Getting the ownership of a home/property is a dream fulfilled that you’d hold dear. And, you need to spend your hard earned savings for the purpose unless you’re bequeathed with an extraordinary intellect. However, as you’re preoccupied with your core activities – being an employee you commute every day except for weekends and holidays, or you even as a self employed business owner you need to look after the affairs daily. Thus, you find little time to look for buying a home let alone things that are going on in real estate market. For all this, you have to be a big think tank, which may not be probable as your standards of intellect. It is here that the role of a real estate agent becomes significant. In this article, we’ll discuss six top reasons to hire a real estate agent’s service when buying your home/property.
1. Helps save your time
You can kick start your dream home search on the Internet. However, the Internet is replete with vast amount of data. You’d get overwhelmed by the enormity of data in terms of quality, quantity and relevance. You may find it highly challenging to convert it into actionable knowledge. A good real estate agent would be savior. They’d bring you knowledge of homes/property relevant to you – within your budget, etc.
2. Agents are knowledgeable
When it comes to the real estate market, the agents in India have fair amount of knowledge. They keep themselves updated with the goings on in the market – in terms location, quantity, price, and other aspects of property. A good agent would advise and help you choose the right home at the right place according to your budget. They have the faculty to identify property deals that are not legally proper and thus protect you from fraudsters.
A real estate agent is a reliable resource because they have at their disposal clear sight of market – where it is, how it is and which suits you. Agents would market your property through their networks, which enhances the chances of getting a better deal.
3. Investment experts
A good real estate agent has good grasp of the market. They take your purchasing property as an investment. They understand the market in diverse investment scenario confronting the market as whole. They would help you choose the right property for your budget.
4. Price advice
This is yet another case where you can get plenty of data online. If you visit a real estate portal, you find the prices. They widely vary from asking price. Asking price is the price that is the property sold at. Your real estate agent would advise you well as they are aware of the price varying across locations, and the contributory factors, which you may not know as a buyer.
5. Negotiation skills
Negotiation skills constitute one of the critical factors that bring you fabulous property deals. A real estate agent is one with great negotiation skills and would represent both sellers and buyers. With their expertise negotiation, they’ll help your get great deals.
6. Help you close the deal with getting legal documents done
Your agent would guide you passionately and patiently until you close the deal – getting the legal documents. They’d thus help in searching for the property, getting registration, closing payment deals and so on. It is sensible to involve an agent as third party in the deal instead of depending on your own knowledge or on others.
RealKonnect is a real estate portal that operates in Mumbai. Our objective is to help our prospects/clients find the dream property in Mumbai.This author has published 12 articles so far.