Buying a Home
Buying a home is one of the most important decisions most people make in their lifetime. When you hire an agent to represent your needs as a buyer, they are there to represent YOUR best interests.
Some Common Questions
Q: What exactly is a Buyer’s Agent?
A: A real estate agent that represents the Buyer exclusively and has minimal responsibilities to the seller.
Q: What will hiring a Buyer’s Agent cost?
A: Hiring an agent to represent you will most likely not cost you anything. When a seller lists their home for sale, they have already agreed to pay a commission. The listing agent offers the home for sale on the MLS and includes a buyer’s agent commission in that agreement.
Q: Why should I use Agent Christne Gilmour of Equity - St. George?
A: Chris can assist you in the selection process by providing objective information about the home. Your Equity Agent has access to resources to help you determine the best offering price for the property such as, how long the home has been on the market, what other homes are selling for, etc.
A: Chris can help you negotiate. There are many factors other than price that will affect your decision to buy a home. Other factors that may affect your home buying process are financing, terms, date of possession, inspections, etc.
A: Chris can help you navigate your way to a successful closing. There can be many obstacles throughout the home buying process. Your Equity Agent is trained to help you overcome the detours and resolve any potential issues to move forward to a successful closing.