Why Hire A Real Estate Agent

In the digital age where there is so much information readily available to us, we are better able than ever before to take on roles that we would have traditionally outsourced. When it comes to buying or selling a home however, there are still plenty of reasons to choose a real estate agent instead of going it alone. While it’s certainly possible to buy or sell a home without hiring a real estate agent, it’s not necessarily the best choice for most people, especially those without much market experience.

If you’re in the market to buy or sell a home, apartment or condo, here are some reasons that you may want to consider hiring a real estate agent.

 

Knowledge:
The number one reason to hire a real estate agent is because of the knowledge that they can share. Your agent is educated and experienced with the ins and outs of property investment so that you don’t have to be. In addition to this, your real estate agent is in the business of knowing the lay of the land; he or she will have experience in almost any district you’re considering buying in. The experienced agent knows exactly what to expect from the market in any given neighbourhood, and will ensure that you get the price you’re looking for. Real estate agents also have information on market conditions that you just don’t have on your own, such as average sales prices in the area, and the average time a house spends on the market.

 

Paperwork:
Let’s face it, this is a great incentive to hire a real estate agent. Your agent is excellent at filling out, explaining and filing paperwork so that you don’t have to, and that’s worth its weight in gold.

 

Networking:
As a person with many professional connections, your real estate agent is an asset when it comes to finding other professionals with excellent credentials. Real estate agents will already have a secure network of people that they trust to get the job done right, and those connections are priceless.

 

Negotiation:
Maybe you’re excellent at the bartering game, but keep in mind that your real estate agent is bargaining from an objective standpoint. He or she isn’t going to make bad monetary decisions based on emotional reactions, and will keep all information confidential and safe.

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New, Improved and Social

RE/MAX prides itself on being “Above the Crowd” and now our website has caught up to that sentiment.   We are very excited to launch our new and improved website.  It has a fresh and clean look that is also easy to navigate.  It allows you to easily search listings, connect with buyers, sellers and real estate agents.  You will also see feature property listings showcased as well.

We invite you to explore it at www.remaxcentre.ca!  Let us know what you think.   We hope you love the new design as much as we do!

We have also kicked it up a notch with our Social Media efforts to share great content with you in a timely manner!  In this day in age it is so important for Real Estate Agents to embrace Social Media and include it I your daily marketing efforts.  It is also a great tool to learn about what is going on in your community and develop relationships with people in your community that you otherwise not have the opportunity to connect with.

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