Buying real estate in Sequim or Port Angeles? Did you know that you could save a lot of money if you are represented by an Exclusive Buyer’s Agent? The difference between an ordinary agent and an agent 100% committed to assisting buyers could make all the difference for you.
|A Seller’s Agent||An Exclusive Buyer’s Agent|
|Can show you all the homes in the MLS (Olympic
Multiple Listing Service).
|Will show you all the homes in the MLS, For Sale By Owner properties, pre-foreclosures, and foreclosures.|
|Can tell you the price the seller’s are asking for homes but cannot suggest an offering price.||Will calculate the fair market value of the home for you, and assist you in developing an offering price by using
comparable sales data.
|Can provide “raw” information on comparable homes that have sold in the area. Not allowed to interpret that data for you.||Will provide and interpret information on comparable homes that have sold in the area and help you formulate an offering price and negotiating strategy.|
|Can convey your offer to the seller or their agent and convey their response back to you.||Will negotiate on your behalf through the entire home buying process offering advice and information every step of
|Can provide you with a “list” of title companies, home inspectors, and other professionals for you to choose from but cannot recommend any particular company or professional.||Will recommend title companies, inspectors, and other professional services you will need!|
|May tell you some general information about the seller.||Can tell you everything they can find out about the seller and their motivation for selling!|
|Must tell the seller everything they know about you, your financial status, and your motivation for buying.||Will keep any information about you confidential if it would weaken your negotiating position!|
|“Thinks” in Seller’s terms (i.e.: Get the highest price possible for the home)||“Thinks” in Buyer’s terms (i.e.: Get the lowest possible price and best terms for the Buyer, not the Seller).|
Why wouldn’t you use an Exclusive Buyer’s Agent? Email email@example.com or call his cell at 360-775-5424.
Last Updated on August 6, 2008 by Chuck Marunde
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