Benefits Of Using A Real Estate Buyers Agent

Dated: 04/10/2017

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If you are looking into buying a home, you are probably a bit confused as to how the whole process will happen in order to get you the home of your dreams. If you have never bought a home before, or if you just like to be represented and protected, than a real estate buyer's agent will be your best friend. Let's go over the different things that real estate buyer's agents do in order to make your life easier as the home buyer. 

 The first thing that a home buyer's agent does is represent the buyer. This means that instead of the buyers having to contact the seller's, their agent, and the title companies, your buyer's agent will handle all of this in order to make your life much easier. Having a buyer's agent is a lot like having a lawyer, as they are there to protect you and have your best interest in mind. You wouldn't go to a court case without a lawyer would you? Of course not! The same is true when buying a house as your home buyer's agent is there to protect you from shady deals and to help you get the best possible price on the properties you are looking at to buy. 

 Not only do buyer's agents protect the buyers, but they are the ones that will actually look over the real estate purchase contract and make sure that everything is correct. Having an experienced agent makes all the difference when it comes to this contract as they will know what things should be explained or clarified, as well as how to counter offer to receive a lower price on the home. The real estate contract process is really like a dance as the seller and the buyer's agent negotiate a fair price to sell the home for. Having an experienced agent do this "dance" will help the buyers to ensure that they will get a great deal on the home that they are looking into purchasing. 

 Your buyer's agent will also help you to do your due diligence on the property by recommending and setting up appointments for a home inspection. This home inspection is designed to give the home a thorough look over to determine if there are any serious issues that need to be resolved before the property switched hands. As you can see, the benefits of using a real estate buyer's agent is huge, so make sure that you solicit the help of one to help you with your real estate purchase. 

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Chris & Carrie Carlson

Residing in Hampton Roads since 1985, Senior Real Estate Specialist -SRESĀ® Chris Carlson - recipient of multiple HRRA Circle of Excellence" awards, and USAF veteran. It's not about making the sale or....

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