Monday, October 27, 2014
Enter the broker: expert, adviser, liaison. In this article, we discuss why it's ideal to have their services in your corner.
A good broker can get you the best price
Good brokers can fine-tune the transaction to get to the best price, whether you’re buying or selling. Given some years of experience under their belt, brokers should know the standard cost of certain types of listings. It’s in the nature of their job that they help you establish a price that’s ideal.
Brokers have an existing network
A well-seasoned broker should have a slew of connections at his beck and call: buyers looking for a new home; investors; sellers bent on liquidating their property; brokers and agents with clients of their own. With a broker, you can extend your reach.
Buyers and sellers, as they are, might prove to be inexperienced, an inconvenience, or hard to deal with. Brokers act as your your buffer, your liaison, your representative. They’re here to manage the other party. They serve to negotiate for the best terms applicable.
Expert advice and services
A good broker brings other benefits yet to the table. A familiarity, for instance, with the real estate market. A proven selling system. Marketing materials. Referrals. Access to databases of verified listings, among other things.