BUYERS - WHY USE AN ESTATE AGENT?

 

  • The agent knows the area
  • Agent knows the Prices
  • Agent knows the sold prices
  • Should have a good knowledge of what is available at what price
  • Have a good idea if the asking price is too high
  • Agents can get the best finance rates
  • Can negotiate the prices down, if properties are overpriced
  • Will look for the best negotiated offer
  • Will solve disputes
  • Is an independent party
  • Will advise when buyer should pay full price
  • What about hidden defects?
  • What are the buyer’s obligations?
  • What are the seller’s obligations?
  • How will the buyer know if the conveyancer is doing their job properly?
  • Occupation on a specific date or on registration of the property?
  • Who will explain the sale agreement to the buyer?
  • How is the finance linked to the sale?
  • Can a buyer do alterations before the registration of the sale?
  • Who pays what fees?