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We use the internet for just about everything. From recipes to how-to videos to even asking Alexa or Siri the weather; we live in the information age. The internet offers advice on just about every topic imaginable and real estate is no exception. You’re even reading this blog via the internet! More and more home buyers are starting their home search online and it can be easy to think you can learn everything from a few Google searches. While the web has plenty of resources to help with your home search, there is a simple truth that the internet cannot replace your agent.
The reality is that your real estate agent does so much more than answer your questions and open doors with a particular key. The real estate profession has been around for a long time and no technological developments can make expertise obsolete. A professional real estate agent will be there every single step of the way. The right agent for you has the background knowledge you need, but more importantly the experience necessary to navigate the complicated home buying process and solve any common hiccups that come up regularly in the home buying process. Not to mention, having seen many hiccups before, they solve problems quickly, with no internet search needed.
Just like Alexa cannot be a substitute for real human connection, the internet cannot have the same connections that your real estate agent does. Your real estate agent is a local professional. They’ll start by presenting themselves to buyer’s agents as someone who will work with them to see the transaction through to a successful conclusion for all parties involved. Think about it, your real estate agent has made a career out of closing deals. Moreover, Realtors® have a network of local professionals who understand the market to work as a team to help you through the process. These include such professionals as: lenders, title reps, escrow officers, transaction coordinators, home inspectors, contractors, and handymen, among others.
Most importantly, your agent is your ally and point person in the home buying process. They negotiate on your behalf – armed with experience and understanding of customary charges, costs, and terms. They will ensure that the price you pay for the home is fair for the condition and neighborhood. They will negotiate repairs, if needed, and make sure you are protected with the proper contingencies. Your agent has your best interests in mind and will make sure every aspect of your home buying process runs smoothly and efficiently.
The Internet is great for many things from Pinterest inspiration for fixing your phone to even read up on the real estate market in your town. While the web offers lots of great information, the most important step you can take when buying a new home is hiring a local professional real estate agent. Their knowledge and expertise can’t be found by reading an article or two online.
HOMM Real Estate Services, located in the Brandon, Florida area of Tampa-Bay focused to Hillsborough, Pasco, and Polk Counties. As a full-service general real estate company, we specialize in general real estate, home buyers, home sellers, new home construction, rentals, tenants and landlords, and property management.
Learn more about Marie Negron, her team and HOMM Real Estate Services. Call 813-684-5954 or email email@example.com to get started.
Most people know a real estate agent – and many of them are
eager to make the introduction. That’s how you inevitably end up listening to
your favorite aunt tell you about her long-lost cousin’s son who is married to
a real estate agent … and you should call her.
In reality, the best call you can make is learning about your real estate agent rather than
who your agent knows.
There is a wealth of advice and tips about how to choose
your agent available from Zillow,
Each offer very worthy tips to consider, with common threads like experience,
qualifications, length of career, reputation, and reviews.
Yet, we believe the advice from the Forbes
Real Estate Council resonates the loudest and most closely aligns with
values of HOMM Real
The council starts by recognizing that the entire process is
enhanced by an informed local market professional. Added to that, an
experienced and trustworthy top agent can make all the difference to your sales
or buying experience.
Our takeaway from the council’s advice is this: It’s
important to have a solid bond with your real estate professional.
Broker/Owner Marie Negron is instilling this mantra at HOMM Real Estate Services. Every agent,
whether clients are buying, selling, or renting, is committed to Helping Others Make Moves.
We start the commitment with candid, realistic discussions
about your buying desires or selling needs, plus how that translates to your
buying power and sales goals.
Our philosophy is to provide our customers with personal
attention, close interaction, and solid advice. HOMM agents give you the rationale, the facts, and the honest
low-down behind our advice. We are constantly watching market conditions and evaluating
feedback from showings and other agents to keep you well-informed from
beginning to close – always with your best interests in mind.
On the experience side of things, we have to agree with Realtor.com.
It is true that experience doesn’t account for everything, but the right
experience can make all the difference.
All HOMM Real Estate Services
agents are local REALTORS®, which means each has earned the designation
given as a member of the National Association of Realtors (NAR). It doesn’t
mean you shouldn’t work with an agent without the designation – but it
certainly makes sense to work with an expert who’s committed enough to the
profession to pursue the formal designation.
In the end, we all agree that there are many options, including
your favorite aunt’s recommendation. Keep in mind that our main goal is always
to create quality, personal, and profitable transactions that deliver
exceptional results and a five-star experience.
You simply need to find the agent who’s right for you. It’s your
call. HOMM Real Estate Services,
located in the Brandon, Florida area of Tampa-Bay focused to Hillsborough,
Pasco, and Polk Counties. As a full-service general real estate company, we
specialize in general real estate, home buyers, home sellers, new home construction,
rentals, tenants and landlords, and property management.
Learn more about Marie Negron,
and HOMM Real
Estate Services. Call 813-684-5954 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
to get started.