3 Reasons You Need A Buyers Agent To Purchase A Brand New Home

Dated: 02/27/2014

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3 Reasons you need a buyers agent to purchase a new build.

1. The agent in the office at the new neighborhood works for the builder, not YOU!  This is the difference between a client service and customer service.  They are paid by the seller/builder. Having your own agent will give you an advocate for your concerns AND they seller still pays the commission.
2. The contract differs greatly than a resale contract. Its more detailed, its longer. Also, you're possibly dealing with a home that hasn't even broken ground yet so you will be making decision about upgrades and options in the new home.  If the builder misses any of these you will want these corrected before you purchase...this is not always easy to make the corrections.
3. You usually pay a larger amount for earnest money (aka down payment). If something goes wrong you want your own agent to protect your monetary interests and hold the builder accountable. 

If you have any questions or concerns please contact me and I can help you purchase a newly built home.
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Terence Richardson

Founder and CEO of the Atlanta 'Burbs and Metro team at Keller Williams Realty in Marietta, GA. ....

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