In this fast-paced world where you can find any answer on Google, some may question the benefits of hiring a real estate professional when buying or selling a home in Albuquerque. The fact is that the more information you find, the more you may get confused. Information overload is a real possibility when you start searching for a new home in Albuquerque, or when you decide to sell your home.
It’s like if you were to go on a safari. Would you just go out in the middle of the Serengeti and hope for the best? Or would you hire an experienced guide that would help you get the most from your experience while keeping you safe? The same goes for real estate. There are many great things you can accomplish, but you need someone with experience to help you attain your goals without falling prey to wild lions, as it were.
The right agent is the person who can truly walk you through the whole process, look out for your best interest, and seamlessly lead you through all the steps along the way. In today’s complex market, the way we execute real estate transactions is changing constantly, especially as more elements can be done virtually. Making sure you have the best advice on your side is more important than ever.
How do you choose the perfect agent?
Trust is the most important criteria for finding the right agent. Is the agent trusted in the community as well as the real estate industry? What is their track record? An agent can’t give you perfect advice because it’s impossible to know exactly what’s going to happen at every turn – especially in this unique market in Albuquerque. A true professional agent can, however, give you the best advice possible based on the information and situation at hand, helping you make the necessary adjustments and best decisions along the way. The right agent – the professional – will get you the best offer available. That’s exactly what you want and deserve.
What do you need to trust your agent to do?
1. Navigate the Process
There are over 230 possible steps that take place during a successful real estate transaction. Don’t you want someone who has been there before, someone who knows what these actions are, to ensure you have a positive selling experience?
2. Negotiate on Your Behalf
Hiring an experienced agent can save you thousands, perhaps tens of thousands of dollars. You need someone who can keep it all together, from the buyer submitting an original offer, to the possible renegotiation of that offer after a home inspection, to the potential cancelation of the deal based on a troubled appraisal, and the finally the closing.
3. Price Your House Competitively
There’s so much information in the news and on the Internet about home sales, prices, and mortgage rates. How do you know what’s going on in Albuquerque? Who do you turn to in order to competitively and correctly price your home at the beginning of the selling process?
Hiring a trusted professional who has a finger on the pulse of the market and is eager to help you learn will make your experience an informed and educated one. You need someone who’s going to tell you the truth, not just what they think you want to hear.
The Sandi Pressley Team meets all the above criteria. Sandi and her talented team of real estate professionals have helped hundreds of people buy and sell homes in Albuquerque for decades. In fact, Sandi Pressley has been rated the #1 top selling Realtor in Albuquerque, as well as the entire state of New Mexico, for 32 consecutive years! Give us a call today at (505) 263-2173 to see how we can make your dream of buying or selling a home in Albuquerque a reality.
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