Why Use a Realtor to Sell Your Home?

If the founder of For Sale By Owner used a Realtor to sell his personal house, then it is obvious that the smart decision to get the job done of selling your property is to hire an experienced Realtor.  This gentleman doesn’t practice what he made a lot of money off selling.  Please see the following news article for more information.


A Realtor has unlimited resources to assist you in your search. They also can help you negotiate with a For-Sale-By-Owner. Your Realtor can also represent you with a new home builder.  Your Realtor can help you negotiate price, financing, terms, date of possession and requested repairs. He/she can provide you information on local communities, utilities, zoning, schools, etc. They will help you with homes inspections for termites, dry rot, asbestos, faulty structures, roof conditions, septic systems and much more thought their network of qualified professional. They will guide you through the whole process up to and beyond closing.

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The current real estate market in the Greater Phoenix, AZ area can be complicated. The vast majority of houses for sale are distressed sales that in some form or fashion involve a bank or a mortgage servicer.  There are foreclosure properties (REO) where the bank owns the property already and they are trying to liquidate their inventory as they are not in the business of holding real estate properties on their books.  The other type are short sale properties in which the current owner of the property attempts to sell the property for less than what they owe.  In order to do this, the bank has to approve this type of sale.  There is an art in negotiating short sales; therefore, hiring an experience Short Sale Realtor is very important as he/she will be able to look after the seller’s best interests when dealing with the bank.

Contact Kelly Cook and the Cook & Associates Real Estate Advisors today!