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3 Real Estate Agent Responsibilities When You Buy a Home September 13, 2017

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3 Real Estate Agent Responsibilities When You Buy a Home, Manhattan, New York

For most of us, buying a home is the single biggest financial transaction we will ever make. To make the home buying process as smooth and stress-free as possible, a real estate agent should provide help and guidance along the way. Below, three of the most important things your real estate agent should do for you are discussed in greater depth.

1. Find What You're Looking For

While it may be difficult to find a home that meets all your preferences down to the tiniest detail, your real estate agent should be actively working to show you homes that meet the majority of your requests. They should also be offering you honest information about property taxes, neighborhoods, school choices, etc. In short, you want an agent who hears you when you speak, who is attentive to your needs, and who shows you the homes most appropriate for those needs.

2. Get Pre-Approvedreal estate agent

Getting pre-approval for a home loan has a direct bearing on the size, location, and amenities of the house you are going to be able to realistically afford. Real estate agents have access to a variety of lenders, and pre-approval should be one of their first steps before setting up showings. You deserve to have a full understanding of what's in your price range and what your financial commitment is going to be.

3. Negotiate on Your Behalf

A real estate agent is required to be an expert in the art and skill of negotiation. Once you find your ideal home and make an offer, you need to be able to trust that your agent is going to handle all the necessary negotiations. If a counteroffer comes back, your agent should relay that information and work with you to determine if further negotiation is needed or if the offer is acceptable.

 

The Tocco Group helps New York, NY, residents find their dream homes. Call (212) 544-2995 or visit their website to schedule an appointment with a real estate consultant or agent. You can also connect with them on Facebook or Twitter to view their latest properties for sale. The Tocco Group's real estate agents are committed to exceeding your expectations and getting you into the home you've always wanted.

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