How to Pick The Best Buyers Agent
Things Your Buyer Agent Needs To Do For You!
How would buyers know what the duties of their Realtor are in the process of buying a home? and what happens throughout the transaction? Not all agents/brokers are alike, and they might have approaches that are significantly different from each other, but every buyer’s agent should always thoroughly explain the process to you and keep your best interests as a top priority.
The First Appointment
The initial appointment that you have with your buyers agent should be mostly centered on you talking and the agent doing the listening. You need to feel comfortable in discussing every one of your thoughts, concerns and the must haves along with your I would like to haves. Is a remodeled kitchen with all the bells and whistles a necessity? Tell the agent exactly what you want so that you don’t end up wasting time and being shown houses that are a bad match. When you and your agent have fully discussed what you are looking for and are happy with your list of what would be the perfect home for you. Next both of you should spend some time going over the way the current market is (buyers or seller’s market) behaving and trending, the level of inventory available for your home search and what you can expect throughout the full home buying transaction.
How Much Home Can I Afford?
When you have a pre-approval letter and amount, the fun begins as you and your agent then start searching for the perfect house within your budget.
The Home Search Process!
As soon as you begin actively searching for houses, your buyer’s agent will take care of arranging showing appointment times. Your agent should always accompany you to any home that you want to see. Touring the house provides you the opportunity to ask your agent questions that might not be obvious by simply looking at pictures online. These would be things like how old is the roof? How old is the air conditioning system? Are there any easements or lot restrictions I need to know about?
You Discovered The Perfect Home Now Let's write up an offer!
When it has to do with reaching to the final purchase price, you will find that you will need to negotiate back and forth with the seller to come to terms at a price that’s acceptable to both parties. Your buyer’s agent should be very skilled at knowing how to negotiate on your behalf for the best possible Deal. If they are not it could end up costing you a good amount of money and possibly the home. This is why it is so important to have a
My Offer is In What Comes Next?
Elizabeth Leanza, Realty One Group
600A Frazier Dr, Ste 123 Franklin, TN 37067
Phone: (615) 490- 4953
Office: (615) 636-8244