Agent

The most important real estate decisions are yours to make

Don't put your agent in charge

Buying or selling a home can be rewarding, although often stressful. To ease the pain, assemble a group of professionals to help you get the job done. A good real estate agent can make the project a lot easier. Be sure to make your agent selection carefully. If you don't already have an agent with whom you've had a good prior experience, ask acquaintances who live in the area where you're buying or selling to recommend a well-respected, local agent. Rapport is a very important component of the agent selection process. Your agent will act on your behalf with prospective buyers, other agents, contractors and inspectors, to name a few. Pick an agent you trust, respect and who has good communication skills. HOUSE HUNTING TIP: Your agent can help coordinate the many details that need to be managed before and during the sale transaction. However, never forget who's in charge. Your agent works for you. You rely on your agent's recommendations, intuition and skill based on years o...

Comments