Do I really need to work with a Buyer's Agent?
Top 10 Countdown of Reasons to Work with a Buyer’s Agent in Ottawa
10. They can help you identify your needs.
Filtering between your wants and needs can be difficult. A buyer’s agent has worked with many buyers before and can help you prioritize them.
9. Contract and legal knowledge
Real estate professionals are trained on industry standards for real estate in their areas. They can often answer any questions you may have throughout the buying process and tell you when you’ll need the help of a lawyer.
8. Insider knowledge
Often, real estate agents will have leads on properties that aren’t even on the market yet. One of those properties could be the house you are searching for!
7. Professional advice during emotional times
Buying a home is extremely emotional. There are a lot of factors and finances involved. Having a realtor to put things in perspective for a buyer is key.
6. Comparative analysis and information
A realtor has access to a wealth of information that can help you in your decision process, including the tools to create a comparative analysis of Ottawa area homes to make sure you don’t overpay.
Working within this industry means a realtor builds up a huge list of trusted contacts. So when it comes to hiring the right lawyer, inspector or other professional, a buyer’s agent knows Ottawa’s best of the best.
4. Honed negotiation skills
Having been through many negotiations, a buyer’s agent can expertly lead you through your purchase.
3. Market knowledge
Your buyer’s agent lives, eats and breathes Ottawa area real estate. They can tell you if the market is in your favour, the value of your home in a few years and answer other questions you may have.
Finding a home can be a full time job. Looking for listings to fit your needs, booking showings and so much more can really take up your time. Always best to hire a professional.
And the number one reason to use an Ottawa buyer agent…
1. It is FREE
When you purchase a home, it is the Seller that pays for the buyer agent’s commission! So why not get professional advice, for zero cost to you!