Advantages of Hiring an Agent

Have you ever tried relocating? What about selling and buying a property? Or having some one to represent you, either from work or for any legal matter? I’m sure that most of us have hired one or two, be it for personal reasons or for work related reasons. But for some who has not yet experienced getting or hiring one. Below are some advantages of having an agent and why you must hire one.

  1. They can represent you
    • If you are let’s say buying a property, selling or relocating. You can be assured that you can get the best offer there is in the market. Why? because they will be the one who will look for the property for you and can work and coordinate with the seller or with the third party instead of you directly reaching out to them personally, doing all the paperwork and such. They will manage the transaction for you.
  2. An Agent can provide expertise and give you advise.
    • They can provide you with the best offer there is in the market as long as its within reason and both you and the other party can benefit with the offer.
  3. An Agent is like your own personal secretary
    • As mentioned on the previous quotes. They can assist you in working with the paperwork. They will ensure that all documents needed for the transfer is in hand and inform and refer you to a legal expert for any legal issues that you don’t understand. They will draft and write the contract and offer on your behalf. The will ensure that all documents are complete to avoid voiding your offer.
  4. Agents have a lot of contacts
    • Agents are everywhere and known by everyone. So if for instance a repair is needed at your place before you can process a sale or before you buy the property. They can coordinate with the best and cheapest repairman there is. I say best because they will ensure that the people who will work on your property are experts, works efficiently and effectively and are known in the business. Your agent won’t just let anyone or hire who don’t know what they are doing. Plus the agent can haggle for the best price for the best service quality.
  5. Having an agent will make things easier for you
    • Because your agent is like your personal secretary, you almost won’t do anything. They will manage the transaction for you and just update you on the on goings of the transaction.
  6. They have the latest access on Marketing tools
    • Of course since it’s their job and they want to keep up with the latest bits and grit of the market they will use the latest and most friendly applications that is easy to use.
  7. They know the Neighborhood
    • Since they are marketing the property, they are familiar with the area. You can easily know the history of the location. Can tell you if the property is near any facility such as market, hospitals, schools and malls. They can can tell you that if the property is accessible.
  8. They can provide marketing expertise for one fee
    • They know what they are doing. Agents are educated and trained in this market and you will only be paying for one.
  9. They can provide answers after the transaction
    • If you have nay questions of concern about the closing, they can provide you all the information you need and can update you for future business.
  10. And the last but not the least, They develop relationship for future business.
    • as mentioned in #4 they have a lot of contacts and has develop relationship with everyone in the market. They will keep in touch with you for future reference and updates. And even refer you to other experts.

 

Source and credits: — “Thank You” —

Top 10 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent – Elizabeth Weintraub
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