It’s no secret that the real estate industry has evolved in numerous ways over the last decade. With the internet, buyers have unprecedented access to property information at their fingertips, without depending on a real estate agent. In some instances, property searches have been abandoned altogether by real estate professionals in an attempt to make themselves more efficient with their time. Some agents assume that since the majority of consumers search for homes online, it has somehow become the consumer’s responsibility rather than their agent. So that begs the question, are buyer’s agents still necessary? In short, yes and here’s why. For starters, home buyers should not always rely on the sometimes partial or outdated information that many online sources provide. But more importantly, a good buyer’s agent will still carry out many tasks in the buyer’s best interest — tasks that reach far beyond the property search function. Here is a condensed list of the essential tasks that should be handled by a qualified buyer’s agent: ~Be an adviser and advocate during the entire home buying process ~Take time to uncover the buyer’s needs and wants as well as what’s motivating their purchase ~Educate buyer’s on current market conditions. ~Find a way for buyers to attain as many of their needs as possible when dealing with the realities of the marketplace and/or specific financial constraints. ~Research homes in the area and
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If you are planning to shop for a home in the next few weeks, here’s an early spring buying season come-on that just might save you money if you qualify. Fannie Mae, the largest mortgage investor in the country has acquired 31,000 properties and offering a 3.5% cash incentive toward the purchase price. Your offer has to be submitted by March 31 and close by May 31. Who is eligible? First or next time buyers…anyone is welcome, no matter how many properties you have previously purchased. You must be a bona fide owner-occupant purchaser and commit to live n the house as a primary residence for a year. You will also need to be able to qualify for mortgage financing. Happy house hunting! For more information: Bianca@GreenMeansGrow.com
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