An important thing to think about if you are moving to San Antonio is buyers representation. A buyer’s representation agreement states that the agent will work on behalf of the buyer in a real estate transaction. Many people don’t understand why you would need such an agreement. Without an agreement, a real estate agent showing you homes is really the agent of the seller. Their first duty will be to the seller, meaning that they would work to get the best deal from the seller’s point of view. With a formal agreement in place, the buyer is the client of the real estate agent, and there is a big difference between being just a customer and being a client. The agent owes the customer honesty and fair dealing. However, the agent does not owe a customer confidentiality. A client is owed confidentiality. This means that if you are just the customer of an agent and are sharing information with them, they will be obliged to share that information with their client, the seller of the home.
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A guarantee of confidentiality is a huge reason to consider buyer’s representation. Another important reason is clarity. While a contract may sound like a bunch of stuffy legal jargon, in fact it delineates the services an agent is offering the buyer. The buyer has the opportunity to ask questions and understand exactly how the agent will work on their behalf. This clarity can save a whole lot of hassle and misunderstanding later on. The contract ensures that the buyer and the agent are working together with the same priorities and objectives. Namely, getting the best deal possible on the buyer’s dream home.
Finally, buyer’s representation is free! The seller pays the agent’s commission. If San Antonio buyer’s representation sounds like a good idea to you, give Robert Twaron a call at 210.860.1775 or text Homesforsale to 36260.