Having a buyer’s agent will successfully get you to the closing table in the smoothest possible fashion. Hiring a buyer’s agent will alleviate your involvement in: scheduling and coordinating private showings, writing up contracts, understanding terms of listings, coordinating with vendors, and negotiating terms and pricing. A buyers agent can refer you to other trusted industry professionals, such as; mortgage lenders, real estate attorneys, home inspectors, and appraisers who are reputable in their field of expertise. Overall, a buyer's agent will make the transition to your new home an enjoyable and educational experience.
The landscape of the real estate market varies from neighborhood to neighborhood, and is consistently changing. It’s extremely important when buying a house that you understand the local market. Since there are many factors impacting the ever changing market, hiring a buyers agent when house hunting is important because they understand the intricacies of the local market. A buyers agent who understands the local real estate market can provide relevant market data to justify your purchase and insure you're getting the most for your money when buying a home.
Whether you’re buying your first home or tenth, chances are you don’t physically see properties on a daily basis. Each successful real estate agent on The Sarkis Team is physically looking at dozens of houses each and every week, in addition to studying the ever-changing market. When viewing homes, a seasoned Realtor will know what to look for as well as help you make informed decisions based on their experience.
You may be great at negotiating or you may dread the prospect. If you are a skilled negotiator; you know that in order to get the best results you need the best information. An experienced Realtor knows homes as well as the market and is familiar with the nuances of the buying and selling process. They will use that knowledge to successfully negotiate on your behalf. First, you discuss an offer and terms with your agent and they effectively become your voice. The agent is then able to expertly traverse the murky details, while keeping your best interest at the forefront and making sure the transaction goes as smoothly for the client as possible.
One of the most vital aspects of negotiating will come into play after the home inspection is conducted. If there are any significant concerns following the inspection, you’ll want your real estate agent to help negotiate either a credit, price reduction, or repair(s). Negotiating after an inspection is a vital role your buyer’s agent plays for you.