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What to Expect

What to Expect from Your Real Estate Agent What can you expect from your agent? Plenty! (Or at least you should.) Buying or selling a home is right at the top of the list of major and exciting life changes. From making initial buying or selling decisions to closing, you should definitely know how an […]

Listing Agents

Choosing an Agent to List (and Sell) Your Home If you’re interviewing a listing agent at your home, pay attention to how he or she reacts as you talk about your home. Choose someone you feel comfortable with. Someone who genuinely believes in your home as much (or more) than you do. Someone who sees […]

Interviewing Buyer’s Agents

Interviewing Buyer’s Agents

Questions to Ask when Interviewing Buyer’s Agents Working with a Sales Professional means more than having an expert on your side. Your Sales Professional is your partner and sounding board, protecting your interests, making the process as convenient as possible and leading the way to your eventual home purchase. As you think about what you […]

How Real Estate Agents Help Buyers

How Real Estate Agents Help Buyers

How The Local Realty Real Estate Agents Help Buyers When it comes to buying a home, tapping the expertise, focus and energy of a Sales Professional will make the process much easier. Your Professional Buyer Agent with The Local Realty can be a partner, your industry insider and your guide through the transaction. When you […]

Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent

Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent

Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent If you’re like most people, you already know a real estate agent – and maybe even a couple. After all, they’re an important part of the community and work as “connectors” across the community. You may have a friend or two that are real estate agents. Your parents or […]

Agent Qualifications

What Should I Look for in a Real Estate Agent? Buying or selling your home isn’t always easy, but it usually is rewarding. And to take the worry out of the experience, you can have a Sales Professional guide every step of the way. There are many things to look for in someone who will […]

Agent Commissions

How Is My Agent Paid? Real estate agents who serve buyers typically receive a commission from the sale of the home – which they share with the listing (or selling) agent. In some states, Sales Professionals may receive a pre-negotiated flat fee for services, irrespective of the sale price of the home. One of the […]

Working with Agents

In today’s world, access to real estate information is now more readily available to a property buyer, making many wonder why they should work with a real estate agent. Some think that real estate agents are a dieing breed (like the travel agents), however, the legal complexities of the real estate transaction will continue to […]