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Can real estate agents give unbiased recommendations for home repair crews?

Asked by Trulia Boston, Boston, MA Fri Jan 11, 2013

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We can, and my company has a waiver we have clients sign basically saying that if the client has issues, we are not liable. I recommend people I have had good experiences with, but you never know!
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We often provide a list of companies that we know other customers have used successfully.


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0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Jan 29, 2013
A buyers agent can, the agent is there to help you though the home buying process.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Jan 13, 2013
Yes, they can, provided that there is conflict of interest.
Personally, I never recommend a contractor nor a moving company.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Jan 12, 2013
Why would you want that?
I would think you would seek a recommendation that one is passionate about and committed to.
If you really want unbiased, go to Craigslist and roll the dice.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Jan 12, 2013
Absolutely! Most seasoned agents will have a list of referrals of folks/companies either they or their clients have used (with success!) in the past.

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0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Jan 12, 2013
Yes, but it is in both party's best interest to have a few recommendations and estimates. This is true with anyone you intend to hire to help with the purchase or sale of a new home... the home inspector, movers, attorneys, painters, etc.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Jan 12, 2013
Of course, if you know the company or crew has a good rep. that I don't forsee any problems.

Best Of Luck
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Jan 11, 2013
I tell my clients to go out and get at least 2 or 3 recommendations because each contractor has different prices and offer different services.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Jan 11, 2013
Hi Trulia Boston, I only recommend those that I have worked with.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Jan 11, 2013
Sure why not? No reason why they can't.
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