April 18, 2022
Tagged As: Mortgage & Loans
Home buying and selling experiences are all unique and require differing amounts of effort to navigate the process and ultimately buy or sell real estate. There are many advantages to using a real estate agent; here are just a few.
Advantages of Working With a Real Estate Agent:
1. Education and Expertise
As a buyer or seller, you do not need to know every detail about the purchase and/or selling process. This is information real estate agents are well versed in.
2. Knowledge of Local Neighborhoods
Real estate agents possess a great amount of knowledge about the areas they sell real estate in. Use that knowledge to your advantage, especially if you are moving to a new town or city.
3. Handling Large Amounts of Paperwork
Purchase agreements are long and complicated pieces of paperwork, commonly over 10 pages long. Let a professional with experience sift through and decipher the paperwork for you.
4. Negotiation Skills and Confidentiality
Highly skilled and top producing real estate agents are used to and comfortable negotiating on a buyer’s or seller’s behalf.
5. Answer Questions after Closing
Inevitably buyers and sellers will have many questions after closing that they may have overlooked in the excitement of closing or selling a home. Call on your real estate agent to answer those questions.
If you are new to the home buying process or would like to learn more about how to navigate your particular situation, get in touch with a mortgage lender, call 1-800-445-5725 (HILLSBK), or email HillsBank@HillsBank.com.