Remax sarnia realty inc., Brokerage
1319 Exmouth St. Sarnia,
ON, N7S 3Y1

Ryan Gervais

Ryan is a full time Sales Representative with Re/max and look forward to being your guide to the Sarnia Real Estate market
ryan.gervais@sarnialistings.com

Record number of Buyers using Real Estate Agents

28
Nov
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Sarnia Home buyers and home buyers around the world are seeking out the services of a Real Estate Agent in record numbers according to the latest survey. There are many reasons for this including the new buyer agency protection laws, the complicated nature of the real estate transaction, and greater professionalism of Real Estate Agents.

*According to the National Association of Realtors

The new Buyer Agency protection that all Realtors have to adhere to has made the process more transparent and fair on the Buyer. Real estate agents used to only be able to represent the seller in the transaction because that is who pays the commission typically and that is the way it had always been done. Today it is more likely that the consumer wants their own protection and hire there own agent especially since its free to hire an agent.

The real estate transaction is inherently complicated with legal forms, CMA’s, MLS, setting up showings, negotiating, inspections, financing, and many other potential pitfalls like over paying for a house. A real estate agent helps buyers navigate these murky waters and makes their life a LOT less stressful during the home buying process by helping them prioritize their needs or wants and arrange other professionals to make sure there home is not a Lemon. I always reiterate to my buyer clients that doing the paperwork on the house they want to buy is only one thing I do for them with all the other small things being just as valuable as the negotiating and paperwork.

Real Estate agents have been climbing the social status ladder over the last decade due to our continued effort to be professional and continuing education. This is one thing I take very personal as it is my profession and therefore have completed many extra continuing education courses above and beyond what is needed.  I am currently working towards my Accredited Buyer Representation  designation (this is the most professional designation to work with home buyers) and should have it by early 2012. What this all means to a buyer is that their best interests are being protected if they use a professional buyer agent like no other time in history. That being said if the buyer does buy direct from the listing agent these added protections are out the window as the Seller’s agent only represents the Sellers best interests and can and will use what you say against you in negotiations so watch what you say!

Ryan Gervais

Ryan Gervais is a full time multi-award winning agent who is here to help you through your real estate journey. Ryan's main passion is to protect his clients greatest investment by making sure you buy a great house for a fair price. Reach out today and see for yourself the difference a great agent can make.

(519) 381-4055
ryan.gervais sarnialistings.com

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