7 Benefits of Working with a Realtor

Posted on Thursday, May 13, 2021

If you’ve made the decision to purchase a new-build home, you may also have decided that you don’t need to engage the services of a Realtor. That would be a mistake. As helpful as your builder’s representative is, no one is better at helping buyers navigate the home buying process than a licensed agent.

Here are seven benefits of working with a Realtor.

Realtors Keep You on Budget

Your Realtor can help you create the home of your dreams and make sure you stay within your budget. Because they know the communities and builders, they can point you toward the ones that include your must-haves at a price you can afford. They will walk through model homes with you and let you know which of the upgrades showcased will add value to your home.

They Know the Communities

Texas is full of master-planned communities. A Realtor will know which communities are right for you because they spend a lot of time in them. They know which ones have walking trails, onsite schools and pools. They also know where to go for date night, which high school boasts a winning team and where to shop for holiday gifts.

They Save You Time

With today’s technology, you can search for, find and even buy a home without stepping outside your office. That takes precious time away from things like work and family. Realtors can do the looking for you and do it better. They attend builder and master-planned community events all of the time, so they can weed out builders and floor plans that don’t meet your criteria.

They Hold Themselves to a Higher Standard

Realtors are professionals who are trained to prioritize your needs. They follow guidelines, principles and ethical standards to ensure trust in themselves and their profession. It is not in their interest to steer you in the wrong direction or give you bad advice.

They are Experts

 Realtors are experts in mortgages, contracts, negotiation and coordination. They will help you find the right lender and loan, negotiate with the builder on your behalf and take the lead if you have concerns or questions about your contract. It’s their job to keep you from making mistakes.

They are Motivated

Realtors are most often independent contractors. That’s means they don’t get paid unless they find you a home. This makes them very motivated. Often, they get new clients based on referrals from old ones so they will do the best job they possibly can for you.

They Know Vanbrooke

Your Realtor has probably already visited Vanbrooke, toured our models and spoken with our builders’ representatives. They are also aware of any move-in-ready homes we have available. That means they can show you your dream home as soon as you retain them.