There are many benefits to using a Realtor® when trying to sell your home or a buy a new one. Many people think it is easier to sell by owner, but they do not realize how tricky things can get. Realtors® are licensed and highly knowledgeable about the real estate industry, with hands-on experience that is hard to match. Here are 18 reasons why you should work with a Realtor®.
Your Realtor® is able to prepare showing protocols and implement safety precautions for when they are giving potential buyers a tour of your home.
Your Realtor® is like your event planner! They assist in curating lists of available homes and also schedules viewing appointments – both virtual and physical
Your home can only be listed in the MLS, as well as in numerous other listing portals and online publications, by listing with a licensed Realtor® with access to said platforms.
When it comes to moving on to the next place to call “home”, your Realtor® coordinates & provides access to homes with all of the features you want.
Included when you list with a Realtor®, either they or their firm provides a strategic plan for marketing your property. This can be through social media, video, networking and pitch sessions with other Realtors®
It truly is beneficial to have someone with experience negotiating terms of sale or purchase, including repairs or concessions.
Nobody has market knowledge like someone who works in the industry, and Realtors® are the most skilled at giving guidance on how to accurately price your home.
Your Realtor® can provides market research on neighborhoods, local amenities and applicable HOA or CDD governance structures.
Coordinating closings with a lender, title company, customer and all parties in a transaction can be overwhelming unless you are using a Realtor®.
Your Realtor® acts as a filter by pre-qualifying prospects for safety and to protect your time and personal property.
Anything from property preparation to which mortgage lender or title company to use… your Realtor® will have recommendations for everything you need.
- ANALYZE COMPS
Analyzing comparable home sales and assisting you in making an offer on your new home is something Realtors® do best.
- OPEN HOUSES
Your Realtor® is the best person to conduct virtual and in-person open houses to get your home sold.
Coordinating all the requested inspections at the property and providing access for the appraiser and others as needed can be a daunting task, one of many that come with ease when using a Realtor®.
Contrasts and legal jargon can make your head spin. Realtors® are skilled in this area and will assist, coordinate and deliver contract to seller/buyer.
Your Realtor® accompanies the new buyer of your home to the final walk-through so you don’t have to.
Selling a home can be extremely heavy, both mentally & physically. Your Realtor® is here to offer support before, during, and after the closing.
- CODE OF ETHICS
Sometimes doing one thing makes the process quicker or easier, but it does not necessarily mean it is the right thing to do. Realtors® are well-versed in and adhere to a strict code of ethics.
Information courtesy of Florida Realtors®.