What a Realtor Will Do For You

There are many important reasons to use a REALTOR®. Some of the duties your REALTOR® will perform for you include:

For Sellers:

  • Walk you through the process of selling your home from beginning to end.
  • Provide information about the prices for which comparable properties have sold and analyze data for you to gain a true comparison.
  • Make suggestions for what you can do to make your home more marketable. With large inventories of homes for sale, it is important to stand out among the competition.
  • Supply information regarding local customs and regulations you may want to consider.
  • Share information about your home through the Capital Region Multiple Listing Service and on the Internet.
  • Field customer interest calls.
  • “Qualify” potential buyers to make sure they would be financially able to buy your property.
  • Negotiate the sales contract.
  • Alert you to potential risks.
  • Comply with the disclosures required by law.
  • Provide you with an estimate of the closing costs you will incur.
  • Help you prepare for a smooth closing of the transaction.

For Buyers:

  • Help you determine how much home you can afford. Often a REALTOR® can suggest ways to accrue the down payment and explain alternative financing methods.
  • In addition to knowing the local money market, a REALTOR® can also tell you what personal and financial data to bring with you when you apply for a loan.
  • Is already familiar with current real estate values, taxes, utility costs, municipal services and facilities, and may be aware of local zoning changes that could affect your decision to buy.
  • Will research your housing needs in advance through the CRMLS –whether your are moving locally or relocating from another area.
Suzanne Dingley

Suzanne Dingley

Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker
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