Real Estate Tips
What a Realtor Does for You
Must act in the best interest of the buyer.
Must follow the lawful instructions of the principal (buyer).
Some examples may be:
- Relationships between agent and other parties
- Existence of other offers
- Status of earnest money
- True worth of property
- Commission split with other brokers
- Legal ramifications of important contract provisions
Accounting In Dealings
Reporting of where any money placed in the hands of the broker is kept.
Reasonable Skill And Care
Arriving at a reasonable purchase price and advising buyer of such
Affirmatively discovering material facts and disclosing them to the buyer
Investigating the material facts related to the sale.
The Benefits of Working with a Realtor
Nothing can match the feeling you get when you walk into a house and realize: This is going to be my new home. But more often than not, finding just the right home can be a challenging experience. As your real estate professional, it is my job to find out what kind of home you’re looking for…and to
help you find it quickly.
How do I do this? I think my clients would tell you I do this by listening. Finding out what’s important
in your life. Helping you determine the right price. Locating a home that meets your needs. Then before
you know it – you, too, will walk in the front door of YOUR new home. And the memories will begin to
Location, location, location. Yes, you’ve heard it dozens of time before. When looking for a home,
location is the most important factor. And while it’s true, the reality of the situation is that price, price,
price is probably one of the biggest factors in your buying decision.
As your real estate professional, I won’t forget that. I work with you to determine how much you can
afford, while still meeting your housing expectations. I’ll help you understand financing and will point
you in the right direction for getting your mortgage.
Advantages For Buyers
A Realtor will know about several financing options. By pre-qualifying you, a Realtor can help you
determine how much house you can afford.
A Realtor can help you find the best home for your needs and financial ability. Size, features, location,
accessibility to schools and shopping will all be taken into consideration.
A Realtor can supply information on real estate values, tax advantages, utility costs,
municipal services and facilities.
A Realtor acts as liaison between you and the seller to present offers and counter offers until
an agreement is reached.