10 Reasons to Work With a REALTOR®!
Selling your own homes is not brain surgery, according to some, who advocate eschewing the services of a REALTOR® to save on paying the commission. Of course selling your own home is not brain surgery, but it is complex and time-consuming.
Hire a REALTOR® and secure the following advantages:
6. REALTORS® can determine what a property is worth because they have access to the MLS® System and comparables. REALTORS® have the knowledge and experience to market and stage the property, negotiate successfully, and close a deal. REALTORS® marketing and exposure may yield multiple offers. REALTORS® do the paperwork and ensure it is completed properly. REALTORS® help protect the privacy and security of the sellers. REALTORS® qualify buyers before showing the property. That is, REALTORS® ensure people viewing a property can afford to purchase it.
10. REALTORS® can remain objective and are able to deal with facts when marketing a property. REALTORS® can provide objective feedback about why a property is not selling and make recommendations based on experience. REALTORS® are experts in the field, having completed an extensive course of study. REALTORS® are governed by the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of REALTORS®, a Code of Ethics and must adhere to provincial laws. REALTOR® is a registered trademark of the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA). Only salespersons and brokers who are members of CREA, and the NLAR (the local real estate association), can use the term REALTOR®. CREA also owns the MLS® trademark. In Newfoundland and Labrador, the MLS® database is operated by the real estate association, which provides an ongoing inventory of available properties and ensures maximum exposure of properties listed for sale.