Buying or selling a home is an intimidating process for most people. It can leave you feeling as if you have stepped into unknown territory, rather than taking a walk in the park. It is because of this, that having a Realtor can come in handy. A Realtor is a licensed real estate professional with the knowledge and experience to help buyers and sellers navigate the process of their real estate transaction.Their job, as your agent, is to guide you through the process all the while keeping your interests and assets top of mind. Their assistance not only leaves you with a sense of security, but it also allows you to enjoy the smooth process. Here are just a few reasons why you should hire a REALTOR®:
REALTORS® are working all of the time. They are constantly immersed in the market with listings of their own, taking clients on viewings, assessing properties with their buyers, reviewing statistics, and completing additional training to be as current as possible. As a result, their understanding of the market is thorough, and their ability to guide their clients as they navigate their real estate transaction is unparalleled.
As we mentioned in a previous article, the real estate world is filled with jargon that’s unfamiliar to most people. Luckily, REALTORS® speak the language – and they speak it well. An agent is there to work with you and ensure you understand what’s happening throughout the entire process. Having someone on your side to translate real estate talk into words and concepts that are more familiar to you will leave you feeling more comfortable throughout the process and help to avoid any potential misunderstandings.
Whether you are on the buying or selling side of the transaction, negotiating tactics will be used in one form or another. Your agent, given their expertise and training, has mastered the art of negotiating. With this skill set, they can not just help you through the purchase or sale of your property, but get you an end result with the most favourable terms for your situation. Terms that can be negotiated include:
Of course, no transaction as big as those in real estate can go smoothly without properly written contracts and necessary security checks. Your REALTOR® will have all the required documentation prepared for you, and be able to explain everything in layman’s terms.Your REALTOR is well versed in all documentation and forms used throughout the process, and will be happy to answer any and every question you may have
There’s nothing more frustrating than uncovering last minute errors in a real estate transaction. A REALTOR® will ensure that those errors are avoided, or at the very least will help resolve them as smoothly as possible.
Whether experienced or novice in the real estate market, working with a REALTOR® will always be beneficial to you. You won’t have to worry about mistakes, unorganized paperwork, a messy experience, or any stones left unturned.
So, to all the home buyers and sellers in this dynamic market today: Meet our REALTORS® Today!