ASK YOUR REALTOR

April 22, 2016

Caskey and Caskey

Manhattan Beach Realtor

IT’S OKAY TO GET PERSONAL WITH YOUR REALTOR

When you’re on the hunt for a new home, you’ve got many, many options. You can always hunt for yourself, and find the best property for yourself and your family, or you can reduce your effort while still getting the best deal by going through a realtor. A realtor is a person who is bound by a code of ethics to assist and protect you. Realtors will be there for you to answer questions, do research, and find a property that meets your needs and most of your wants. When you’ve got a realtor, you’ve got a great help with anything that you may need while you’re getting ready to buy your home.

WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT THE PROPERTY?

This is where someone like a realtor is especially useful. Asking what they like about any property that they are recommending to you is a great way to see how they think, which can tell you more about how they can help your and your family get through a house hunt. If you mesh well with your realtor, and feel that their way of thinking, searching, and showing is exactly what you need for your search, you’ve got an extremely valuable resource at your fingertips. You now know you can have conversations with your realtor about anything related to finding your new home, and they will help you to the best of their abilities.

WHAT WOULD YOU RECOMMEND FOR MY FAMILY?

After a realtor understands exactly what it is that you need, as well as what fringe benefits you’re looking for, they can give you a much better idea of what you would find satisfying. Realtors will have several properties that meet the basic requirements that you set out for a new home, but they will be able to direct you to the ones that most closely match your needs, pay attention to what you don’t like, and take notes that they will use while they continue searching for you.

HAS THERE BEEN ANY NEFARIOUS ACTIVITY ON THE PROPERTY?

Not every home’s history is one filled with light and love. Some homes have reports of paranormal activity, which can make most homeowners nervous. Paranormal activity includes reports of ghost sightings, possible demonic possession, and unexplained phenomena in the home or anywhere on the property. While explanations for the phenomena vary, this is something that can prove to be off-putting for many home buyers, and anyone interested in the property deserves to know this information. The same applies to drug use on the property, and murders that took place, no matter who the perpetrator of the crimes were.

DO YOU HAVE ANY PROPERTIES LIKE THIS ONE?

If you fall in love with a property, but something essential is missing, and can’t be added without a large expense, don’t be afraid to ask if there is another, similar property to this one that you love, but isn’t quite what you’re looking for. Your realtor will, more than likely, already have a list of alternatives ready for you to see. Your realtor is someone on whom you can rely during a long, and difficult process.