Blogging from Brookside in Kansas City: September 2016

I Love Working With Buyers Who....

As an agent, working with buyers can be very time consuming and frustrating for various reasons.  Instead of complaining, I'm writing this blog to comment on the characteristics of buyers I really appreciate.  I love working with buyers, especially when.....

 

1)  They are realistic about what they can afford.  The buyer has talked with a local lender, understands closing costs and what type of loan works for their particular situation. Bonus:  the lender takes calls on the weekend!

 

2)  When looking at homes, the buyer can see beyond the clutter.  Not every home is HGTV perfect!  When a buyer can look beyond clutter, older carpet, outdated paint colors and some dirt--s/he may discover the house has a great floor plan, the potential for inexpensive updating, the ideal location.

 

3)  A buyer understands I have other clients.  Agents are usually jugglnig many clients at different stages of a sale.  We are attending inspections, meeting contractors, visiting potential clients, taking CE classes, etc.  We usually are not able to drop everything and show a house with 30 minutes notice.

 

I could add about ten more bullet points...perhaps will save those for another blog!

Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR

(Brookside/Armour Hills resident, local business supporter, NPR fan, Habitat ReStore volunteer, thankful for the gift of another day!)

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Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate/Kansas City Homes

mary.hutchison@kansascityhomes.com

816 510 1262

www.maryhutchison.org

 

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