There is a lot that goes into buying and selling your home and it’s important to consider all of your options including whether or not to hire a Real Estate Agent. While you most likely can navigate the process by yourself successfully, here are 5 things you can count on if you choose to hire a Real Estate Agent.
1 – You’ll have an expert in your corner
When you hire a Real Estate Agent, you have the benefit of having someone in your corner that is an expert in the local real estate market. They understand the current market conditions and can help you strategize pricing and the right selling approach for your home. They also know what buyers are looking for and can recommend home improvements to make before your listing goes live. It’s time consuming to research all the information yourself, but it’s a Real Estate Agents job to be in the know and give you all the relevant information.
If you are in the market to make a purchase, having someone looking out for you is equally powerful. They’ll keep an eye out for the perfect property and location for your next home and help you through the entire process. It’s their job to help you find the perfect home.
2 – They are professional negotiators
Negotiation is a big part of buying or selling your home. Having a savvy and experienced negotiator on your side will make navigating possible cash offers, bidding wars, or even cutthroat tactics much less stressful. They know what to look for and their job is to craft the right purchase or sales agreement for you.
3 – Property marketing power
Hiring a realtor means you have everything you need to market your home and you don’t have to do a thing. Real Estate Agents can help you stage your home and create an enticing listing. They may also recommend hosting an open house and they serve as a buffer between you and possible buyers. You’ll also benefit from their network. It’s part of their job to be well connected and know who is in the market for a new home. They often also share your listing with other agents who are representing buyers and work to create buzz about your home.
4 – Real Estate Agents understand contracts
If you have ever read through the contracts and disclosures that come with purchasing or selling a home, you know they can be lengthy and overwhelming. Having an agent represent you and help you navigate the final contract will help you feel at ease when you finally sign on the dotted line. They already understand federal and state regulations and can answer any questions you may have during the process.
5 – Make the selling process less stressful
For most people, a home is more than just walls and paint. Selling a home is often an emotional and stressful process even if you are excited about your next step. Having an objective third-party give you advice, help you with the pros and cons of different offers, and making recommendations throughout the process will take a huge load off your shoulders. You can trust they have your best interests in mind.
If you are interested in working with a Real Estate Agent on the Fields Team, please contact us 801.210.0819