You have a lot of yourself invested in your home. It holds memories and you're emotionally connected to its value. The benefit to working with a REALTOR is that they are professionals who cannot only provide their expertise on how to sell your property, but can also provide beneficial third-party guidance throughout the process.
A real estate agent will be able to provide potential buyers with information on utilities, zoning, schools, taxes and more. They are also capable of providing objective opinions about your property, such as its value.
One of the biggest assets to working with a REALTOR is their marketing power. Most homes do not sell strictly based on advertising, but instead often rely on a REALTOR'S contacts, previous clients, and referrals. A REALTOR is also able to prescreen potential buyers. This ensures that only qualified prospects are able to view your property, if you so choose.
A REALTOR'S expertise also helps to streamline the process and maintain expectations for the seller. Most people only sell property a few times throughout their life, typically with a great deal of years between each transaction. With laws and regulations frequently changing, a REALTOR will be up-to-date on all of the requirements necessary to sell your property.
Having an expert advocate on your side is very beneficial. Selling a home can be a very emotional process, so having an objective third-party helps sellers remain focused on what is necessary. Your real estate agent will be able to make sure that all of the financial information, necessary forms, and laws are strictly adhered to while your property is being sold.
Many sellers often find that selling a home is quite overwhelming. By working alongside a RE/MAX REALTOR, sellers are able to focus on what is next for them and their family in the future.