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The Role of the Real Estate Agent

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María Eugenia Zelaya

Date Published: 2022-05-02

A Real Estate Agent, besides supporting you in the purchase or sale of a real estate property, can also help you and offer you a large number of benefits such as the following:

  • Market knowledge: A Real Estate Agent knows the market, knows what to do at all times to accelerate the sales process. He or she is a specialized professional.
  • Advertising your property: They know the best ways to promote your property.
  • MLS (Multiple Listing Services): Every Real Estate or Realtor has access to a property listing system called Multiple Listing Services or MLS. This system provides communication between the Realtors, which facilitates that the offer of the property you wish to promote reaches multiple Agents.
  • More security and time to serve customers: The Realtors can reach customers long before you’ll be able to do so, which results in increased safety for you.
  • Legal issues: The knowledge that ensures the license of a Real Estate Agent helps avoid basic problems that may arise in the process of buying or selling a real estate property.
  • Negotiation: An experienced Real Estate Agent can negotiate much better the sale of a property to your benefit.
  • Speculators and scammers: You have decided to sell your property by yourself and put up a sign that says, “Sold by the owner.” Many people will come to you with incredible stories and will strive to take advantage of your inexperience. A Real Estate Agent is trained to deal with this type of modus operandi.


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