When Asked About Real Estate Myths by Debbi DiMaggio

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MYTH: Home Buyers DO NOT need a Realtor

TRUTH: They do.

This is a myth for both home buyers and home sellers alike.

Let’s just review why a Buyer DOES, in fact, NEED a Realtor when purchasing a home. Or, should certainly consider hiring a qualified Realtor.

Here are the Top 5 Reasons To Partner With A Realtor for Success:

1. The Seller pays the commission so it would be foolish not to take advantage of the opportunity to work with an expert.

2. Would you choose not to hire an attorney if you were being sued?

3. A Realtor will guide you every step of the way; they will counsel, offer advice, break down the process, and dissuade you from potentially making a big wrong decision or many small mistakes.

4. An agent will connect you with a variety of professionals from service providers to reputable lenders and efficient escrow officers, to inspectors, insurance reps, and more.

5. Your agent will provide insight and expertise and know what sorts of questions to ask the listing agent, service providers, lender, insurance agent, etc.

Avoid buying a home with latent issues, getting yourself into trouble, and/or making a huge financial mistake. Working with a knowledgeable agent has a big upside and not working with one may potentially cause you heartache, headaches, and great financial loss.


For more information, please contact Debbi DiMaggio and Adam Betta at 510-414-6777 or Debbi.DiMaggio@CorcoranIcon.com

Debbi DiMaggio and Adam Betta are some of the exclusive agents representing the Oakland / Berkeley / Piedmont, CA real estate market as a member of the Haute Residence Real Estate Network. View all of their listings here:  DiMaggioBettaGroupListings

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