As a homebuyer, why do I need a Realtor?

With sites like Redfin offering rebates, many homebuyers can do a lot of their research into listings, neighborhoods and the real estate and lending markets online. Why then would they need a Realtor? While such services may save consumers money “up front”, they may be doing so at their own peril. What does a Realtor offer that an online service can’t? Plenty!

First of all, a homebuyer does not pay a dime for a personal Buyer’s Agent like me. I come with good referrals, recognition for my efforts and a track record for helping my clients find the right home and negotiating terms in their best interests. No matter which company is listing a particular home, I can show a prospective buyer EVERY home that is listed. I can help them search for homes on my website, the MLS site and make other contacts until we find the right home. That’s just the beginning.

Once the homebuyer chooses a home, there is background research to be done, drafting of the offer, negotiating with the seller, the inspection phase, more negotiation, working with the lender and more. What a Full Service Realtor like me brings to the table is a team of partners who works in the buyer’s best interests ALWAYS.

Finally, since my main buyer-theme is, “I don’t sell houses – they sell themselves,” you won’t get a hard sell from me! Since I’m a full-service, full-time Broker, I keep busy and therefore, you won’t get a hard sell from me!

Still not sure if you need a Realtor or if an online service might do? Please contact me for a free no obligation consultation. I’m a full-time, full-service Realtor ready to serve you!

Working for you,

Marti Reeder

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About Marti Reeder

I am a full-time, full-service REALTOR® for John L. Scott, Kent-Covington, Washington. Serving primarily the South Puget Sound, my goal is to provide my clients with first class service and to make the home buying or home selling process as simple as possible.

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