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Back in February Hallmark Abstract Service presented an article, ‘Buying a house? Why you need a realtor!‘, that extolled the value of hiring a real estate agent for anyone who is in the market to purchase or sell real estate!
Given the complexity of the real estate market and the various options for buyers that include new construction, short sales, resales and REO’s, the point stressed was that for what will probably be one of the largest transactions in someones life, it should not be approached without a trusted team of professionals.
From the February article: ‘With the internet and numerous For Sale By Owner tools that are available to anyone who wants to buy or sell a home, the temptation exists for them to ‘save the commission’ and do it themselves!
But whether buying or selling is going it alone really the smart way to proceed with what will likely be one of the largest transactions that people may ever be involved with?
A team of professionals is absolutely required whether it be an attorney, mortgage originator, realtor or in a shameless plug the provider of the title insurance for the transaction…‘
To highlight the point this infographic provides 10 great reasons for a buyer to use the services of a real estate agent.
Top 10 reasons to hire a real estate agent! Infographic source: Keeping Current Matters