Why do you need a real estate agent?

Well, there are a number of reasons why choosing to buy or sell with a knowledgeable agent could only work out to your benefit. In this article, we dive in deep about the ins and outs of FSBO (For Sale By Owner) to help you make an informed decision, and about why using an agent is worth your time and every penny. Here are ten reason why you should buy or sell your home with a licensed real estate agent:

The first thought that comes to everyone's mind when they think of going FSBO (For Sale By Owner) is that they are going to be saving a ton of money -- this is not necessarily true. According to the National Association of Realtors, the “median sales price of a FSBO home was $200,000 in 2018, which is…

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Every Realtor has an idea of how they think their first transaction is going to go, but let me tell you -- it almost never works out exactly how you plan. There will always be new challenges to face and obstacles to overcome -- but it's the way you handle these objections that will make all the difference!

My first sale was nothing like I thought it would be!

 


It all started with a phone conversation I had with the sweetest lady I had ever spoken to. She had been traveling in an RV across the southwest for the past 6 months and had just listed her condo with another agent. After weeks of having her home on the market, and receiving little to no correspondence from her agent, she began to lose hope in actually selling her property.

After…

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Steve Cinelli is the civil engineer we use when working with our clients because he is the best in the area at what he does! As a civil engineer, Steve draws up designs for new buildings from a structural standpoint, as well as making changes to already existing structures.

Steve Cinelli is known for his cutting edge technology and exemplary service! He is an expert in this industry and we know that we can always count on him to get the job done! Steve Cinelli provides the best quality work for our clients and he helps make Precision Home Group stand out!

We highly recommend using Steve Cinelli for any civil engineering services you might need in the future! If you are looking for a referral, he would be a great person to reach out to. You…

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What does a surveyor do?

The job of a surveyor is to make sure that a property's boundary lines are up to date, and that sites are properly prepared for construction in order to avoid any legal disputes. This is done by making very precise measurements to determine the boundaries of the property. Surveyors have the technology to provide data that is relevant to the shape of the Earth’s surface for mapmaking, engineering, and construction projects.

When working with our clients, we want to provide them with the best service possible in every aspect -- and that is why we use Frontier Surveys for all of our surveying needs! Frontier Surveys uses the latest and most advanced technology available to provide our clients with the most accurate…

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The reason that a home inspection is necessary when buying or selling property is because it is a relatively cost effective way to determine the overall condition of your home. Inspections are essential because it is the easiest way to avoid the mistake of purchasing a home in need of major repairs.

We use Rex Lewis from the Home Team whenever our clients need to have a home inspection because they always provide superior service, and make sure that the job gets done in the most professional and efficient manner. Rex provides a variety of inspection services including residential, commercial, mold inspections, and radon testing. His extensive knowledge and background allows us to provide our clients with exceptional service that is worth coming…

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To put it simply, a mortgage lender is someone who loans money to people who are hoping to purchase or refinance a home. Once approved, the mortgage company then charges interest, which is accrued monthly and paid throughout the length of the loan.

Alex Rasmussen is a mortgage lender for Alaska USA, and he is our right hand man when it comes to finding the perfect loan for our clients! He has an extensive background in the mortgage industry, and uses his expertise to guide his clients through every step of the borrowing process. There are a great number of lenders that you can utilize in the area -- but Alex will assure you with a personalized mortgage experience that will be worth going back to again!

Some of the loan options you might expect…

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There is so much more to real estate than just selling someone a property. Before buying a home, we have to go through various third party vendors to ensure that the property you are looking at is in good condition, and you are getting the best deal for your home.

There are so many great vendors we work with, and we want to bring awareness to one of the many businesses that help us make this process a little less stressful, and run a lot smoother for you.

Josh Guy is a general contractor, and the owner of Highland Services. He is our right hand man when it comes to all of the repairs that need to be made after home inspections. After a home has been inspected, Josh comes in and makes sure that the agreed repairs are completed in an efficient and…

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Before buying or selling a home, we have to go through various third party vendors to ensure that the property is in good condition, and you are getting the best deal for your prospective future home.

Lori Guy works for Stewart Title, and is one of the best title representatives in the area!

When buying or selling a home, it is common practice for a title company to be involved in the transaction -- and that is exactly what Lori does! Her primary role is to ensure that the person selling their home has the right to do so. She does this by validating the transaction through extensive fact checking. After their information requirements have been met, she then issues a guarantee that is backed by title insurance. This title insurance is meant to…

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Sitting at a population of just over 24,000, Abbott Loop is a neighborhood in South Anchorage located between the New Seward Highway to the West, Elmore Road to the East, Dowling Road to the North, and Abbott Road to the South. 

There are a lot of things to enjoy about living in Abbott Loop, including its many amenities and conveniences. There are several restaurants, shopping centers, public parks, and above average educational systems located in this neighborhood. Many families and young professionals find themselves living in Abbott Loop. Being a Southern Anchorage neighborhood, Abbott Loop is closer to the popular Dimond Mall and retail zone off of Dimond Boulevard and Old Seward Highway.

If you are interested in moving to this neighborhood,…

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Airport Heights is a neighborhood in Anchorage, located between Lake Otis Parkway to the West, Bragaw Street to the East,  DeBarr Road to the North, and the Chester Creek belt and Northern Lights Boulevard to the South. 

The population in this neighborhood is just over 6,000 and is considered to be one of the best places to live in the area. In Airport heights you will find a lot of conveniences close to home. There are a variety of restaurants, bars, shopping centers, and coffee shops. With above average public schools, you will find a lot of families and young professionals living in this neighborhood. 

If you are interested in moving to Airport Heights, get in touch with our experienced real estate agents! Our team of experts will negotiate…

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