I saw this article from The KCM Blog and rang very true: 5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional
“The real estate market is a place where most people will make their largest investment ever. It is a place where fortunes can be, and often are, made. It is not a place, however, for you to ‘wing it’.
“While the myriad TV shows about real estate make the process look so simple – it’s not really that simple… they make it seem like all you need to do is slap a for sale by owner sign in the yard, have one open house with fresh flowers and fresh baked cookies and bam! SOLD! in one day….
“You need a professional, full time, well educated, ethical and trustworthy REALTOR to represent you whether buying or selling real estate.”
In my 26 years working in Real Estate I can tell you that you’re better off hiring a Real Estate Pro. I know from first-hand experience the amount of paper work and negotiations you need to do to own a home is sometimes overwhelming to a Home Buyer. And beyond paperwork, there is the experience of being a RE Pro that you will want on your side.
I’m sharing this article with you in hopes to assist in your home buying experience. I’ve seen people try to go about buying a house without an Agent and usually it winds up in heart ache.
Lynn Tardibuono is Co-Owner/ Realtor® and Flipper Chick of Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate, family owned and run since 1988 in Northern CA. www.sunpacmortgage.com. BRE license #01464899