Should You Have a Buyer's Agent
Absolutely and the article below goes into detail why. If you need a referral to a great real estate agent in South Florida just call or email me.
Many experts think this is a bad move – worse, for example, than trying to sell a house without an agent. For one thing, in most cases, a buyer doesn’t pay an agent; the buyer’s agent splits the commission with the seller’s agent, so the services are essentially free to the buyer. Also, a buyer’s agent can usually access historical price data for home sales in the area, which means he can recommend a bidding strategy that targets comparable properties that sold for less, rather than the mid-range. John Vogel, adjunct professor of real estate at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, calls going through this process alone “a mistake.”
Read more: Do You Need a Buyer’s Agent? – SmartMoney.com http://www.smartmoney.com/personal-finance/real-estate/do-you-need-a-buyers-agent-1304523622290/#ixzz1LrN27o4F