You asked a very good question. Actually all real estate agents work on behalf of the seller unless you hire the agent on your behalf as a buyers agent. We as realtors are required by law to present all offers. A great agent will be able to show you what properties are comparable to the property of interest. But, if you know the consumer website MLSLI then you know already how to go to SOLD properties, type in the address and find out what has sold in the last 6 months and for how much. In these times I would base decisions on the last three months.
If you had me and my partner as you buyers agents, Iwe would treat you with respect and present all offers after having provided you with a plethora of information to help you make an educated choice. Please call or email me anytime at email@example.com or my partner firstname.lastname@example.org. In this market, two heads are better than one!
Have a great day and know that only 1 in 3 properties are assessed properly on My Nassau Properties so...do more research or just hire us!
Melanie K. Lichaa
Licensed Home Specialist
Century 21, Laffey Associates
C21 Laffey Fine Homes & Estates
301 N. Broadway
Jericho, NY 11753
In Rockland County we do not use the assessed value as figures are all over the place. When determining list price, an agent uses most recently closed comparable sales within one mile of the subject property, if possible, and within the same school district. The buyer's agent should use the same technique in determining offer price. Adjustments can then be made for current market conditions. This technique removes the potential of "insulting the owner or realtor", which can have its consequences.
Each and every property stands alone when submitting an offer purchase a home. Research is required by real estate agent only resource used by realtors an appraisers is MLS .
Any other resource is only an informational site not accurate info. County tax records will show date of sale, purchase amount.
Great time purchase interest rates low, annual tax benefits, you need be pre-approved for a loan prior submitting an offer.
If you dont have lender qualification letter realtors most likely wont show properties till receipt of information.
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