Having an experienced Realtor by your side will give you the confidence that all of the decisions you’ll be making are informed and in your best interest. This saves you time and money, and as a buyer, you won't be paying agent fees. I'm here to protect you and make sure you get what you are looking for. Don't be afraid to interview a few Realtors. Continue reading for 7 Questions to Ask Potential Realtors.
Your home-buying homework just got easier. I’ve put together a list of what you can expect when starting down the exciting road of purchasing a home. It’s like a cheat sheet. Not that the process is too complicated, but isn’t it nice to know that you didn’t miss something important? Simplifying the process for you is kinda my thing.
Most people have it in the back of their minds for months, even years, that they want to buy a home, but maybe you’re not quite ready yet. If you don’t feel ready to start searching for homes right away, don’t worry. Now is a great time to start interviewing agents (e’hem.. don’t forget to call me!) to see who is a good fit for you. Just let them know that you are not quite ready, and if they’re good, they’ll help you prepare.There are many things to consider when buying a home. I’ll start with the basics. Check out my preparation tips to help you hit the ground running.
This is pretty much my least favorite topic. I don't make the fees. They are just inevitable, whichever way you slice this pie. Having a knowledgeable agent that can spot unnecessary fees could really save you some money. Don't get too overwhelmed with this because we can work up an estimate of costs and fees so that you have a good understanding of what to expect. Here's a list of potential fees to look out for.
The process of buying a home can be a full-time job, so hiring a Realtor to do the heavy lifting can really be a huge benefit. Realtors have access to resources the public does not, so they can help you get the best home for the best price. It’s best to hire an agent who belongs to the National Association of Realtors to be sure that she is bound by a Code of Ethics. Be wary of Realtors who don’t ask you questions and probe for your motivation. You wouldn’t work with just any agent off the street, and a good Realtor will be just as selective about her clients, too.