If you’ve thought about selling your home but wondered what exactly a qualified real estate agent can do for you, here are just a few examples of why using a real estate agent makes sense.
First, an agent is a market expert. He or she has access to valuable home price information in your neighborhood or area, and knows how to value homes so that they’ll sell. An agent handles the paperwork in what is typically a complicated transaction. An agent knows when a buyer isn’t serious or unqualified, so you don't have to waste your time. An agent is a rational advisor, and an expert negotiator—good agents understand when to make concessions and when to hold out for more. An agent can market your property better than you could alone, as he or she typically has access to a number of sites and marketing strategies that increase the exposure of your home and present it in the best light. An agent has a network of trusted professionals, such as appraisers, inspectors, contractors and mortgage brokers that you’ll need along the way. Lastly, if you’re behind on your mortgage or underwater, a qualified agent such as a CDPE® knows your options and can help you avoid foreclosure.
This is what an agent can do for you. If you’d like to know more about today’s market, please contact me and I’d be glad to share my local and national expertise.
Platinum Real Estate Marketing
Carlo Delizo, Team Lead
Re/Max Metro Realty Inc.
*Carlo Delizo and his team, Benchmark Team, serve homeowners in the Seattle – Bellevue - Everett Metropolitan areas and outlying cities.