A little while ago, I was wondering... why do consumers and potential home buyers call the agent that represents the seller in order to see a home and potentially make an offer on it?
Well there are probably lots of reasons. Here may be a few:
1. They think buying a house is like buying a car: You have to go to each and every car dealership and dirt lot to see all the inventory.
2. They think that the agent with the sign has insider knowledge about the home that other agents can't find out.
3. They think the agent with all the signs in the neighbourhood is the neighbourhood "specialist".
4. Their agent is too busy and they don't want to bother them.
5. They think that by only having one agent involved in the purchase/sale that they can get a better deal on the home.
Let's provide some clarity on these points...
1. Inventory: If a homeowner hires their agent to put up their property for sale and doesn't allow them to share the property's listing with other agents then that is called an exclusive...