Negotiation is a subtle art in real estate, but skilled negotiators can usually find some common ground that satisfies all parties. On the other hand, using the wrong negotiation tactics can sink a
Hire An Agent Who Moves Fast
Real estate markets across the U.S. are fast-paced right now. Homes are selling within hours, rather days. Home buyers are struggling to find the right house before someone else has put it under contract. The pressure to beat out other home buyers is intense.
Home buying is already an emotional experience without the pressures of the market. Adding on the market's intensity is enough to make anyone go insane. If you’re experiencing this problem as a home buyer in your local market, here is a tip on how to help break through the competition and beat the other competing buyers to your next home purchase.
Hire an agent who moves fast!! Not all real estate agents are created equal, and some work with more sellers than buyers. Other may work part time, or are not very tech savvy. There are many different kinds of agents, so you need to be smart about who you choose to help you find your home.
Find an aggressive agent who can meet you in a timely manner. You stand the best chance of this by working with one who works with mostly homebuyers. Buyer's agents are very in-tune with the current struggles that fast-paced markets present. They understand how time is of the essence when shopping for a home in a hot market.
By choosing an agent who moves fast and simplifies the process, you can beat other buyers to the punch and get the home you’re interested in under contract. The internet and technology have changed the real estate industry dramatically over the past few years. While some professionals have adapted well, others are still trying to catch up – choose wisely!
Brittany Manning is a REALTOR® at Boise Premier Real Estate in Meridian, ID. Brittany was raised on a potato farm in Burley, ID and graduated from Idaho State University in 2003. Since becoming an....