He adds: “In a case where the buyer is somebody who’s already known to you, there is not the need for a real estate agent like there would normally be. Real estate agents play a number of functions in the sale and purchasing of real estate, but the principal one is helping a buyer and seller get that match game done. You already have a match.”
If you’re thinking about selling your home and don’t have a buyer yet, you may be wondering how to go about the process.
The first step is to decide whether you want to work with a real estate agent or try to sell your house on your own.
Here's what to know about doing an FSBO (for sale by owner).
If you do choose to work with an agent, here's how to find the best real estate agent for you.
And keep in mind that real estate, like most other things, is a little different these days: Here's Clark's advice on whether you should buy or sell a home in the pandemic.
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