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Looking for Homes for Sale Wayne, PA? Home Buyers Can Benefit with an Agent on Their Side

Homes for Sale WayneSomeone looking at homes for sale in Wayne, PA, or anywhere else in the Main Line area, is going to want get the best possible deal.  In virtually all cases, hiring a realtor as a buyer agent is a risk-free proposition for home-buyers.  Doing so greatly increases your chances of paying less, while experiencing fewer hassles during the transaction–without adding to the cost.

Buyer Agents Make Home Purchases Easy in Wayne, PA

Did you know that more than 80 percent of all home sales are done via buyer agents?  The idea of private sellers working directly with private buyers might sound nice, but in practice, some disadvantages exist. For Sale by Owner sellers tend to over-price their homes, and they also lack experience in dealing with the financial and administrative aspects of home purchases.

An experienced buyer agent can help a buyer throughout the process and The National Association of REALTORS found that 78% of home buyers in 2015 felt that their real estate agents were a valuable source of information.

More listings

Seasoned agents who belong to the Multiple Listing Service in your area have access to many more listings than a private buyer has as some homes for sale are only listed privately.  Working with this type of agent will immediately expand the range of homes you have access to, as well as increasing the odds of getting a great deal.

No conflicts of interest

Does the agent selling the home have any particular reason to try to help a buyer get the best deal?  Seller agents might say they work for buyers, but there is a conflict of interest.  The more the home sells for, the more money they make; the situation offers little incentive to a listing agent for helping buyers.

Likewise, having a buyer agent on your side gives you a stronger bargaining position, and often means lower prices.

Navigating the bureaucratic process.

Do you know how to set up inspections, obtain title insurance, negotiate loan approvals, and obtain a mortgage?  Every one of these steps -and more- has to be successfully navigated to have a smooth home buying experience.  Buyer agents know the process intimately, and can help promote a smooth purchase experience, whether buyers are looking at new or existing homes.

No extra cost to you.

Many first-time buyers are unaware of this, but buyer agents usually get paid a percentage of the seller’s fees. The absence of a buyer agent has no financial benefit to buyers because these fees are built into the price of the home. If there is no buyer agent, the entire amount almost always goes to the seller’s agent. Hiring a buyer agent is a win-win proposition for home buyers because they get the benefit of a professional consultant who will negotiate for them, without having to pay extra.

Sage Realty Works for Buyers

Sage Realty, LLC, is one of the top buyer agents for those looking for homes for sale in the Wayne, PA, and Main Line area.  Our experienced and friendly staff are here to help you get the best possible deal on your next dream home.

Contact us today and let us know what you are looking for!

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Featured Testimonial

I moved to PA from Washington State and learned that realty is local. There were things that I thought I knew about buying a house previously but boy was I wrong. Linda was very patient with me but also did not hold back when she saw potential problems, and always made sure I had all the information I needed before making a decision and didn’t belittle concerns to just get a sale. Above all else, and this was the most important thing to me, Linda has a high ethical standard, is very transparent in her approach and is someone I trusted making one of the biggest decisions of my life. – A. Lindsay (Courtesy of Google)

 

Hear From Our Clients

  • "We were so pleased that a co-worker recommended someone in the area that she trusted. Boy, did we strike gold on all counts. You are amazing!"
  • "Instead of trying to take advantage of conflicts of interest, she puts the client's interests first."
  • "Linda is a hardworking, proactive and knowledgeable realtor. Throughout the process of finding and buying our new home, she was always responsive and kept us up to date on every detail."
  • "Linda and the group at Sage are the right fit. You won’t find more knowledgeable, prepared and professional agents."
  • "Linda and Tracey really know the Main Line area."
  • "Throughout the entire process we never doubted that she always had our best interests in mind. We wouldn’t consider anyone else when buying a home on the Main Line."
  • "From start to finish, Linda brought to bear a most helpful combination of experience, knowledge, attention and integrity on a somewhat complicated transaction. There was never any doubt that she represented our interests."
  • "Her knowledge of the area helped us quickly narrow our search and ultimately scored us an amazing home in an incredible neighborhood."
  • "It is hard to trust when you are not sure of the rules of the game. Working with Linda made us feel like we were family. Linda took her time to relay and explain everything in detail."
  • "Linda’s honesty and real estate savviness made for a wonderful home buying experience!"

Read more about what our clients have to say

Hear from our Clients

  • "We were so pleased that a co-worker recommended someone in the area that she trusted. Boy, did we strike gold on all counts. You are amazing!"
  • "Instead of trying to take advantage of conflicts of interest, she puts the client's interests first."
  • "Linda is a hardworking, proactive and knowledgeable realtor. Throughout the process of finding and buying our new home, she was always responsive and kept us up to date on every detail."
  • "Linda and the group at Sage are the right fit. You won’t find more knowledgeable, prepared and professional agents."
  • "Linda and Tracey really know the Main Line area."
  • "Throughout the entire process we never doubted that she always had our best interests in mind. We wouldn’t consider anyone else when buying a home on the Main Line."
  • "From start to finish, Linda brought to bear a most helpful combination of experience, knowledge, attention and integrity on a somewhat complicated transaction. There was never any doubt that she represented our interests."
  • "Her knowledge of the area helped us quickly narrow our search and ultimately scored us an amazing home in an incredible neighborhood."
  • "It is hard to trust when you are not sure of the rules of the game. Working with Linda made us feel like we were family. Linda took her time to relay and explain everything in detail."
  • "Linda’s honesty and real estate savviness made for a wonderful home buying experience!"

Read more about what our clients have to say

Sage Buyer Tips

Use Sage Buyer Tips to research the Main Line and stay up to date on real estate news. This online destination is chock full of resources for buyers and sellers: you can see our Main Line communities or explore Sage favorite places. Browse properties here and search other Main Line real estate. With Sage’s advice and experience, first-time buyers and those looking to upgrade can find homes best suited to their needs.