Using a real estate agent to help sell your home ensures a smooth process from listing to closing. In fact, about 90% of buyers and sellers use an agent, and the benefits of having an agent represent you during the sale will ease the stress that comes with listing your house.
Putting a home on the market is no small task, it’s time-consuming and can become overwhelming if you aren’t familiar with the process. If you are considering selling, here is how an agent will help you.
They will price your home correctly
Most importantly, agents have an understanding and expertise of the market trends in your area and will list your house for the best price. Knowing how to properly price a home is one of the most valuable skills an agent has, therefore getting you the most value for what your home is worth. This is exactly what you want and need as a seller.
It’s the agents responsibility to find the right buyers
From marketing to hosting open houses and tapping into their network of clientele, one of the main responsibilities of an agent is strongly advertising your home to potential buyers. They will do this with professional staging for high-quality listing pictures and walk-throughs, hosting open houses, and using their resources to help attract the best buyers with marketing tools. A good agent will also screen unqualified buyers who could potentially further delay or complicate the process.
Real estate agents have an understanding of the process
Seller’s agents are the professional guides helping walk you through beginning to end, from the listing to the closing table. Whether you’re a first-time seller or not, the frustrations and complications are inevitable. With a realtor’s expertise and experience, you will walk away with the most value for your home. In addition, your agent is available to answer any questions you have and will keep you informed throughout the entire process.
Agents handle all of the negotiations
Real estate agents have an understanding of the terms, and it’s their job to negotiate them for you. One of the advantages to going through this process with an agent is that you have a professional who will advocate for you when possible unexpected circumstances or issues come up. From negotiating contingency dates to closing terms, an agent will represent you fairly by properly handling the communication between you and the buyer’s agent client.
Hiring a well-experienced seller’s agent who has your best interest in mind makes all the difference. Charleston Empire Properties has a team of expert agents who are knowledgeable of the local and surrounding market. We work hard to represent our clients with integrity and professionalism, instilling a sense of trust and ease throughout the sale of your home.
If you are ready to sell and want to work with one of our trustworthy agents to ensure a smooth process, contact our team and we will start the conversation. We’re here to help.