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a REALTOR® Can Do for You
The REALTOR® you work with could be one of your
most valuable resources. Unlike many real estate agents who are simply licensed
by their state to do business, REALTORS® have taken additional steps to become
members of the local board of REALTORS® and have agreed to act under and adhere
to a strict Code
of Ethics. Plus...
- A REALTOR® can help you determine how much
home you can afford. Often a REALTOR® can suggest ways to accrue the down
payment and explain alternative financing methods.
- A REALTOR®, in addition to knowing the local
money market, also can tell you what personal and financial data to bring
with you when you apply for a loan.
- A REALTOR® is already familiar with current
real estate values, taxes, utility costs, municipal services and facilities,
and may be aware of local zoning changes that could affect your decision to
- A REALTOR® can usually research your housing
needs in advance through a Multiple Listing Service--even if you are
relocating from another city.
- A REALTOR® can show you only those homes
best suited to your needs--size, style, features, location, accessibility to
schools, transportation, shopping and other personal preferences.
- A REALTOR® often can suggest simple,
imaginative changes that make a home more suitable for you and improve its
utility and value.
- A REALTOR® is sensitive to the importance
you place on this major commitment you are about to make. Look for a real
estate professional to facilitate negotiation of a win-win agreement that
will satisfy both you and the seller.