Advantages of using an agent to sell your home

Most people don’t have hundreds of thousands of dollars to waste on a property transaction

Agent
  • 1 May, 2014
  • COASTAL, RURAL/LIFESTYLE, RESIDENTIAL
  • Selling

Expertise

Most people don’t have hundreds of thousands of dollars to waste on a property transaction, and that’s why they prefer to work with real estate agents. Real estate agents are the experts for these transactions, providing the most recent data on market conditions, property values, comparative sales, and marketing strategies. This information is critical to selling your home for the best price in the shortest amount of time.

Marketing and networking

Agents have considerable resources in getting your home noticed. Not only will they arrange all your brochures, signs, open homes and advertising for the general public, your agent also markets your property to other real estate agents. Those agents will bring their buyers around, expanding the exposure of your property. Many sales result from the agent’s professional network.

Support in negotiating

Because selling a home involves a legally binding contract, most sellers want a representative looking after their interests. Your agent will keep you fully informed which helps you evaluate offers and counter-offers.  They help you close a deal that works for you under your terms.

LJ Hooker NZ

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