Finding the Right Partner for your Purchase
written by Heidi Marshall
Be a Proactive Purchaser
Purchasing a home for the first time can be an emotional roller coaster. From the idea of purchasing to going to the closing table, I'd be honored to be your guide through the process.
Having the right partner with you on this journey is the most important aspect of purchasing a home. Whether its me, or another agent, I want you to feel 100% that you are working with someone that is fully engaged in supporting YOU!
To aid you in your search, here are some questions you can ask your potential real estate candidates:
The Agent Perspective
I highly recommend meeting with a potential partner for coffee. Get to know them as a person. Depending on your price range, location, and home requirements, you may spend quite a bit of time with your agent. Make sure you feel 100% about the partnership.
Agents also have requirements from the Colorado Real Estate Commission (CREC) that must be followed. If your agent provides you with a Brokerage Disclosure to Buyer...they are doing their job and are making sure they are in compliance. Don't run away from this document...it's a disclosure and will not solidify an agency agreement...that comes a little later and you will learn about all the contracts from your trusted agent.
Some questions a potential agent may ask you when you meet are: