Advantage Your Agent will know exactly what the seller is thinking and be able to convey those thoughts directly to you.
Disadvantage Your Agent will not be able to disclose everything the seller tells them
Advantage Another Agent's personality does not get involved and only one ego to deal with
Advantage You can always ask for another Agent in the same office to represent you, while the original Agent represents the seller. It is still dual Agency but you have someone you can speak to confidentially with your fears
Advantage As a member of the NAR all REALTORS sign a code of ethics that gives you protection. We work for our clients and would lose our license if we did not treat you with fiduciary responsibility.