Home ownership, has been considered, an essential component of the so – called, American Dream, for generations! However, every potential, qualified, buyer, does not seek the same things, nor, necessarily, has the same combination of needs, priorities, qualifications, necessities, and finances! Therefore, not only, must these people, proceed, without rose – colored glasses, and have, some focus, on balancing their needs, and wishes, as well as comparing it to their personal finances, etc, but, nearly all, would benefit, by hiring the right, professional, real estate agent, to meet their personal, best – interests! Since, for most, the value of their house, represents, their single – biggest, financial asset, doesn’t it make sense, to take the time, and make the effort, to carefully, interview, prospective agents, to choose, the one, best, for you? A great agent, realizes, he must, be ready, willing, and able, to FIND the right house, for his clients, based on their personal needs, necessities, and requirements, in an attentive way. With that in mind, this article will attempt to, briefly, consider, examine, review, and discuss, using the mnemonic approach, what this means and represents, and why it matters.
1. Face facts; features; funds/ finances; future; feelings: Begin the process, facing – the – facts, in a realistic way, because, if, you, merely, seek to Keep Up With the Joneses, rather that, what your personal needs are, it won’t serve you, effectively! Evaluate, the features, you need, versus, those you like, know what you can afford, as well as the quality of the, Bones of the House! Realistically, know your true feelings, by giving yourself, a thorough, self – analysis, and/ or, check – up, from the neck – up! It’s also important to consider future issues, including family needs, affordability, and whether, you plan to live there, for a considerable period, or only, as a so – called, Starter Home!
2. Instincts; insights; inspiring: Many homeowners discover their home, inspires them, and, have the instincts, to realize, what means the most, to each individual! The greatest agents respect and understand these feelings and perception, and proceed, with the expertise, and insights, which best serve a client’s best – interests, etc!
3. Needs; nuances/ niche; neighborhood: Before buying a house, a potential buyer, should walk – the – neighborhood, and discover, if he would feel comfortable, and, truly, enjoy, living there! True professionals know and understand their client’s needs, perspectives, and priorities, and respect these, thoroughly, while addressing the nuances, and niche, which might provide the highest – quality, personal service, and representation!
4. Delve deeply; discourse; deliver: You can’t customize, properly, unless/ until, one delves deeply, and listens carefully, during the entire discourse, emphasizing, delivering, the best house, for the particular client!
How a quality real estate agent, proceeds, forward, to FIND the best house, for a client, differentiates the greatest ones, from the rest – of – the – pack! Doesn’t it make sense, for a prospective buyer, to carefully, choose, who, he hires?