There are many reasons to use a local REALTOR® when searching for your next home, cottage, or property in any area found within the Quinte district and surrounding communities, which contains the Lakelands, Belleville to Deseronto, Prince Edward County, and Brighton. A local REALTOR® is deeply knowledgeable of their local community, the types of homes available, and they can help you find the perfect home based on your needs.
A local REALTOR® is more than just the person who helps you find the right home. They live, work, and play in the same community you are looking at. They can show you market statistics, the best schools, restaurants, local attractions, and reputable contractors, and they make it easy for you to transition to living in your new community.
Buying a home is a complex process. Your local REALTOR® keeps you informed about local laws, municipal services, wells and septics, and other things that are common in rural homes. They can also help you make sense of city development projects, zoning and bylaws, and the many bureaucratic processes. Their locally-focused knowledge is exactly what you need to simplify the home buying process.
Your local REALTOR® can help you with whatever you need when it comes to buying your home. They do a lot more than just structure sales agreements. If you need advice, have questions about the market, or just want an honest opinion about the houses you’ve checked out, they will give it to you because your success is their success.
Every community is defined by the local businesses, entrepreneurs, and those who make it a better place to live. A local REALTOR® works within their community and can help you find reputable mortgage brokers, lawyers, contractors, home inspectors, and other services that you’ll need when buying, selling, and maintaining your property.
Marketing a home requires more than just placing a for sale sign outside and searching the Internet. A local REALTOR® works with you to market your home through every channel available. They will help you decide the best timeframe for selling, list your home on the Multiple Listing Service®, (MLS®), share it with their network, and work with you to find one that meets all of your requirements.
Buying a home is a challenging process. Your dream home is unique and a local REALTOR® uses their expertise to find the right design styles, searches the local community for your ideal home, finds you the best prices possible and relevant comparables, and is focused on getting you the best return possible. Your time is valuable and a local REALTOR® understands this. That’s why they use their local knowledge to find you a home that meets all of your requirements.
Buying or selling a property isn’t an easy process. There are many steps that need to be considered. A local REALTOR® cares about you and will protect your interests throughout the entire process. They will keep you on track, remind you of important dates and deadlines, and support you through one of the biggest purchases in your life.
Real estate professionals understand the importance of community. A local REALTOR® lives and works in the community you are looking at purchasing a home in. They often support local charities, groups and organizations, and other positive initiatives that are designed to make your community a better place to live.
For every licensed real estate agent, there are many unlicensed individuals trying to pose as real estate agents. The Quinte & District Association of REALTORS® Inc. is a member of the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) and the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA). While your local REALTOR® is a professional real estate agent that has the expertise you need to buy or sell your property.