West Knoxville Home Buyers: 3 Questions You Should Ask Your REALTOR®

questioThe process of buying a West Knoxville or Farragut home has changed a great deal over the past few years. In a time where there are TV shows, like House Hunters, dedicated to the home buying process. And where home buyers are able to start their home search online and able to rule out homes before ever viewing them in person. And, with the power of Google, home buyers are able to have many of their questions answered instantaneously.  Buyers have access to a vast array of information about buying a West Knoxville or Farragut home.

Still, 81% of first time home buyers said that having a REALTOR® helped them get educated about the home buying process, according to the 2011 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, released by the National Association of REALTORS®. With your REALTOR® being your biggest asset during your West Knoxville or Farragut home search, here are three questions you should be sure to ask your REALTOR® during your home buying process.

Do you know a good loan officer, home inspector, etc.? As someone familiar with the West Knoxville and Farragut real estate business, your REALTOR® is familiar with people in the business and are knowledgeable about who will be be able to do the best job for you. Don’t be afraid to ask who they would recommend. And, if they don’t know someone, they probably know someone else who could make a good recommendation.

What will the process be like? When buying a West Knoxville or Farragut home, knowing is half the battle. Your REALTOR® is there to help guide you through the process and know what to expect. They are there to help you, so don’t be afraid to ask lot of questions.

What is your opinion on ______ ? While every decision to make is ultimately the buyers, you REALTOR® can give you an honest assessment.  A REALTOR® is familiar with the market and knowledgeable about the process. So, if your wondering about what price you should be offering, or how to handle a home inspection gone awry, among many other issues that arise during the process, a REALTOR® is there to give you an honest assessment.

Are you thinking about buying a West Knoxville or Farragut home? Please let us know if there is anyway that Knoxville Home Team can assist you in your home search. You can contact Rick at 865-696-9002 or via email at Rick@TheBigOrangePress.Com. Or, you can contact Kati at 865-392-5880 or via email at Kati@TheBigOrangePress.Com. Also, be sure to check out our West Knoxville Home Search Page to see what homes are for sale in the area.