12 Aug 2015
Buying a house is indeed hard, responsible and delicate task and you may somehow succeed doing it all alone, but I find it too stressful and tense to put myself to its inconvenience. I was a little bit scared by the unknown, I didn’t know what to look for, where and how, I definitely needed some help and I decided to hire a real estate agent. I can genuinely say now that this was one of the best decisions in my life, because instead of tiring and boring house hunting experience, I had an enthusiastic, exciting and lovely one.
And I believe that to some extent it was all because of the wonderful real estate agent I worked with. And what he could offer is indeed precious.
Education and experience
Well, this is his job, which means that he has gained the knowledge needed to offer you an impressive service. The fact that he has worked this for some time and he has great experience added to the great selection and variety of homes that the letting agency he works for offers makes him the perfect advisor. If you want to house hunt like a pro, you need to hire a pro. Find the right person, who will find the right place for you.
Housing market information
Every day he is buffering between buyers and sellers, between tenants and landlords and the deals are part of his job, so he is logically perfectly aware of the real estate market nowadays. He could give you exact information if, for instance, you can find a better house for this price or if this one is so lucrative that you should not miss it. The housing market like any other is changing constantly and no matter how well do you believe you know it, you are deluded. Only a person who is right into it can give you the proper advice and tips and for this reason, having a real estate agent by your side turns out to be really useful.
Too often you want to buy a house in a neighborhood completely different from the one you live in now and then you definitely need some help, because you simply don’t know the area. If you want to buy a house in Docklands, you hire a real estate agent that offers a wonderful selection of homes for sale in Docklands and everything is so facile. You go on house tours together and he gives you information about the supermarkets and the shops that can be found nearby, about the schools, the churches, the post office and about the people who will meet here. And as he is specialized in this region only, he could identify comparable sales and give this information to you, which makes finding a house an easy task. And in the end of the day, think about it, why would you make your life so complicated, when you can hire an expert, who will lend you a helping hand?