Buying or Selling a home can be overwhelming and very stressful. While it may be tempting to avoid realtor fees and handle things on your own, having a professional by your side versus some newly licensed realtor learning “the ropes” can make the process go more smoothly and provide valuable insight into what’s likely one of the biggest purchases of your life.
“Don’t try to buy or sell a house with out working with a seasoned realtor. Okay, that’s it,” real estate expert and host of NBC’s “Extra’s Mansions & Millionaires!” writes in his book Before You Buy!
Corbett breaks down 12 reasons it pays to hire a realtor. He writes:
Access to every home that’s on the market via MLS (Multiple Listing Service) and all other sources, including ones that may not be listed publicly.
Inside track to the deals before they event hit the market.
The ability to combine your Dream House Checklist with your price range.
Knowledge of recent comps (comparables) — what similar properties have sold recently and for how much.
Knowledge of neighborhoods.
Ability to have an your very own experienced negotiator negotiate with the sellers on your behalf.
The inside scoop from the sellers’ agents.
Expertise to negotiate and close the deal.
Experience to manage the legalities and solve any problems during the escrow process.
Muscle to get a deal through the escrow or “under contract” period.
A litany of referrals for inspectors, mortgage brokers, and even tradesman for renovations.
Objective professional advice.
Lori Shaw – The Lori Shaw Group of HomeSmart Fine Homes and Land is an experienced negotiator who has over 25 years helping Sellers and Buyers realize their goals.
Call Lori 928-420-3013 for a no obligation meeting on the Home you want to buy or the Home you want to sell in Prescott, Prescott Valley, Chino Valley or Dewey!!