Realtors® Give Homebuyers Leg Up in Competitive Spring Market.
Wow this is so true and it comes from http://www.realtor.org/ by Jane Dollinger. She explains why you need a Realtor to not only to find a home, but also negotiate the deal.
“NAR’s 2015 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers asked recent
homebuyers what they look for when deciding on a real estate agent; 53
percent said they were looking for someone who could help them find the
right home to purchase, and 12 percent said they wanted someone who can
help them negotiate the terms of sale. The report also found that
homebuyers look at a median of 10 houses before deciding on one to
purchase, and the typical search lasts for 10 weeks.”
The demand is also a reason to get a Realtor who knows their local markets. I had a buyer that wanted a home in Strongsville. We offered on a home that was really over priced, We gave them a reasonable offer and did not get an answer from the seller for a few days. The buyer had sold their home and was anxious to get a property that fit his needs. We found another home and withdrew our offer on the previous home and got another property under contract. That might help that seller look at the offers quicker on the next contract.
This market also effects some buyers that understand that that the inventory is low and you need to find a home that fits your needs and get it under contract.
” “When there is more demand than inventory homes sell quickly, prices rise and bidding wars can start,” said NAR President Tom Salomone,
broker-owner of Real Estate II Inc. in Coral Springs, Florida. “A
Realtor® with an ABR® designation is a home buyer’s upper hand; they
understand local markets and can negotiate on behalf of their
This is so true in some cases. I helped a client purchase a investment property on an auction site. The bid went until 10:30 pm and I was there for the entire process. We got the property and it is being rehabbed. Making sure you get your property is also a great reason to hire a Realtor.
Getting investment Real Estate or just buying a home to live in? You need a Realtor that understands every type of property for sale and how to get them. Call Brett 216-703-5740 Howard Hanna Ohio and 602-363-6551 West USA Realty Arizona
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