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Choosing Between a Real Estate Team or an Individual Agent

Buying and selling homes have become more competitive than ever. If you’re in the market for a house finding someone that knows what they are doing is imperative in order to get a good deal, or even close the deal.

Consumers

Consumers

Consumers have a variety of choices when it comes to choosing a real estate agent. But what if you want a whole real estate team on your side? Should you work with just one person, when you could have an entire team at your disposal? It might seem like a no-brainer, but let’s take a closer look at the pros and cons of working with one agent versus a team.

Real Estate Teams Pro's and Con's

Real estate team

A real estate team is simply a group of realtors that have chosen to work together rather than as stand-alone agents. The Real Estate Teams Pro’s and Con’s of using one team over just a single agent come down to a few key items.

Availability – A team ensures that you always have someone to talk to who isn’t sick or on vacation
Knowledge – A team offers an assortment of knowledge and experience above what a single agent can provide
Multiplicity – If you are bidding or interested in several homes, a team can cover different areas more effectively than a single agent
Brainstorming – A team will give you a greater variety of ideas and options than a single agent

 

individual agents Pro's and Con's

individual agents Pro's and Con's

After looking at the Real Estate Teams Pro’s and Con’s of using one team over just a single agent, it’s easy to assume that a team is better. However, individual agents still have plenty to offer their clients.
Not Alone – A real estate agent often works for a real estate company and can utilize their resources
Dedication – A single agent has to hustle for their business and will bring that level of effort towards your purchase
Availability – A single agent may offer to always be on call for you no matter the circumstance to get your business
Accountable – Individually licensed agents are completely responsible for their business so will work hard to keep yours

Conclusion

Deciding between a team of real estate agents and a single agent boils down to choice. Find an agency or individual agent that you are comfortable with and has a successful track record. It might even take a few tries before you find the perfect match. Talk to friends and relatives to get started and then make the best choice you can. 

Selling and buying homes is a complicated matter, so you want to carefully choose who you work with.

Angelo

Let Me Earn It Owner Angelo Sbrocca Has over 35 years experience in Real Estate and business and extensive knowledge of the area

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