Caldwell Board of REALTORS®


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Why choose a REALTOR® ?

Buying a home is the biggest investment most people will ever make, but not all real estate agents are equal. Find out how the experience and training of a Realtor® can help you get into your dream home.

1. What Exactly Is a Realtor?
Not every salesperson with a license to sell real estate is a Realtor. Here are the reasons why you should know the difference.

2. Why You Should Use a Realtor
Buying a home is the largest investment most people will make. Work with a Realtor to get the best professional advice out there.

3. The Real Estate Commission Explained
It might look like a lot of money, but most real estate agents share their commission with at least two others before they get a check.

4. Buyer Agents: Working for You Free of Charge
Home buyers should always have their own agent to represent their interests. Buyer agents are free to you, so why not use one?

5. Listing Agent vs. Buyer Agent: Who Works for You?
If you wouldn’t use your spouse’s attorney to represent you in a divorce, why use the seller’s agent to represent you in a home purchase?

6. What Is Dual Agency?
There are pros and cons to dual agency. Here’s how to know if it works to your best interests.

7. How to Find a Realtor
Get tips on finding and choosing a Realtor to help you navigate through the home buying or selling process.



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For most people, buying a home is the largest financial investment they will ever make. It is the one time you can say you went shopping and spent a quarter of a million dollars (or more). So shouldn’t you work with a REALTOR® to get the best advice possible for that investment?

REALTORS® Facilitate the Process

A REALTOR® is a client advocate, the market expert and the negotiating tiger all wrapped up into one independent contractor. Because REALTORS® are usually solo practitioners, they wear many hats. They are sales people, but they are also marketing directors, social media managers and data analysts all in one.

REALTORS® Offer Great Resources

REALTORS® know the best contractors and can refer them easily to new homeowners and potential sellers. They are the link between all things real estate and the novice.One of the REALTOR®’s most important roles is as the unbiased voice of reason.


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