Most of the Baby Boomer generation is now retired, or getting close to retirement age – and they’re on the move. As family homes turn to empty nests, and lifestyle preferences begin to
BUYING WITHOUT A REALTOR® THINK TWICE
Buying a home without a realtor? Think Twice!
Home buyers often ask why they need the help of a Realtor. Typically, the hesitation is based on the notion that buyers will be hit with hefty fees for what may seem like a simple process. The fact is that sellers pay the Realtor’s commission – not the buyer. And, the search and purchase process can be anything but simple.
Sarah Li Cain, writing for Bank Rate, points out that a Realtor can save you time by helping you find homes that fit your budget, lifestyle and location preferences. When you do find that seemingly perfect home, a Realtor can help you evaluate the asking price, negotiate an offer, specify any contingencies, review seller disclosures, manage a home inspection and navigate the legalities of the purchase process.
For more insights into buying with – or without – a Realtor, read the full Bankrate.com article here. Then, touch base with us at Vanguard Realty Associates to see how our experienced team can make a difference in your real estate search and purchase process.
Bill & Barbara Baldwin are licensed PA Real Estate Agents who work diligently with our buyers on the purchase of their new home. They will initially meet with the buyers to gain a full understanding o....