Looking for the Secrets to a Stress Free Transaction in Costa Mesa?
Here it is, courtesy of an infographic:Stress Free Transaction Infographic
Here’s what a good agent does who represents a buyer:
In all seriousness, a good buyer’s agent acts like a quarterback and directs the buyers on what is to be done and in what sequence. Typically, a buyer should only be handling paper requests from a lender (updated W-2s’, updated financial docs, info requests) and interfacing with the Realtor for all other aspects of a transaction. Why? A good buyer’s agent who acts like a quarterback takes all the stress from the transaction by dealing with escrow, interfacing with the lender, making sure all parties are on track, and dealing with the seller’s agent and/or the sellers.
It does take some experience to understand how to do this properly, and oftentimes when you work with a team or #1 producing agent you get a run around or diluted experience. You may have to deal with assistants, team members, deal directly with the lender and the escrow office. Trust me, that is a lot to take on as a buyer, and if you are a first time buyer, it’s a huge task. There are a lot of moving parts, so trust me when I say it is a lot easier to work directly with a good realtor who will do all the heavy lifting for you and keep you on track.
So whats’s the Secrets to a Stress Free Transaction in Costa Mesa? Picking the right realtor, of course! Be sure to interview the agent in his or her office to get comfortable for how they work, and most importantly how they will work on your behalf.
Costa Mesa realtor Colin Delaney has represented numerous buyer and lots of first time buyers in Costa Mesa real estate purchases. He can be reached at 714.743.9882 for a call/text or via his email.