South Florida Real Estate Specialists

Why Use a Realtor®?

Whether you're buying or selling a home, your Realtor® can help make your real estate transaction a successful one. They are with you every step of the way throughout the transaction from start to finish.

When BUYING a home, a Realtor®...

  • Has the most information in one place about what is on the market,including homes listed by other Realtors®. You won't waste time looking at unsuitable homes.
  • Helps you determine how much home you can afford, how you can acquire the down payment and what financing options may be open to you.
  • Can help you find the home best suited to your needs- size, style, features, location, accessibility to schools, transportation, shopping, etc.
  • Can supply information on real estate values, taxes, utility costs, municipal services and facilities.
  • Can suggest simple changes that could make a prospective home more suitable for you and improve its utility and value.
  • Has no emotional ties to a home, can be objective about it and can point out its advantages and disadvantages.
  • Acts as an agent between you and the seller to present offers and counter-offers until an agreement is reached.
  • Is bound by a Code of Ethics and pledges to protect and promote the interest of the buyer by providing fair treatment for all parties involved in the transaction.

    When SELLING a home, a Realtor®...
  • Is bound by a Code of Ethics and pledges to protect and promote the interests of the seller by providing fair treatment for all parties involved in the transaction.
  • Is knowledgeable of the market and gives you the quickest exposure to the maximum number of buyers.
  • Qualifies prospects as to their affordable price range and housing needs.
  • Knows current real estate values and can help you set a realistic, competitive price. This skilled professional knows how to merchandise your home effectively.
  • Is familiar with the local home-loan market and can help you determine whether seller-assisted financing may expedite your sale.
  • Can figure the net proceeds from your sale, taking into account your outstanding loan balance, closing costs and possible owner financing.
  • Can tap an even larger market through referrals and marketing techniques.
  • Frees you from the problems associated with showing our home. The Realtor® handles phone inquiries, appointments, showings and negotiations of the contract.
  • Maintains objectivity in presenting offers and counter-offers.
  • Can familiarize you with the closing procedures by explaining them all in advance.

    Shouldn't you be using a Realtor®?