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Working with Real Estate Pros

A Realtor can save you time and assist you in house hunting by:

  • Pre-selecting homes that are within your price range and meet your requirements for size, location, etc.
  • Scheduling appointments for you to see homes, even when the owners are not there.
  • Giving you current selling prices for houses similar to the ones you are considering.
  • Getting up-to-date information about taxes, school districts, and conditions in the areas that interest you.
  • Arranging for a home inspection; a necessary step in buying a home.

What to look for in a Realtor:

  • Knowledge about the community you want to live in.
  • Experience and patience.
  • Full access to the area’s Multiple Listing Service (MLS).  The MLS gives you the listings of all sellers, not just those represented by your Realtor’s company.
  • Ability to understand your wants, needs, and personal tastes.
  • Honesty and trustworthiness.
  • Willingness to keep you informed of changes in the market , without trying to push you into buying before you are ready.

Best of all, a Realtor is almost always paid by the seller of the home you choose; even if your agent didn’t actually list the house for sale!!! You have nothing to lose by working with a Realtor in 99.9% of the transactions!

If you do not yet have a Realtor, please let me know as I have many contacts nationwide that I can refer you too; I only keep the best of the best on my list for referrals!

Thanks for reading and feel free to contact me at any time with questions.

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