With home prices looking healthier nationwide many small areas like the Santa Clarita Valley just outside Los Angeles are seeing an improved market as well. When the market improves some home owners try to sell their home themselves. Making a move is hard enough, but when making a move it can seem tempting to try to sell your home on your own. I always think it’s a good idea to take a step back and asking yourself “Why am I selling on my own?” if it’s only for the money savings look at the entire picture.
There are many agents out there that aren’t what true professionals. Not to discount these part-timers, or seasonal agents, but in order to be an Agent for a client this should be a career. Meaning you practice full time, you stick with the market swings, you care for your clients well being, you do whats right, etc. Hiring a professional real estate agent has many advantages. They can not only save time, effort, and money, but there are other advantages of having a competent professional on your side.
I have provided an infographic to show the top 10 reasons below.