HOME BUYING TIPS - CONTINUED

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Real Estate Agent with RONCK REALTY, INC.
http://actvra.in/gfX

PCSing to Tinker AFB, OK?  Contemplating buying a home in Oklahoma City near Tinker AFB.   Don't know where to start, here are few tips for you.

An agent should be a local expert who understands the nuances of location.  Agents can tell you if homes north of a certain street are better than homes south of it, for instance.

After helping you find the right home in Oklahoma near the base or nearby suburbs, your agent will manage the process of putting in an offer and negotiating the sale. The agent should explain the steps of the process from the beginning and keep in constant communication with you.

So, is an agent necessary? Considering that a buyers agent usually doesn't cost a cent, it doesn't make much sense to go without one.  A buyers agent makes a commission that the seller pays, though this sometimes is worked into the final sale price. If you buy a home without an agent, you could save on the purchase price, but it's not a certainty.

Compared to what you give up in negotiating power, a good agent can earn back their commission and then some by finding ways to talk the price down, etc...   A buyer may not know which reports are necessary, which inspections to get, whom to contact, how to rank and address problems that come up, and whether something is a deal-breaker. An agent who spends every day entrenched in the home buying process will be familiar with these things.

If I can be of further assistance to you and your family to make your transitions to Tinker AFB   smoother - whether to rent or buy a home.  Please don't hesitate to call me on my cell phone or email me.

 

 

 

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Really good information in your post. I liked that you explained that the buyers agent usually cost the buyer nothing.

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