A good realtor is there for you every step of the way during your home transaction, making the process seem simple and easy. If you haven’t spent time with a real estate agent, you may not understand how much work they put in for a home and for their business. Here is a little insight of the many things they have to do:
Schedule Showings & Listing Appointments
Maintain Required Continuing Education
Deliver Earnest Money On Time
Coordinate Property Inspections
Keep Up With Mortgage Company Progress
Verify Buyers Ordered New Homeowner’s Insurance & Home Warranty
Negotiate Counteroffers & Necessary Repairs
Coordinate, Schedule & Attend Closings
Get All Disclosures Delivered & Signed
Keep The Transaction On Track
Return Emails/Calls/Texts ASAP
Follow Up With Online Inquiries
Keep Up With Changing Laws
Run Comparables for Buyers & Sellers
Determine Accurate Pricing
Explain Current Real Estate Market
Make Sure The Loan Funds
Get Signed Contract to Title Company
Provide Comps for the Appraiser
Review HUD-1 for Errors
Explain the Contract to Clients
Provide Advice on Offer Price
Explain The Current Real Estate Market
Explain Pros & Cons of Each Neighborhood
Dispute Low Appraisals
Verify Delivery of Title Commitment
Remind Clients to Schedule Utilities
Compete with 1,000’s of Realtors for Business
Keep MLS Listing Data Current
Attend Real Estate Conferences
Network with Local Home Builders
Coordinate Open Houses
Check Up On Past Clients
Overwhelmed, yet? This is only an insight of the many things they do but it takes a lot of patience and hours to aggressively negotiate on your behalf. With all that work, it is beneficial to have a real estate agent on your side. They have education and experience to be good negotiators during a process which otherwise could be difficult if you did it on your own. Evaluating and selling a property are important decisions which should be put in the hands of a competent professional. Intensive knowledge of the local market allows the agents to decide on how to evaluate a property, how to best place & present it on the market and which sales strategy best applies. Having an agent will guide you through all the stages of the home buying/selling process but also meet your needs in the most advantageous manner.
So if you’re selling your home or searching for a new place to call home, look for an experienced real estate agent near you. They can help you through any home situation.
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Author:Nicole Espinosa Phone: 972-832-2755 Dated: April 28th 2015 Views: 1,398 About Nicole: Nicole is a leading Short sale expert in the Dallas Fort Worth market. Before Nicole did short sale...
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