You’re ready to buy a house and where do you start? The real estate market is rich with search engines such as Zillow, Realtor, and Trulia, it can all seem a little overwhelming. This is when having a buyer’s agent is beneficial. A buyer’s agent is a real estate professional working on your behalf. Their goal is to find the right property for you, guiding you through the real estate process.


One benefit to retaining a buyer’s agent is access to their knowledge. They know the market. A good agent knows the true value of a property and what to look for when purchasing a home. They can tell you about the surrounding location including school districts, local shopping and restaurants. This is especially beneficial if you are new to the area.


A buyer’s agent is also there to guide you through the financial waters. From preapprovals to price negotiations, it’s important to have someone who is focused on your best interest. When you enlist the services of a buyer’s agent you receive access to a vast network of experienced professionals. In a buyer’s market it’s all about who you know. The agent will be able to connect you with lawyers, home inspectors, surveyors, lenders, and more.


Using a buyer’s agent eases the stress of buying property. An agent has access to the real estate MLS, allowing them to take all your desires in a property and narrow down your search. Instead of looking for a needle in a haystack, you now have a true list of possibilities. They will coordinate showings and handle document preparations professionally on your behalf.


In today’s market it just makes sense to have a buyer’s agent. PROACTIVE Real Estate buyer’s agents commission is paid by the seller, so there is no additional cost to you for signing on with your personal buyer’s agent.  Call today and meet with one of our PROACTIVE Real Estate agents and take advantage of this service.