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Low interest rates and low priced homes, what a time to buy. The best deals will go fast. Having your own Realtor is essential. They will help you be successful in your endeavor. Find a Realtor you are comfortable with, sign a buyer agency contract with that agent. You have now hired your own professional representative. The Realtor will be working for you and looking out for your best interests. She or he will have information on the homes that will be a good value and what to offer. Your Realtor will be your best market resource.
It is a great time to buy, with many good deals. Getting a best buy in today's market is challenging. And the best deals go the fastest. Having your own Realtor is essential. Find a Realtor, in the area where you are buying, that you can work with well. Sign a buyer agency contract with that agent. Under this contract, the Realtor will be working for you and looking out for your best interests. Do your own research because knowledge is power. Then, trust your Realtor to help you get the best price on that house.