Your Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) is a trained expert on buying homes.
But he or she is not the only person with helpful advice. Consider these home-buying tips from other consumers—people who recently completed their own real estate transaction—and the suggestions they’d offer to other buyers.
1. Start your search by interviewing several buyer’s agents and checking their references. Make sure you’re working with someone you trust.
2. Market knowledge and experience are important, but the best agent is one who will take the time to get to know you and understand your housing needs, as well as your personality and communication preferences.
3. Your first negotiation is with your agent. Read all agreements and ask questions…