Why Work With a REALTOR®
Did you know not every real estate agent is a REALTOR®? Realtors® are members of the National Association of REALTORS® and are bound by its Code of Ethics. It's an important distinction!
7 Reasons to Work With a REALTOR®
1. They Act as an expert guide.
Selling a home typically requires a variety of forms, reports, disclosures, and other legal and financial documents. A knowledgeable Realtor will know what's required in your market, helping you avoid delays and costly mistakes.
2. An experienced Realtor will guide you through the home search with an unbiased eye, helping you meet your objectives..
3. Give you expanded search power.
You want access to the full range of opportunities and market exposure. Using a cooperative system (MLS), your agent can help you evaluate the market and alert you to listings soon if you're buying.
4. Stand in your corner during negotiations.
There are many factors in any real estate transaction—from price to repairs to possession date, title issues, staging, advertising, and the closing process. A real estate professional who’s representing you will look at the transaction from your perspective, helping you negotiate a purchase agreement and escrow with do due diligence
5. Ensure an up-to-date experience.
Most people buy or sell only a few homes in a lifetime, usually with quite a few years between purchases. Even if you’ve bought or sold a home before, laws and regulations change. Real estate practitioners may handle hundreds or thousands of transactions over the course of their career.
6. Be your rock during emotional moments.
Having a concerned, but objective, third party as your advocate helps you stay focused on the issues most important to you when emotions or challenges threaten to sink an otherwise sound transaction.
7. Provide fair and ethical treatment.
When you're interviewing agents, ask if they're a REALTOR®, a member of the National Association of REALTORS®. Every member must adhere to the REALTOR® Code of Ethics, which is based on professionalism, serving the interests of clients, and protecting the public.
For over 2 decades, Ruben has worked in the CA real estate market closing over $20 million in sales, with offices in LA and Palm Springs . Early on, he learned the ins and outs of the market, and is exceptionally adept at navigating trends. During his career, Ruben has helped clients with the buying, selling and leasing of condominiums, single-family homes, high-end celebrity estates and income-generating properties. Always an advocate in negotiating a timely and smooth transaction, he thrives when assuring and serving the goals of his clients. Each of his clients has benefited from his Certified Negotiator (CN) designation and his honest no nonsense approach and attention to detail in their interactions with him.