What is the difference between a real estate agent and a real estate broker?
Most states require real estate sales professionals to be licensed by the state, so that they can control education and experience requirements and have a central authority to resolve consumer problems. The terminology used to identify real estate professionals varies a little from state to state. Brokers are generally required to have more education and experience than real estate salespersons or agents. The person you normally deal with is a real estate agent or salesperson. The salesperson is licensed by the state, but must work for a broker. All listings are placed in the brokers name, not the salespersons. A broker can deal directly with home buyers and sellers, or can have a staff of salespersons or agents working for him or her.
Why should I use a real estate salesperson?
A real estate salesperson is more than just a âsales person. They act on your behalf as your agent, providing you with advice and guidance and doing a job â€“ helping you buy or sell a home. While it is true they get paid for what they do, so do other professions that provide advice, guidance, and have a service to sell â€“such as Certified Public Accountants and Attorneys The Internet has opened up a world of information that wasnt previously available to homebuyers and seller. The data on listings available for sale is almost current â€“ but not quite. There are times when you need the most current information about what has sold or is for sale, and the only way to get that is with an agent. If youre selling a home, you gain access to the most buyers by being listed in the Multiple Listing Service. Only a licensed real estate agent who is a member of your local MLS can get you listed there â€“ which then gets you automatically listed on some of the major real estate web sites. If youre buying or selling a home, the MLS is your agents best tool.
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What benefits do I receive from private mortgage insurance?
Title insurance is insurance that protects the lender and buyer against any losses incurred from disputes over the title of a property.
How do I apply for a success fee refund?
We will then email the buyer and ask them for their side of the story. Once we have this, or after a maximum of 5 days, we will make a decision on whether you are eligible for a refund and email you the outcome. If your refund is approved, will receive an email letting you know. The refunded fees will be in your Trade Me account. If a refund is granted a comment from Trade Me will be placed on both your and the buyer's feedback record - this will not affect your overall feedback rating. You should also post feedback on any members that you deal with.
How do I sell more than one of the same item?
If you have more than one of the same item for sale, you can create a multiple-quantity listing by clicking the 'Add a quantity to this listing' link as you set up your listing. For example, you've got ten dozen floor tiles left over from your home renovations last year. Just enter '10' under 'Quantity available' when you're listing the item. If you're creating products, the stock amount you enter will be used to represent the quantity available. The buyer can choose to purchase one or more of the item you're selling. Once their purchase is confirmed the listing will remain open until all stock is sold out or the listing has reached it's expiry date and time.
How do I choose the right agent?
Start right here on Reality contact several, ask if they have expertise with the type of property you are interested in and choose the one you feel most comfortable with. If you're unsure who to choose, submit your real estate directly on the site. The Member Agents that feel they can help you will then contact you.
What about the agents fees and charges?
Agents fees are generally not regulated and are negotiable. Any successful investor will tell you that if you choose the right agent they are worth far more than the fees they charge. Many wealthy property investors owe their success to their choice of professional real estate agent and they did not gain that agent's loyalty by cutting fees. Never choose an agent on the fee structure alone. The final result is where the money is made not through negotiating lower fees.
How can Reality help me?
If you own, lease or need to buy or sell commercial or industrial real estateÂ Reality isÂ an invaluable tool that will help you achieve your aims quickly and efficiently. The agents and other professionals on this site are fully qualified to provide the correct solutions to your needs.Â Search for real estateÂ in any State of Australia. Choose any agent in any State with the confidence of knowing that they are fully conversant in all aspects of commercial and industrial real estate. Submit your real estate directly onto the site and the agents most able to assist will contact you without delay. Only Member Agents will see the entry and respond to you if they can assist.
I want to be informed of new listings
Keepin tabs on the real estate market is challenging so to help you we suggest you set up email alerts to provide you with new listings as they come onto the market. Simply register or login to the my property / my portfolio section of the site and then select any search which suits your specifications - it can be as broad or as tight as you want. Simply define your search then click the Email Alerts button at the top right of the search page and then choose the frequency you want these emails sent to you. You will then be subscribed to recieve these new listings as they come onto the site helping you keep in touch with the market.
I would like to advertise my property
This website is accessible for any licensed real estate agent to advertise a property, we do not however take direct bookings from the public for private sales. We would recommend you select your chosen agent and request that they advertise the listing on this website. If the agent has any problems please feel free to get the agent to call us on 0800 732 536 or send us an email, or dont hesitate to call us directly for us to help
I want to find more details about a listing
The best way to find out more details regarding a listing on the website is to contact the listing agent whose details are provided on the listing â€“ feel free to call them or send them an email.We do not hold any more information on a listing than that content that we show on the website.