Property transactions are one of those things in life that you don't decide on every day. Everyone will advise you to take your time, evaluate your options and try to get the most out of it. But, what if you're too busy to take proper care of it?
Relax! There are some qualified professionals who can assist you (for a fee, of course) whether you want to buy a house or sell one. These people - estate agents - provide several benefits for people on a tight schedule.
Let's see what an estate agent can do for you:
Estate agents can handle the whole process themselves but if you want to get more involved in it you have to let them know. After hiring their services, an agent should:
Estate agents traditionally charge between 1 and 3.5 per cent of the final sale price of your property, although this is highly negotiable. You should, however, be careful not to fall for the lowest fee but to check the one that's most suitable for you.
Contact estate agents and let them know about your requirements as a buyer. They'll match this to any current offerings they might have and let you know about it. Depending on their service, they may also advertise your requirements for any potential seller to fulfil.
The National Association of Estate Agents
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