What is a Buyer’s Agent?

What does a buyer’s agent actually do?What is a buyer's agent?

During the hunt for your home sweet home, you’ll be faced with options and terms that don’t always entirely make sense. The already overwhelming process of this huge life decision is amplified when your understanding of the situation is less than crystal clear. In your search for the dream home, the term buyer’s agent has probably been casually thrown around. But what is a buyer’s agent and do you need one?

What is a buyer’s agent?
As a buyer’s agent, the mission is simple: obtain the best deal for the buyer. Conversely, the listing agent’s job is to get a good price for the seller. If you enter into a home transaction without the aid of a REALTOR serving as your buyer’s agent, you’re already paying more money for the home than you should be. The buyer’s agent will show properties and ultimately negotiate the price as a counterbalance to the agent who represents the seller. Read More »

Real Estate Terminology

The housing market from A-Z.

Housing Market TerminologyWhen searching for home sweet home, you want to know what you’re looking at. What should you expect from the looming house sitting in front of you? You may be led around your potential dream home hearing complex and confusing words as you try to decide whether to make an offer or not. First things first, don’t be afraid to ask your REALTOR to clarify a term you may not be comfortable with. Here are a list of good-to-know words to familiarize yourself with before your next showing.Read More »