Why Work with a REALTOR®

John and I are professional members of the National Association of REALTORS® and subscribe to its strict code of ethics. This is the REALTOR® difference for home buyers and sellers:

Fiduciary responsibility

Our fiduciary responsibility is to you. We put your interests above our own. That means you have experts who are looking out for your best financial interests, experts who are contractually bound to do everything in their power to protect you.

Complex and changing regulations

Generally speaking, people purchase a new home every 5-7 years, and a lot can change between transactions. John and I are immersed in real estate, and we stay current with the constantly changing regulations, laws, contracts and practices.

Help finding the right home

Using our website is a terrific way to start a home search. In fact, almost 90 percent of people start their home search online. Even before you are ready to buy, it’s important to know all the pros and cons to help you make the right decision. John and I work in real estate 24/7, and we can share information about a home that you won’t find on the internet.

Pricing and selling a home

There are lots of sites where you can view price estimates for your home before you list it for sale, but they are rarely accurate. Did you know, online estimates can be off by as much as 35 percent and are created by an automated software process using data as old as 6-12 months? John and I know the local market, have access to the freshest sale data, and can price your house in line with your market to maximize your proceeds.

Contracts and negotiations

John and I will help you navigate complex documents like contracts, addendums and riders. We focus on crafting an attractive purchase offer that makes sense for you. We are also your advocates when it comes to negotiation, we bring an objective voice to a very subjective situation.

Following a code of ethics

When you work with us, you’re partnering with professionals who operate according to a strict code of ethics. In place for over 100 years, the REALTOR® Code of Ethics ensures that consumers who work with REALTORS® are treated professionally and ethically in all transaction-related matters.