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6 Reasons Why To Use A Real Estate Agent

Jul 1, 2020


6 Reasons to Use a Real Estate Agent When Selling Your Home



Do you want to get the most out of the sale of your home? That's a no-brainer, of course you want to maximize your profits. With their knowledge, experience, and tools, hiring a real estate agent to sell your home will give you the biggest and best chance at a smooth sales process and maximum profit.


We've laid out 6 reasons to work with a real estate agent when selling your property.


1. Real estate agents have the tools to give you the edge


While it might seem that all the information you need to know about home listings is readily available to the public on websites like Zillow, Realtor.com, and Trulia, there are actually a number of important tools that are only accessible to licensed agents that will help give you the edge on your home sale. For example, listing your home in the MLS will encourage all local agents to help sell it. This is the first place that agents look for homes to show when they have a new buyer, giving you the edge you need for a quick sale.


2. Real estate agents have a professional handle on everything, from start to finish


In real estate, and in life, time is money. Markets can be volatile and change quickly as the economy ebbs and flows, so ensuring every step of your home sale is done right the first time is crucial. Real estate agents have the knowledge and experience to get your home on the market - and sold - as smoothly as possible. Trust an agent to do the work for you so you can focus your time elsewhere.


3. Real estate agents can help make your home look its best


The first thing a potential buyer will see about your home is the photos attached to the listing. An agent will ensure that photos are taken professionally and in a way that draws buyers in. They will also give you tips on small changes to make, like increasing your home's curb appeal, in order to showcase your home in the best possible way.


4. Real estate agents can find the right buyer for your home


Listing your home and showcasing it at its best will help to draw people in, but without the knowledge of how to get the right buyers in your door, those efforts are for naught. Real estate agents have the network to connect other agents, both from their home agency and beyond, to your property. They know the market and they know what type of buyers their contacts typically work with, so they'll get your property in front of the right eyes. That means you'll get great offers!


5. Real estate agents take the hassle of negotiating out of your hands


Negotiating and talking about finances can be uncomfortable. Having an agent on your side to help you sift through offers, interpret them, and make the most meaningful counter offers, will take some of the guesswork out of the process. Real estate agents also work as a buffer between yourself and the potential buyer, having the hard conversations for you.


6. Real estate agents make the process easy for you


Selling a home is a lot of work, there's no doubt about it. There are many things that happen behind the scenes of a sale that would be a seller's own responsibility if they were to choose to sell their home on their own. With an agent, you don't have to worry about learning the legal ins and outs of a house sale or any of the other behind-the-scenes necessities, nor remembering each of them. Everything is done for you, making your home sale as quick, easy, and painless as possible.

If you're ready to sell your home, one of our agents at Orizon Real Estate can help you make the process easy every step of the way. We are here to help you! Call us at 260-248-8961 to get connected with an Orizon Real Estate realtor today.