Catskill Home Buyer Representation
Who Does a Real Estate Agent Really Work For?
Most homebuyers are shocked by the answer! Unless you specifically designate an agent to work for you, the agent often is working on behalf of the seller or listing broker (the broker selling the property). In this case, any information you share can be disclosed to the seller--especially if it will give the seller an advantage in negotiating the price and terms they want.
A buyer's agent can strictly represent the buyer's interest only and can offer the fiduciary duties of care, confidentiality, loyalty, obedience, disclosure and accounting.
Is Murphy Realty Group the Listing Broker for All Listings that Appear on this Website?
No. That is why you should consider engaging our brokerage to represent you as a buyer in negotiating the best price and terms for you. If you contact the listing broker directly to see a property or to negotiate a sale of his listing you will usually be dealing with a broker who is trying to get the best price and terms for the seller!
Why Choose Us to Represent You?
We can offer the following advantages to you when we act as your buyer's broker (usually completely free of charge to you):
- Locate suitable properties
- Preview properties
- Suggest necessary inspections by experts
- Help buyers determine what they can afford
- Verify property taxes and utilities
- Verify the value of the property
- Advise clients on structuring an offer
- Present the offer to the seller's representative
- Negotiate favorable contract terms for the buyer
- Assist in securing financing
- Assist buyers and their attorny in clarifying title, zoning, building codes and access easements
- Refer clients to qualified vendors
- Analyze the future salability of the property
5 More Reasons Why You Need a Realtor to Represent You as a Buyer
- A real estate transaction is complicated. In most cases, buying a home requires disclosure forms, inspection reports, mortgage documents, insurance policies, deeds and multi-page government-mandated settlement statements. A knowledgeable guide through this complexity can help you avoid delays or costly mistakes.
- Buying a home is time consuming. An agent can facilitate a quick and timely closing and make the process smooth and stress-free.
- Real estate has its own language. If you don't know a CMA from a PUD, you can understand why it's important to work with someone who speaks the language.
- Realtors have done it before. Most people buy and sell only a few homes in their lifetime--usually quite a few years between each purchase. And even if you've done it before, laws and regulations change. That's why having an expert on your side is critical.
- Realtors provide objectivity. Since a home often symbolizes family, rest and security, buying is often a very emotional undertaking. And for most people, a home is the biggest purchase they'll ever make. Having a concerned, but objective third party helps you keep focused on both the business and emotional issues most important to you.
Source: National Association of Realtors
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