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What To Look For In A Realtor

You're looking to buy a property where you can live your life in relative comfort. But then, the question arises, how do you go about it?

The answer is a bit obvious, isn't it? You need a realtor! A good one at that! One who won't swindle you out of your hard-earned money, and one who is experienced enough to know precisely what you want and where you want it. 

Choosing a home can be an exciting experience. However, it is easy to get caught up in the excitement and make a wrong choice as a result.

You need not worry too much, though. Our article will explain all the key things you have to look out for in choosing a realtor. Read on!

#1. Knowledge of the Local Area

Buying a home is a big decision, and you don't want to leave anything to chance. If you're looking to buy a home where you can truly live, a realtor with extensive knowledge of the area will be able to find you a house that'll satisfy your needs and make you happy in the long run. Maybe you're looking to buy a home with access to good schools, restaurants, and shopping. Perhaps, you want a home in a quiet neighborhood away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Whatever your needs are, a realtor with local knowledge will be able to point you in the right direction.

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#2. Communication and Honesty

Communication is really important and often underrated. Experience is all well and good. But having a realtor who understands your precise property needs is critical. This is more comfortable than procuring the services of a realtor that's vastly experienced but believes that his own opinions trump your own desires. Choose someone real for you!

#3. Consider Risk Mitigation

You should endeavor to seek a realtor who comes out plain to you on the risks of selling and buying. The agents who only flatter are the ones you should avoid. You should be looking for a realistic agent who uses real data to make precise analyses regarding risk.

As risk will often form the primary basis of your decision to sell or buy, this is one condition you should not compromise on.

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#4. Tech- Savvy

Few things are more frustrating than a realtor who isn't conversant with technology. It is absolutely crucial that you should have a realtor who subscribes to your preferred form of communication, whether via email, text, or phone call.

If you're selling, the realtor should be able to market your property through modern channels to increase your selling chances.

#5. Excellent Track Record

Excellent realtors don't just show up out of the blue. A quality track record takes time to build. Choosing a realtor with an excellent track record means you'll be working with an experienced real estate broker that's helped hundreds and even thousands of people find their dream home and will be able to do the same for you.

Great! You've decided to buy a home in Boulder, Co. But like every other important step in life, you want someone who's been there and have the ground experience to guide you through.

As a Boulder area Remax professional who knows the city like the back of his hands, Zach Epps is the realtor you want to contact. Get in touch today and get the home that fits your lifestyle and budget.

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Boulder Realtor Zach Epps

Hi, I'm Zach Epps!

I'm a Boulder, CO Realtor with over 30 years of experience helping people find the right homes in the right neighborhoods.

Searching for a home can be so stressful. How do you know if you're making the right choices? How do you know if your new home is in a good neighborhood?

That's why I created my Boulder, CO neighborhood guides. I share tips and know-how only known by long time residents. Wouldn't you like to know what the locals know?

You can download my FREE guide or watch my many video tours of the Boulder's neighborhoods.

Let me cut your stress and help you find your dream home in the Colorado community that best fits your lifestyle and budget.

As always, you're welcome to call me at 303-520-0070 or contact me online with any questions. I'd be happy to help in your home search however I can!


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