Do I Need a Buyer Agent?

Buying a home could easily be one of the most expensive and important purchases you will ever make.  So, wouldn’t you want to proceed with care?  Hiring a trustworthy Realtor will not only make the home buying process easier to understand, but will act as a guide to get you safely to the other side of a deal.

thumbs-up-people-ntWhat will a buyer’s agent do for me?

  • Negotiate price and conditions on your behalf
  • Advise you on price and terms based on the current and local market
  • Point out strengths and weaknesses of a home
  • Discover key seller and housing facts, where applicable
  • Assist with inspections and repair negotiations
  • Located a trustworthy settlement company
  • Remind you of important deadlines  – what needs to be done when

The most beneficial aspect of hiring a Realtor is to have a someone promoting your best interests.  Buying a home is a large investment and it’s important to have a knowledgeable agent to guide you.  Besides…hiring a buyer agent is typically free!

Hampton Roads Real-e-statement is written by Alyssa Godwin, a Realtor with Liz Moore and Associates. For questions regarding buying or selling contact Alyssa at 757-329-6161 or You can also find Alyssa on Facebook or on the web at