4 Real Estate Myths Debunked!

All Real Estate Agents are the Same
One of the most common real estate myths is that all real estate agents are the same.  This myth can lead to buyers and sellers making big mistakes when selecting a real estate agent to represent their interests.  Every agent has different skills, different experience levels, and different traits.

In our office we have agents who are working on completing their second year, and agents who have been in real estate for twenty years or more and each agent specializes in something different. Our key factors that we thinks makes a great real estate agent is familiarity and experience of the area;  with that, we can help give you our best knowledge and help you find the home you have always wanted.

Selling A Home “For Sale By Owner” Saves Lots of MoneyWhy-For-Sale-by-Owner-Sales-Fail
The main reason sellers believe that selling their home “for sale by owner” is a good idea is because it will save them lots of money.  This is a common real estate myth.  It would be great if selling homes was as simple as putting a for-sale sign in the front yard of a home, input the home into the MLS, and watch it sell, but it is not.

The expertise of a real estate agent can help you get your home sold quicker than if you attempt to do it on you own. We can help you adequately and fairly price your home so it gets sold as fast as we can. We are also there for you when handling the transaction to make the process go as smoothly as possible for your convenience.

Getting Pre-Approved Is Done After Finding Your Perfect Home
One of the hardest myth to break for real estate agents relates to financing.  Many home buyers believe that getting pre-approved doesn’t need to take place until they have found their perfect home. This is a huge mistake for many reasons.

A buyer should be and want to be pre-approved for a mortgage before they house hunt.  House hunting can be time consuming, exciting, frustrating, and many other things.  Before getting involved in a full out search for that perfect home, eliminate the chances of any disappointment down the road by getting a pre-approval from a mortgage lender.  A buyer can be devastated if they find a home they love, write an offer, and have it accepted only to find out in the future they have been declined for a mortgage.

Real Estate Agents Only Can Show Their Own Companies Listings
Real estate agents who belong to their local real estate board and MLS have access to any listing that is multiple listed. A common real estate myth is that real estate agents can only show their own listings or their own companies listings. This is false.

We can show you any house within the county, even ones you find off of Zillow, that is within your price range and desired accommodations. Whether that is our listing or it’s from another office, we do our best to make You happy first!

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