Statesville Foreclosure Listings, FREE listings

 

Interested in Foreclosed Properties in the Statesville area? 

Every day we see new foreclosed properties added to the local Multiple Listing Service.  These homes can be a great buy if you know what to look for.  Here is a link to sign up for a weekly inventory of Foreclosed or distressed homes in the Statesville NC area (including short sales and bankruptcy)

STATESVILLE DISTRESSED SALE LISTINGS 

If you see a property you would like additional information about or would like to schedule an appointment to see, please don’t hesitate to call me directly at 704-450-0588 or email me at Sonya@SonyaLeonardHomes.com.  I am happy to help. 

If you would like to have your own website to tract distressed properties, please let me know and I will set you up!  Happy house hunting.

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Working with Real Estate AgentsWorking with a Real Estate Agent

  As I was showing homes this weekend to potential home buyers, I was reminded that new home buyers may not understand the benefits of working with a “Buyers Agent” so I thought I would touch on that a bit.

If you have been driving around search for a home and calling the Listing Agent off the sign to show you the home, consider this:  That agent has a signed agreement with the seller to represent them in the sale of their home.  They DO NOT represent you.  If you look at these homes with the listing agent and reveal personal information to them, they have an obligation to inform their sellers.  This will work against you should you decide to buy the home.

You could sign a buyers agency agreement with the Listing Agent but in this case, the listing agent will represent both sides (called Dual Agency) and is limited in the negotiations.

Your best solution:  Find a good Buyers Agent to represent you.  Preferable one with the ABR designation (Accredited Buyers Representative).  This agent will represent you (and only you) all the way through the transaction and will negotiate on your behalf to get you the best possible price.  Your agent can get you into every home listed on the local Multiple Listing Service and can provide you with helpful information to make your home purchase a stress free process. 

Don’t forget that every agent should have you sign the Working With Real Estate agents Brochure at first substantial contact. 

Home Buyers ToolkitMake sure you are Represented to the fullest!  I have the ABR designation and would be happy to sit down for a personal consultation with you.  Ask me about my FREE Homebuyers Toolkit.

Here is a great link for new Homebuyers: REBAC

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2010 SignatureSonya Leonard, Realtor, ABR, GRI, SFR
Exit Home Team Realty

704-450-0588

www.SonyaLeonardHomes.com

Sonya@SonyaLeonardHomes.com

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