by Jason Gelios REALTOR®
Oftentimes home buyers looking at newly built homes get drawn in by the multiple features available by the builder. It is important to know that a REALTOR® in your corner can be an asset. When purchasing a new build you want to make sure that everything is completed and done properly in your best interest.
Here are the top 5 reasons why you should have a REALTOR® guide you through this process:
1. Negotiating power
Having an experienced professional on your side can mean the difference between you getting the best deal possible or losing at the closing table. Knowledgeable REALTORS® know what it takes to negotiate effectively for you.
2. Guiding you through what is included in the builders 'base price'
Many times the model home that is available i decked out with all the bells and whistles. Knowing what is included in your base price of the home means you have an accurate number of what you will be getting at that price.
3. A REALTOR® can explain the contracts and what everything means; plus making sure all the right documents are in place.
It is a must to have all the right documents involved when purchasing a new or used home. Understanding what you are signing is very important too.
4. REALTORS® can provide an insight on different neighborhoods and the quality of a builder.
An experienced REALTOR® will be in the know about what is happening in there industry. This is very important to ensure you get the best builder for your new home build.
5. A REALTOR® can make sure you get the best value for your money.
While you may be drooling over the new home smell and shiny fixtures, a REALTOR® will be looking at the details of your deal to make sure you get the best value possible.
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Jason Gelios is a Husband and Father. After that, a Top Producing REALTOR®, Author of the book Think like a REALTOR®, Creator of The AskJasonGelios Real Estate Show and an Expert Media contributor.