Entering the real estate market can feel stressful and overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be. On your own, the process of buying or selling a home may seem long and painful, full of opportunities for error and misjudgment. But in the hands of a trained professional, the process can be seamless and easy. Many people are tempted to try their hand at real estate without a real estate agent in order to save money. But people attempting to buy or sell a home on their own are passing up the knowledge
A real estate professional can accurately assess the price of a home.
If you are planning to sell, you want your house listed at an appropriate price. Price it too high and it will sit on the market for too long while you are stuck, waiting to move. Price it too low and it will move quickly but cost you thousands of dollars in lost profits. Owners tend to have an emotional investment in their homes. That makes it difficult to accurately price them. Homes sold by owner tend to sell for lower prices than homes listed by a real estate agent. Even when accounting for the commission. If you are buying, you want to pay the lowest reasonable price. An agent can help you figure out just what that is.
They can help you score the house of your dreams.
While you may stumble across your dream home at an open house, you might need a little more assistance. An agent has access to search engines that you do not, as well as knowledge of houses available but not listed, or about to be listed, or in an
They can negotiate better than you can.
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They can help you navigate through the paperwork.
The purchase and sale of a home
They are a part of a network.
The relationships they have with other professionals, home inspectors, mortgage brokers, and real estate attorneys can be invaluable when buying or selling a home. Take advantage of it.
Whether you are in the market for a new home or planning to sell your current home–or both!–don’t go it alone. There is no reason to figure things out for yourself, making mistakes that may cost you serious time or money. The professional real estate staff at Tampa Bay Realty and Investment Group is ready to help you, wherever you are in your real estate journey. Put their combined years of experience in Tampa Bay real estate to work for you.