In today’s fast-paced world where answers are just a Google search away, there are some who may question the benefits of hiring a real estate professional. The truth is that the addition of more information can lead to more confusion.
Shows like Property Brothers, Fixer Upper, and dozens more on HGTV have given many a false sense of what it’s like to buy and sell a home.
Now more than ever, you need an expert on your side who’s going to guide you toward your dreams and not let anything slip through the cracks. Buying or selling a home is not something you should DIY (Do It Yourself)!
Here are just a few reasons you need a real estate professional in your corner:
There are over 230 possible steps that need to take place during every successful real estate transaction. Don’t you want someone who has been there before, someone who knows what these actions are, to ensure you have a positive buying and selling process?
In today’s market, hiring a talented negotiator could save you thousands, perhaps tens of thousands of dollars. Each step of the way – from the buyer submitting an original offer, to the possible renegotiation of that offer after a home inspection, to the potential cancelation of the deal based on a troubled appraisal – you need someone who can keep the deal together until it closes.
There’s so much information in the news and on the Internet about home sales, prices, and mortgage rates; how do you know what’s going on in your local area? Who do you turn to in order to competitively and correctly price your home at the beginning of the selling process? How do you know what to offer on your dream home without paying too much or offending the seller with a lowball offer?
Dave Ramsey, known as the financial guru, advises:
“When getting help with money, whether it’s insurance, real estate or investments,
you should always look for someone with the heart of a teacher, not the heart of
Hiring a real estate professional who has a finger on the pulse of the market and is eager to help you learn along the way will make your experience an informed and educated one. You need someone who’s going to tell you the truth, not just what they think you want to hear.
Today’s real estate market is highly competitive. Having a professional who’s been there before to guide you through the process is a simple step that will give you a huge advantage. Let’s make it happen together.