TOP  10  REASONS YOU SHOULD HIRE A REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONAL

Whether you’re buying or selling a property, there are a variety of challenges that must be overcome in the process. From pre-approval to finding the perfect home, inspection, appraisal, satisfying loan conditions to getting to closing. In fact, there are so many details to consider and so many ways that a real estate professional is necessary. Here is our list

  1. It’s Free to Hire a Buyer’s Agent

One of the most obvious reasons you should hire a buyer’s agent when buying a house is that it’s free.  There are very few circumstances where it costs money to hire a buyer’s agent. It’s crucial, however, that you don’t just hire any buyer’s agent.  There are certain things you should expect from a real estate agent when buying a house. Your real estate agent should have your back whether you're a buyer or a seller. Because agents have what's known as a "fiduciary" responsibility to their clients. They are legally obligated to put their clients' best interests first. Therefore, the agent should go above and beyond to protect your interest and make it a stress free transaction.

  2. Real Estate Experience

Working with a professional agent provide you with insights that can only be gained from the licensure process and a high volume of transactions. Because we have experienced a variety of legal and contractual situations, therefore, we are able to provide guidance no matter what comes up during the course of your transaction.

 

 3. Knowledge of the Real Estate Market

Because agents know so much about the local market, they are better able to identify the trends and developments that impact price and days on market in a neighborhood. They know the latest information on schools, crime statistics, and recent sales, so they can help buyers find the perfect home that fit their need.

 

4. Market Conditions

Real estate professionals know the current data and market trends that affect price and days on market. Which means that they can give you the most timely and relevant advice as you are making decisions, or negotiating an offer.

 

5. Attention to Detail

You might be far out of your element when it comes to reviewing and understanding the multiple documents involved in a real estate deal, and you should have a thorough understanding of what you're getting into regardless of whether you're buying or selling. So, real estate professionals understand the ins and outs of real estate contract language; they can help you understand the various details of your sales contract and help you formalize details of your deal in contractual language. Moreover, your agent can help you understand what addenda and contingencies you need to ensure that every detail of your transaction goes as planned.

6. Agents Have Superior Negotiating Skills

Remember, it's your agent's job to get the best possible deal on the property you want to buy because real estate professionals are trained to negotiate well, so they do it from experience. They know what normally works and what does not. So don’t do it alone, let’s your agent negotiate for you and save you thousands in the transaction.

7. Professional Referrals

You may need a title agent, lender, real estate attorney, inspector, appraisal, or even a great handyman? Your experience real estate professionals know everyone in town and can provide professional referrals that help you accomplish your entire real estate project.

 

8. Transaction Coordination

By scheduling, coordinating, and streamlining the entire process, your real estate professional ensures that every deadline and every detail of your transaction is taken care of. From the initial showing all the way to the closing table, effective transaction coordination is the key to a successful home purchase.

9.  Agents Will Coordinate Showings

One of the most important tasks that a buyer’s agent performs on a daily basis is the coordination of showings for buyers.  Coordinating showings can be confusing because you have to talk to different people and schedule different time. So your agent will be responsible for coordinating viewings of potential properties for you.  

 

10. Connection

Because agents are connected to a wide-ranging professional network, specially, agents they previously have worked relationship with.  So they can help you find off-market or pre-market listings below market value. They can also provide market insights that can help you make the right decision and get your deals to the closing table