Explore the Dangers below, secure in the knowledge that you will not face them alone. Not if you have a savvy buyers broker on your side.
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Looking for a home? Or property to build on? You'll no doubt look at listings. And you'll probably conclude--correctly--that there's a lot you can't find out on your own, and you'd be better off with a real estate professional.True. But without a buyer's representation contract stating otherwise, that real estate agent will most likely be working for the seller.
There is a lot to know about purchasing a home or property beyond just finding a house that you like.
Fortunately, there are brokers who specialize in working for the buyer. You. "Buyer brokers," "buyer's representatives," "buyers' agents'' all represent you in the Challenging, costly thicket that is the real estate market. It's a relatively new field, and such experts as Buyer's brokers are still few and far between, but they're well worth finding.
If you think you save money by going it alone, think again. Picture yourself in these real life examples:
So, now you know the secret! Have fun with the Dangers at the top of this page, secure in the knowledge that you will not face them alone. Not if you have a savvy buyers broker on your side. (Like me, Brian Cafferty, for example.)