Research your agent with the same care and attention you will use to research homes. Because working with and for you, you want and deserve the best advocate.
You want and deserve a REALTOR® who is knowledgeable about every aspect of the Home Buying process Special educational designations such as CRS, ABR, GRI, E-Pro, will be one indicator of the expertise and preparation a REALTOR® can offer you.
This is not only important as it relates to having someone who can share knowledge of safe and solid value neighborhoods but also because your REALTOR® can be an invaluable source of information about who to contact for professional and personal needs after your move-in.
You want and deserve a REALTOR® who is tech savvy and knows how to use the internet and other cutting edge real estate tech products that manage, organize and often shorten steps of the Buying and Selling processes and maintain easy and current communication between all parties.
You want and deserve a REALTOR® you can have confidence in professionally and enjoy personally! You will be spending a lot of time working together on a very important project.
When you are satisfied that you have found a professional that you can trust and enjoy working with, invite that agent to commit to be your Exclusive Buyer Agent. This partnership offers you the best advocacy and also provides complete confidentiality between you and your agent. That is an important negotiation protection! Most importantly, seal that commitment with an Exclusive Buyer Agency Agreement.