I’m buying a newly constructed home – should I use a Realtor?

Logo of the National Association of Realtors.

Logo of the National Association of Realtors. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When you are buying new construction, chances are the builder will have a Realtor representing him to help him market the home and to take care of all the details while he or she concentrates on building the home. That Realtor represents the builder’s interests primarily but could also become a dual agent and represent a buyer too. This is ok but what you really want is your own Realtor who is only representing you.

One of the key advantages to having your own Realtor is that your agent will negotiate on

your behalf and maintain the most powerful tool a buyer has: The willingness to impartially advise a buyer to walk away from a deal that is not in the buyer’s interests. That negotiating tactic may not be as effective when a Realtor is representing both the buyer and seller.

Plus it doesn’t cost you anymore to have your very own Realtor.

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About saporitorealtor

I am a Realtor working in south Louisiana to help my clients with their real estate investments. Whether it's buying, selling or building a portfolio of investment properties, I will advise you every step of the way. Coldwell Banker One 5025 Bluebonnet Blvd. Baton Rouge, LA 70809 225-925-2500 or 225-335-5970 ssaporito@coldwellbankerone.com www.scottsaporito.com
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