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The Lane Real Estate Team
Buying a home is one of the biggest decisions that most people make in their life. When looking to buy a home there are things that should be considered in choosing your real estate agent.
The real estate agent you choose should be experienced with a proven track record. Your real estate agent should be willing to listen to your needs.
Great Real Estate Agent = Great Track Record
Look at your real estate agent’s track record of success to get a good idea of what kind of business they have been doing. If you are looking for the unusual home see if that is something they will be able assist you with or if they have know someone that can assist you both that specializes in those types of homes.
Whether you are a growing family, a retiring family, large or small family, there should be good communication between you and your real estate agent.
Your real estate agent will be able to serve you much better if you can let them know in detail your wants, needs and home financing limits. The home size, type, price and neighborhood are things you should be specific about. If you are specific it will allow your real estate agent to serve you better.
Integrity is another thing that you need to consider when choosing a real estate agent. You will want someone that is going to use their resources in the manner they were intended to be used to find your new home. You don’t want someone that will simply abuse the system and be dishonest because it will not pay out for you in the end.
With all of this in mind, your real estate agent should be focused on the details. They should be equipped with resources to help you avoid common mistakes that can be made when buying a new home.
From beginning to end your real estate agent should be working for you and your family in searching out the homes that fit your criteria. A real estate agent be accessible should answer your calls or emails in a timely matter. You should be treated with the utmost respect whether you are buying a 30,000 bungalow or a half million dollar home.
In Good Hands
There should be a sense of trust and loyalty between you and your real estate agent. They are helping you with the best decision you and your family can make. Feeling like you are in good hands with your real estate agent this will help push aside any fears or hesitations that you may have about purchasing a new home.
Ask your real estate agent questions. A good real estate agent will be there to answer your questions. Buying a home is an in depth process of finding out what you budget can afford, how you will handle financing, getting an appraisal and an inspection etc. The whole process can seem just a bit overwhelming at times. Make every effort to communicate to your real estate agent your thoughts and give them the benefit of their expertise to help answer all your questions no matter how small or large they seem at the time. A caring real estate agent will make every effort to walk you through the home buying process from beginning to end.
Find a real estate agent that is dedicated to serving you better and helping your family find the home you deserve at a price that fits your budget. Make sure that your real estate agent has the integrity and knowledge to get the job done right for you.
Feel that sense of trust, loyalty and communication with the right real estate agent that will go the extra mile to make buying your new home a wonderful and exciting time.
Call us, 509.438.9344, Email us, or fill out the contact form below.
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