Your Agent and Designing a Home

– Crystal Vagnier – Select Group – Writer/Editor

Not many buyers will consider the notion of consulting their Realtor® when it comes to designing and building a new home. An obvious go-to would be contractors and inspectors; Realtors® though could offer a different angle and expertise you may not have considered before. Consulting with a real estate agent regarding any type of real estate transaction is always best. You don’t want to get stuck in a situation like a delayed closing or paying more than you should have. Having your Realtor® by your side can help alleviate any aggravation during the process of a new home being built. Before making the purchase, a Realtor® can assist in the following ways:

It’s Who You Know. Realtors® love working and recommending their preferred vendors. Before saying yes to someone, ask to see if the builders are vetted and reliable. We work with only the best and it’s in our interest to offer you services that are guaranteed to satisfy.

Negotiation. It’s what we do, so let us handle it for you! Utilize our tricks of the trade and know-how to get you the best deal with the builder. If we can’t work out a price drop, sometimes we can find additional upgrades just for you.

A Support System. Real estate transactions can be tough especially when it’s starting from the ground up. We are designed to be here for you every step of the way. Questions about the electrical or pondering a new design? Ask us for our advice and opinion and we’d be happy to offer you our thoughts and expertise. We’re here to make sure your transaction stays on track.

I am here as your neutral third-party advocate. Contact me today if you have your eye on a specific property. I’m happy to walk through all the steps so that your new customized home is in tip-top shape!

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