Buying a home is one of the biggest purchases you’ll ever make and you need a dedicated real estate agent to ensure that you understand that different steps and aspects of your purchase. This process can vary depending on your individual situation. We’ve also included a downloadable Free Homebuyers’ Guide. We want you to have a great real estate experience.
Use the BC Real Estate Association’s Tax Calculator to estimate the taxes on your home purchase.
There is really no good reason not to. Here are a few reasons to use a Realtor® when buying a home:
Would you attempt to deal with it without the help of a trained and experienced professional? We’re here to help you. We’ll work together to make sure you’re successful and fully informed thru out the process.
Most real estate transactions offer compensation directly to the Buyer’s Realtor® from the Sellers’ Realtor upon the completion of a sale. That means that it doesn’t cost you a thing.
If you’re negotiating with a Seller, they’ll be getting professional guidance and expert advice. You deserve the same to ensure that your interests are protected.
This occurs when a Buyer writes an offer with the Seller’s Realtor® with whom they have no prior relationship. Here, the agent’s obligations are to act in the best interest of the Seller NOT the Buyer.
A Buyer’s Agent is obligated to protect your best interests. Your Realtor® owes you the utmost loyalty and must disclose any information which might influence your decision to purchase.
The Realtor® acting for the Seller. The Seller’s Realtor® has no obligations to you and will pass on any information you provide that may be of benefit to the Seller.
When a Realtor® (or their respective brokerage) is acting for both the Buyer and Seller. There are limitations to the Realtor’s® responsibilities in this situation that both sides must agree to before accepting an offer.