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You see them where you live: the brightly colored realty signs stuck into front lawns trying to get your attention. In this economy, realty companies need to do whatever they can to attract your business.
Home shopping can be a long, tedious process and even though you are excited about becoming a home owner, before you shop for a home, you need to choose from many realty companies before you find the right one.
You will want to select a company whose agents know exactly what you are looking for, are willing to show you homes in your price range and will listen to hear exactly what you do want. Make sure you look for agents that are willing to listen to you and will do their job to scope out exactly what you want. You need to do a search of realty companies with agents who are willing to work with you personally, who you have a good rapport with and who you can trust.
Realty companies make their money when you spend yours, so make sure the agent you choose is reputable and will work with your interest in mind.
Searching realty companies can be trying at times, but rewarding as well because when you find the home the agent thinks will be perfect for you, you’ll both know it!
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|