Nobody knows the market better. A local realtor will know the businesses in the area as well as the schools. They will know the best dog parks and the special places where the locals like to hang out. A local realtor will not only be able to tell you the best cycling routes and running trails they will know the people in the community and have an intimate understanding of the unique nuances you cannot find out about online.
They are invested in the community. Your local realtor is a huge part of what makes your community great. As such your local realtor has a huge incentive to make sure that they provide you with the very best service and ensure the very best outcome for your purchase or sale that is possible.
They’re connected to the community. Real estate transactions are a big deal, with tight timelines encompassing everything from landscaping to legal advice. Mortgage specialists, appraisers, interior designers, stagers, electricians, plumbers, home inspectors, insurance agents, all have a role to play. A local, experienced realtor will have invested heavily in building solid relationships with trustworthy professionals.
Trendsetters. There are so many variables that factor into a real estate transactions, the local economy, the larger economy, the unemployment rate, popular design trends, local market factors. and things like days on the market, list to sale ratios. There is so much data your agent will need to know and use to personalize your particular buying or selling experience.
They take the stress out of the process. A local experienced realtor knows the value. They have seen the comparable properties personally and they have an excellent strategy to price your home competitively to sell for the most money. If you price your home too low you risk losing out on tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars, price it too high and you risk losing out on motivated qualified buyers. #niagararealestate #sellinghomes#realtor