For many reasons, t’s a good idea to use an agent in your purchase of a home. It is to your advantage to have a knowledgeable professional like Christine Hameline on your side who will work to get you the best deal on the right home in the right location.
Here are just a few advantages of working with Christine:
The process of scheduling visits to homes for sale is made simple by working with Christine. If you were doing the planning on your own and you wanted to see five homes, for example, you would have to contact five different agents and make five unique appointments, which can take all day.
A real estate agent can be objective about homes you view and highlight faults, as well as strong points. Additionally, the agent will be familiar with sales of comparable homes in the area and can counsel you on making an offer that’s fair to you, as well as acceptable to the sellers. Christine can help you understand the local community and tell you which areas are the most desirable to live in.
Christine will help you negotiate with the seller of the home. As your representative, she will work hard to help get the best deal for you and meet your budget in the real estate transaction.
Obtaining a Mortgage
A real estate agent can counsel buyers on choosing an appropriate home mortgage and may be able to help obtain the best terms.
Making an Offer
Christine will help through the process of making an offer from start to finish. There are a number of steps an experienced agent will be able to help you with to ensure your interests are protected and guarantee everything in the house will be in working order.
Pushing the Deal to Closing
Once an offer is accepted, buyers can continue to rely on the agent while working with home inspectors and other home professionals you may need to work with. Christine will make sure the transaction is on track by making sure all of the deadlines are met and the loan is finalized in time for the closing.