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Aug
11
Why Do You Need a Real Estate Agent?

When it comes to different legal aspects, it is highly unlikely that you will handle it all on your own. You will definitely seek the help of the lawyer or attorney to help you throughout the process. Doing business in the real estate industry is no different. You need to tackle everything with the guide of a Realtor. Selling or buying a house is a substantial investment or business transaction, and you don’t want to handle it all on your own. Whether you are a buyer or a seller of a property, here are some of the reasons why you need the assistance of a real estate agent.



5 Benefits of Having an Agent on Your Side



1. Knowing the exact market value of your property: Some sellers will use an automated valuation of their property, but how do you determine if that that it is producing the right market value of the property? For all you know, the real value of your real estate is considerably higher.



2. Having the right knowledge about the interest of the buyer: As a seller, if you intend on doing the selling process on your own, you are probably not aware about the things that makes a property desirable in the eye of the buyers. Do you know that your property’s value will start to depreciate if they are listed in the market for a long time? By hiring the service of an agent, there’s a strong possibility that you will make more money on the sale of your property.



3. They are problem solvers: In the event that you conduct an open house, what will your reaction be if a buyer points out something negative or insulting about your property? How will you react if they offer you a price that is well below your asking price? Real estate agents face these difficulties on a daily basis and are well equipped to handle these issues.



4. They can overcome objections with ease: If you sell your property on your own, you will be faced with numerous objections. Agents have a different way of dealing with objections; they have been programmed to turn negatives into positives and “no” into “yes”.



5. They are equipped with negotiation skills. Real estate agents partake in different techniques of negotiation. They know how to properly react to an appraisal that comes in below the contract price. Negotiation is a complex piece of selling a property, and by letting the Realtor handle this aspect takes the stress off of you as the seller and really allows the professional to get the job done.



By having an agent on your side, you can also guarantee that you have a reliable person to turn to. They will be able to answer any of your questions and concern during the entire process and can be easily reached throughout the day, 7 days a week. To ensure success in your real estate endeavors, never go in a transaction blind by making sure you always have the help of a Realtor in selling your property.



If you have questions about the Manatee or Sarasota real estate market and what 2016 could have in store for you, simply contact Team Coffey & Co. today!


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