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Five Reasons Why Home Buyers Prefer RE/MAX Agents

Posted by Brian on May 5, 2017
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Buying your home with a RE/MAX agent has its benefits because these experienced professionals are passionate about real estate, their clients, and their communities. They also have lots of tools at their disposal for helping you buy a home.

These hard-working and dedicated agents also have the support of a global network of agencies and will work to safeguard your financial interests. Your home is the biggest investment most people will make, and working with a RE/MAX agent will ensure you purchase not only the home you want, but also a home you can afford.

What a home buyer wants, more than anything, is an agent they relate to and trust. Working with an agent who is interested in finding a home that’s perfect for you is the key to your home-buying experience. Here are five reasons why many home buyers prefer RE/MAX agents.

  1. Local Agencies with Corporate Benefits

Sometimes the best experiences you’ll have are with agents from small, local establishments. Local agents are invested in their communities, and they want to find good neighbors for their family and friends.

RE/MAX agents can provide buyers with exclusive local insights without sacrificing the connections to national resources. Although each RE/MAX agency is locally owned and operated, they also have the support of a wider network of agencies across the country, which makes RE/MAX an unique experience. Customers can get the dedication of a local agent who has a personal investment in the community, along with the advantages of a national realtor who has access to the resources and knowledge of continental platform.

  1. Availability and Aggregation

Prospective home buyers can also feel confident in choosing a RE/MAX agent because RE/MAX has a strong market influence. You don’t need statistics and charts to prove the market influence, either. Just drive around the town where you are interested in buying a house. RE/MAX signs are everywhere. This means their agents are active in the neighborhood, and they are readily available for the convenience of the buyer.

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Buying a home can be stressful, so having an agent who is easily accessible is important to the prospective home buyer. The fact that RE/MAX agents sell more real estate, on average than other agencies, testifies to that accessibility.

  1. Reputation

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There is really no good substitute for word-of-mouth references. People are generally eager to share their positive and negative experiences of their real estate agents with friends and family.

If you talk to people in your area about local RE/MAX agents, you will soon discover many of the RE/MAX agents have positive professional relationships with consumers. Picking a good agent is often a matter of getting a good interpersonal feeling when meeting someone. There is a reason a significant percentage of RE/MAX agents acquire business from past customer referrals.

Reputation reflects what potential home buyers expect to get from their agents, not simply what other people think of them. What a home buyer expects is to be comfortable working with the agent over time. Experience in the market and knowledge of the market are also important components of an agent’s reputation.

Reputation is the backbone of RE/MAX, and it is the only major real estate network still owned and operated by its founders and has received many accolades such as being one of America’s top global franchises.

  1. Education

Experience and knowledge are often a product of education. RE/MAX agents have access to many excellent tools to further their knowledge of real estate through the award-winning education system at RE/MAX University. Knowing your RE/MAX agent is educated in all the nuances of home-buying will ensure you get the latest, most up-to-date advice when looking for your dream home.

  1. Community Conscious

RE/MAX agents live where they work and have a vested interest in their neighborhoods. They have developed the exclusive Miracle Home Program, which allows agents to donate a portion of their home sales to children’s healthcare. If you come across a home labeled as a “Miracle Home” on remax.com, you know that agent donates to Children’s Miracle Network Hospital once the house sells. As a homebuyer, you can request an agent who participates in the program so you can make a difference, too.

Final Thoughts

Purchasing a home is likely one of the largest transactions you will ever make. Finding the right partner to help you navigate this process can make the experience positive. RE/MAX agents put their clients and their communities first, and that is why RE/MAX is one of the most recognized real estate brands in the world.