Q: What is a buyer's agent?
A: A trusted guide who'll help you find a home.
Here are a few of the ways that a qualified buyer's agent can assist you:
Find the right property. After determining what the clients are looking for and what they can afford, the agent will schedule appointments to tour homes that fit the bill.
- Negotiate the offer. The buyer's agent may advise clients on an appropriate price to offer and present it to the seller's agent.
- Recommend other professionals. A buyer's agent should also be able to refer you to reliable mortgage brokers, real estate attorneys, home inspectors, movers, and other real estate professionals.
- Help overcome setbacks. If the home inspector's report or appraisal brings new issues to light, a buyer's agent may advise you on how to proceed with the transaction, and then