Real Estate Tips

Why should you work with a Realtor?

Working with a professional Realtor to buy your home is a good idea for several reasons

  • They will analyze your financial situation to help you determine how much you can afford.

  • They are familiar with the process of buying a home and can explain things to you.

  • They can easily access information on all properties listed for sale by Realtors in your area.

  • They can set up appointments for you to see homes that interest you.

  • They can help evaluate features of a property that may affect its value and future resale.

  • They will prepare a negotiation strategy for the property you have selected.

  • They will help you complete all the necessary paperwork when it comes time to make an offer.

  • They will help you arrange financing.

  • They will monitor and inform you of the progress of the purchase agreement.

  • They will be there at closing to answer your questions and make sure everything runs smooth.

Choosing a Realtor?

Searching for your dream home can be a time-consuming experience. Working with a professional Realtor will make the process much more efficient. Since most people spend a fair amount of time with their Realtor, it's important to choose a Realtor you feel comfortable with, and one who is responsive to your needs.


The following questions will help you decide if a particular Realtor is right for you
  • Do they return your phone calls?

  • Do they ask you questions to determine what you want/need in a house?

  • Do they perform a financial analysis to help you determine how much you can afford?

  • Do they explain things clearly?

  • Do they suggest financing methods?

  • Do they seem knowledgeable about the community?

  • Do you feel comfortable spending time with them?