What is a Buyer's Agent?
By Jese Gonzalez, The Real Estate Matchmaker
(The Real Estate Power Houses)
Traditionally, real estate agents represent sellers. But now consumers have a choice: Buyer's Agents who represent buyers. That's a big difference! A Buyer's Agent is bound by law and ethics to work solely on behalf of the buyer and provides levels of support and service not given by traditional agents. It is a relationship based on legal protection of the buyer, not the seller. And best of all, it costs the buyer nothing extra. Consider this: If you call the agent of a particular property, you're calling the person hired by the seller to get the highest price for his property. The seller's agent has a vested interest in selling that property, and no allegiance to you. A Buyer's Agent, with sole allegiance to you, has access to all properties on the market within the state(s) where she ...