If you’re actively looking for a Boston condo for sale, it may be tempting to try and do it yourself, without a Boston buyers agent. After all, the agent isn’t really working for you, right?
There’s a common misconception that Boston condo agents are only working for sellers, but that couldn’t be further from the truth.
When you’re buying a Beacon Hill condo, a real estate agent can help you make the right financial decision while maintaining your sanity.
Real estate agents live and breathe real estate, so they know how to navigate the market unlike anyone else.
The Right Buyers Agent Will Make All the Difference
An experienced Buyer’s Agent will keep you on top of the market, show you hard-to-find homes for sale, negotiate your buying terms, handle the bulk of your paperwork, and more. And it won’t cost you a penny.
In fact, here are the 4 things real estate agents do to eliminate stress from your home-buying process.
1. Help You Find the Right Home
You don’t have to spend hours on Zillow wading through thousands of home listings in your area. Need a home with 2,000 square feet, at least two-and-a-half bathrooms, and a large backyard? Tell your Realtor.
Using your guidelines, they’ll provide you with a list of homes that meet your needs. Realtors have access to many homes that are not actively advertised on public sites like Zillow or Trulia.
2. Negotiate the Terms of Your Contract
In general, Realtors handle the bulk of the paperwork details so you don’t have to!
Contract negotiations are just one example of where it really pays off to have an experienced agent on your side. An experienced agent knows the rules and regulations of buying a home, so they’ll be able to negotiate a contract with the seller to ensure the best terms for you.
3. Prioritize Your Financial Well being
When you enter into an agreement with a real estate agent, their job is to help you build your new investment in a smart way that ultimately protects your money and your interests.
Their obligation is to helping you decide whether a potential home will be a good, and affordable, financial investment for you.
In short, their primary responsibility is to protect you and your finances.
4. Answer All Your Questions
Let’s be real, buying a home is one of the biggest financial investments you’ll ever make! Naturally, you’re bound to have a couple of questions — both before and after the close.
Your Realtor will be there to clear things up, every step of the way.
Ready to Find Your Dream Home?
So are we. If you’d like help finding the perfect Boston high rise condo for sale, please give us a call at 617-721-9504
We’re here to make your life, and your home purchase, as easy and stress-free as possible. Feel free to reach out to us so we can get started.
Over the course of 20 years in the Boston downtown real estate market, John represented and sold numerous, condominiums, investment and development properties in Greater Boston and in the surrounding suburbs
In addition to representing Boston condo buyers and sellers, John is currently one of the most recognized Boston condo blog writers regarding Boston condominiums and residential real estate markets. John's insights and observations about the Boston condo market have been seen in a wide variety of the most established local & national media outlets including; Banker and Tradesman, Boston Magazine The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald and NewsWeek and Fortune magazine, among others.
For over 24 years, John Ford, of Ford Realty Inc., has been actively involved in the real estate industry. He started his career in commercial real estate with a national firm Spaulding & Slye and quickly realized that he had a passion for residential properties. In 1999, John entered the residential real estate market, and in 2000 John Started his own firm Ford Realty Inc. As a broker, his clients have come to love his fun, vivacious, and friendly attitude. He prides himself on bringing honesty and integrity to the entire home buying and selling process. In addition to helping buyers and sellers, he also works with rental clients. Whether you’re looking to purchase a new Boston condo or rent an apartment, you’ll quickly learn why John has a 97% closing rate.
Charles River Park
Surrounding Communities of Boston
John Ford and his staff can be reached at 617-595-3712 or 617-720-5454. Please feel free to stop by John's Boston Beacon Hill office located at 137 Charles Street.
Ford Realty Inc
137 Charles Street
Boston, Ma 02114
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