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May 1, 2024

Why use Realtor?

I have been dwelling on this one for quite some time. Many people feel they can sell or buy a home without any representation, and that is fine if you have the skillset. Those internet sites that tell you they can do it all for you may be what you want to do, but before you do any of the above, allow me to explain why you need a Realtor. 
I equate pretty much everything to buying a car. If you have a car to sell and it is dirty, needs tires, etc. are you going to get the top dollar? probably not. Would you buy a 15yr old car without bringing someone to look it over, especially if you don't know how to fix it?

Keeping the above questions in mind, the Realtor is there to provide guidance for the best decisions in the biggest purchase of your life.

We can help the seller with tips, ideas, and yes, I do light repairs to help them get the best price for their home, we have access to a wide array of professional repair folks that can help the seller present the best home possible

What about the buyer you ask? well, we also have access to professional companies to give that home a good inspection, check for moisture damage, etc..  sometimes finding things that need repair or everything is fantastic!

What else do we do? I like to do deed research for one. I like checking the history of the home and looking at any easements, restrictions, etc. just to make sure you are comfortable with the purchase. I also check the seller side to ensure the legal names are correct. I am not a lawyer by no means, but if I can bring things to them to investigate before we get too deep, it seems to help everyone in the long run.

I hope this helps to explain why you should use a Realtor

 

Posted in Lifestyles
Jan. 1, 2024

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