Home Buying Guide: The Benefits of Working With A REALTOR®

Why use a REALTOR®

The benefits of using a REALTOR®: A REALTOR® will make buying a home easier, help you avoid common pitfalls  and make sure you get the best value for your money. REALTORS® are experts and have information about the  community where you want to buy including schools, shopping, community centres, parks and great coffee places.  REALTORS® understand market trends, assessments, taxes, zoning, transportation, financing and more. When you  hire a REALTOR® they will represent you and promote your interests.

As a buyer, your REALTOR® will:

  • help you decide the type property you need and can afford
  • help you find properties for sale and will make appointments so you can see them
  • explain all of the forms used in a real estate transaction
  • help you prepare an offer to purchase
  • present your offer to the seller and negotiate on your behalf
  • recommend professionals such as notaries, lawyers and certified home inspectors.

Source: www.realtylink.org