What You Need to Know:

How Can a Real Estate Agent Help Me?

Eight Important Questions to Ask Your Agent

Real estate professionals offer many advantages:

• They’re trained, licensed, and many are affiliated with their local, state and national board of Realtors® 

• They have oversight from brokers and state licensing officials

• Their job is to advise you in the best way to reach your goals

• They have the most accurate data sources – the MLS, the only data repository that has the most up-to-date listing and sales information

• They know how to negotiate

• They know how to present your home and deal with buyers

• They have experience with the market and local neighborhoods

• They know how and where to market properties

• They know the best resources to make transactions go more smoothly, from bankers to home stagers to contractors

• They know how to overcome challenges and typical snags that occur in all real estate transactions and closings

• Their continuing education keeps them up-to-date on housing issues

• They understand State-required disclosures and look out for your best interests

When you are ready to purchase a home, you have to make the time to do all the jobs a real estate professional would do, and spend many hours on research that a professional is already educated on and has access to. If you feel it requires more knowledge and experience than you have, you can’t go wrong by hiring a well-respected real estate professional!

Source: Title365