Consumer Information for Santa Rosa Real Estate Agents
A good real estate agent can make or break your deal. Do you know the difference between Realtors and real estate agents? Which type of a Santa Rosa Ca. real estate agency is best for you? Which listing agreement is most often used? Do you need to sign a buyers broker agreement? How are real estate agents paid and who pays them? Find out before you start shopping for a home for sale.
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We help you understand the complex legal and financial worlds of real estate and represent you to negotiate a winning deal. From entering the market until closing day, you will want a REALTOR® on your side. We can help you search for home value and connect with a REALTOR® experienced in the Santa Rosa real estate market..
Listing Agents Can Bring Added-Value to a Transaction
Unless you attend every open house in your neighborhood, you may not have the best information about the interiors of your neighbor’s homes nor know why some sold for higher prices than others. Experienced real estate agents have this knowledge and use it to position your home to sell at the highest possible price.
Top Santa Rosa listing agents sell homes day in and day out. Here is a list of services we provide as listing agents to our sellers:
- Top-notch marketing materials and proven selling systems.
- Professional virtual tours and photography.
- Wide Internet exposure.
- Promotion at company meetings and MLS meetings.
- Networking with fellow real estate agents.
- Price guidance according to market data and recent sales.
- Home stagers, inspector and repair contractor referrals.
- Buyer feedback and private showings.
- Confirmation of potential buyer qualifications.
- Counter offer and negotiation expertise.
Buyer’s Agents Work for the Buyer and Not the Seller
Done correctly, a buyer’s agent’s job is to find the best Santa Rosa Home market value, to disclose all material facts, keep the buyer’s information confidential, provide the buyer with sufficient information to purchase a home and expertly negotiate on the buyer’s behalf.
Here are some of the services you can expect to get from a buyer’s agent that you might not be able to obtain on your own. Apart from hearing about listings before homes are available to the public, agents can:
- Provide comparable sales from the tax rolls.
- Provide sales data from MLS based on map searches.
- Pull property profiles reflecting sales history, property data, demographics and neighborhood services.
- Obtain a copy of the home’s historical documents.
- Run reports on listing agent’s list-price to sales-price ratios.
- Calculate annual facts and trends about an area.
- Suggest pricing strategy.
- Prepare a strong offer that presents the buyer in the best light based on market demands and agent interaction / networking.
- Review of documents for loopholes and obtain disclosures.
- Provide a buffer between you and the seller’s agent.