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Why Do Real Estate Agents Still Exist
A real estate agent acts like a broker between those who want to sell property and those who want to purchase it. Although some people feel that they can use some easily available tools and conduct online research to know about various aspects of buying and selling real estate, many people feel that real estate agents still have an existence and we need them. Let us see some common reasons why real estate agents still exist to mediate between property buyers and sellers.
For more convenience and easy accessibility
One reason why real estate agents have still not become a part of the bygone era is that they have the ease of access to all the information required to crack a housing deal. They know about all types of properties listed by various agents and can help you find the right property within a very short time. You will get all the convenience while your agent speaks to other agents of sellers and fixes up appointments and property tours for you. If you want to sell a property, your agent can directly deal with interested parties, respond to their queries, and again fix up your appointments with them.
For better negotiation
Sometimes while doing a deal with your buyer or seller, you may not want to degrade your image in front of them by pointing out any negative aspects about the property or the deal. In such cases, your agents can do a better job of negotiation by raising your issues and concerns in front of the other party. Thus, they might fetch you a better deal than what you could have cracked.
For better handling of contracts
There are various housing and state laws applicable to property contracts and you might not be aware of all their terms and conditions. If some condition is not properly met, the other party may not take long to sue you for contract breach. In such cases, an experienced real estate agent is the best person who knows how to protect you and when and how any particular contract condition can be altered. Thus, you are in safe hands with a real estate agent mediating your deal.