It is possible that the Realtor you are going to work with is the last thing on your mind as you begin to look around at Scottsdale homes for sale. In fact, it may seem as though one agent is as good as another. After all, you have other things to think about: the area in which you wish to buy, what kind of property you are looking for, and getting your financing put into place. I understand that the process can feel daunting and the idea of combing through Realtors for the right one may seem like one job too many.
However, I humbly ask that you consider what a strong Realtor can do for you and how she might make the home buying process easier.
A Realtor Speaks the Language
Just as you might work with a translator in a foreign country, a Realtor will translate for you, helping to explain terminology well-known to real estate professionals but less common in day-to-day conversation. Sure, buyers sometimes attempt to purchase a home without the aid of a strong Realtor, but those people have no one to walk them through a sometimes confusing process or to advocate for them when things get rough.
With the proliferation of online websites showing homes for sale it is easy to believe that one person can find a house as easily as the next. That is simply not the case. A great Realtor often knows of properties before they come on the market and can insure that her clients get first crack at them.
Voice of Reason
As you begin to search for a Scottsdale real estate agent try to remember that there will be times when emotions worm their way into the buying process. For example, you may fall in love with a house only to learn that there are two other parties vying for the same property. Your Realtor should be the voice of reason, the person who can bring everything back into perspective so that you do not make a decision you will regret. She may know of another property that will make you happy so that you do not end up overpaying for that dream house, or will have objective information that helps you take the emotion out of buying.
A Personal Advocate
We Realtors are skilled, experienced negotiators. We are trained to advocate for our client's best interests, to stand our ground as we negotiate terms, price, condition of the house, and any other factor that benefits our client. We single-mindedly focus on your long term interests.
As you interview a Scottsdale Realtors keep in mind what a large role your agent is going to play in your home buying process. Ask plenty of questions and listen to your gut. If you have any questions at all, feel free to contact me, Cathy Carter.
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