosures, and knowledge of the market, is risky, to say the least.
Working with a good real estate agent is critical to your home buying success. And it’s free for buyers! Here are some things a Selling Agent can do for you:
Find The Right Property
After determining what the clients are looking for and what they can afford, the agent will schedule appointments to tour homes that fit your search criteria. The agent can also explain the ins and outs of various properties and neighborhoods, to help buyers decide which home is right for them, by explaining the pros and cons of various options.
Negotiate the Offer
The Buyer’s Agent will advise you on an appropriate price to offer and present it to the seller’s agent (listing agent). This is where the agent’s experience in negotiating deals can save you thousands of dollars and help you avoid costly mistakes.
The buyer’s agent can recommend you reliable professionals, such as mortgage brokers, home inspectors, real estate attorneys, moving companies, home cleaning services, etc.
Deal With Issues in the Transaction
If issues arise during transaction (inspection, appraisal, resale certificate, etc.), the agent can advise you to on how to proceed and what options you have. They can negotiate the issues with the seller’s agent. If negotiations become heated or hostile, it’s important to have an experience professional keeping calm and offering productive solutions.