Top 10 Reasons to Hire A Real Estate Agent
1. Education & Experience
You don’t need to know everything about buying and selling real estate if you hire a real estate professional who does.
2. Neighborhood Knowledge
Agents either possess intimate knowledge about each neighborhood or they know where to find the industry buzz about the neighborhood.
3. Professional Networking
Real estate agents network with other professionals, many of whom provide services that you will need to buy or sell property.
4. Handling Volumes of Paperwork
One-page deposit receipts were prevalent in the early 1970s. Today’s purchase agreements can be 10 pages or more. Then there’s the
Inspection period. Closings generate even more paperwork.
5. Agents are Buffers
Agents take the spam out of your property showings and visits.
6. Price Guidance
Contrary to what some people believe, agents do not select prices for buyers or sellers. They provide information to assist the buyer or seller
in selecting a price.
7. Market Condition Information
Real Estate Agents can disclose market conditions, which may govern your selling or buying process. Many factors may determine how you
8. Negotiation Skills & Confidentiality
Top agents negotiate well because, unlike most buyers and sellers, they can remove themselves from the emotional aspects of the
transaction and because they know the market.
9. Anticipating The Next Step
Agents can anticipate the next step to make the transaction run more smoothly.
10. Adjustment To The Community
Agents are local experts and know the community. They can answer questions as you get familiar with the area.