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What is a Buyer’s Agent and Why do I Need One?
In essence, a buyer’s agent is a coach for people looking to buy property. They take the stress out of the experience as your eyes, ears and voice on the ground.
But a good buyer’s agent won’t just do the doing for you, they’ll bring you along on the journey, so that you learn the industry’s ins and outs and the best ways to achieve success. Working with a buyer’s agent can be a very educational and rewarding experience, particularly if you’re looking to repeat the process down the track.
As real estate professionals, with years of selling experience, we know what it takes to secure the right place, at the right price, at the right time. We’ve been on the other end, so we have an inside edge.
We know the tricks of the trade, when to apply tactics, and how to open closed doors. We pride ourselves on being connected and offering real transparency into the market.
So, what do we do specifically?
We collaborate with you to facilitate every element of the buying process – from researching to negotiation. Our services include, but are not limited to:
- Search – we locate properties (on and off market) that match your brief.
- Shortlist – we conduct in-depth suburb and area analysis, identify the true value of properties, and arrange building and pest inspections, and strata and title searches.
- Secure – we efficiently navigate regulatory requirements, liaise with mortgage brokers and conveyancers, and negotiate with agents and property developers.
- Bid – we stand in for you at auction, using experienced tactics to win without wavering from the agreed ceiling price.
- Close – we handle the administrative paperwork from start to finish.
So, why do you need a buyer’s agent?
Sure, you can do all of the above yourself, however, smart buyers use buyer’s agents.
As the Australian and global property markets continue to go from strength to strength, our services are no longer a luxury, but a necessity needed to level the playing field and make the market work for you.
Whereas in the past buyer’s agents were typically used as a service for the time-poor, expats, overseas investors, and those who need third-party help to settle differences, today, everyone has or wants one.
We offer a professional service that affects one of the biggest monetary investments of your life. Your buyer’s agent sits within a broader remit of professional services like lawyers, business advisors and financial planners – equipped to unlock potential through future-proofed strategies.
And it makes financial sense. The old saying “time is money” has never been more appropriate. House prices are expected to increase by 30 per cent over the next three years – thanks in part to the big banks committing to historically low interest rates, which in turn are increasing home loan applications and market competition.
On average, it takes our Maker Advisory buyer’s agents just under eight weeks from signing a new client to signing settlement papers. What our clients pay in buyer’s agent fees is often a fraction of the price of what they would have paid had they waited months to get into the market and purchase.
So, why choose Maker?
Whether you are looking to make lifetime memories with your family in your forever home or seeking an investment opportunity to grow your property portfolio and income, a buyer’s agent has the guidance, support and connection you need to fast track your dreams and goals.
About Reece Coleman.
Very few real estate professionals in Australia understand the national and global market like Reece Coleman. A licensed agent and a global relocation professional of close to 20 years, Reece has an unmatched track record of making home buyers’ dreams come true and building and growing investment portfolios.
As Head of Advisory at Maker Advisory, Reece is considered the voice of buyers in Australia and is driven to make the market work for you.
View Reece's profile here.
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