Tips for Buying or Selling a Home: Everything You Need to Know

Buying, Real Estate Tips, Selling | January 31, 2022 | written by Corbin Chivers

Buying or selling a home can be a daunting task. It’s important to have the right information and resources to make the best decisions for your family. This is why it’s essential to talk to a real estate agent. We will be able to help you navigate the process, answer any questions you may have, and provide valuable insights based on their years of experience.

Work With an Agent

It is important to work with a top realtor who has extensive knowledge of the market and can help you find the right home or sell your property quickly for the best price. Real estate agents have strong connections with other professionals, such as mortgage brokers, and home inspectors which can save you time and money. Read our blog: Why Home Buyers Should Work With Real Estate Agents to learn more about why working with an agent is beneficial.

Be Clear How You Want to Communicate

How do you prefer to communicate? Phone calls, text, email or face-to-face? Clear communication is the key in any realtor-buyer or seller relationship, and yet it can be so hard to achieve. It is important to be clear about how you want to communicate with your real estate agent. Ask your agent for a typical timeframe of when you should expect to hear back from them. That way, you know if and when to follow up.

Make a List of Wants and Needs

Your needs should be a list of what you absolutely cannot live without in a house. Your wants should include perks but not deal breakers. Be upfront about your wants and needs so your realtor can easily find exactly what you are looking for in a home.

Ask Questions

Ask questions before you sign with the agent both during the home search and after you have found your home. Write down all of the questions you have if you cannot meet with your agent right away. Effective communication is an important part of ensuring all your needs are met during the buying or selling process. If you don’t know where to start, we are happy to help. Contact us and be on your way to move into your dream home!

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