It’s important that you choose an experienced agent who is there for you. Your agent should be actively finding you potential homes, keeping you informed of the entire process, negotiating furiously on your behalf, and answering all of your questions with competence and speed.
First, find an agent who represents you and not the seller. This is beneficial during the negotiation process. If you are working with a buyer’s agent, he or she is required not to tell the seller of your top choice. In addition, he or she is also focused on getting you the lowest asking price.
Also, when you use a buyer’s agent, you will see more properties. Not only are they plugged into their Multiple Listing Service, but they are also actively finding homes that are listed as FSBO, or homes that sellers are thinking about listing.
Ron Skaff, ABR
Sales Agent / Owner
"I want to take this opportunity to thank Penny in her assistance in the sale of my Mother's home. Living out of state not knowing the agents in the area I couldn't have asked for a more professional person. She made a very emotional and difficult decision easier. So I would recommend Penny and American Dream Realty."Patricia Boggs