Why Hire a Buckner Homes Realty Realtor®? We are professional members of the National Association of Realtors®, and we can help you buy or sell a home, investment property, commercial property, vacant land.  We help you get the best deal.  As a Realtor® we abide by strict code of ethics and professional standards.

For most Americans, a home is the most expensive purchase they’ll make in their lifetime. It’s a serious transaction with significant financial and emotional ramifications for the parties involved, and having proper representation is critical. So, what’s Buckner Homes Realty going to do for you … and is it really necessary to hire a Realtor®?

What does a Realtor® do?

In 2017, a full 89 percent of buyers used a real estate agent, and so did 88 percent of sellers. Realtor® representation during a real estate transaction is important for both buyers and sellers. All agents with Buckner Homes Realty Inc are  Realtor’s®.  Here are six of the chief reasons:

They take on fiduciary responsibility

When you work with a Realtor®, their fiduciary responsibility is to you. That means you have an expert who is looking out for your best financial interests, an expert who’s contractually bound to do everything in their power to protect you. That’s big—the value of that commitment cannot be overstated. “For more than 100 years, Realtors® have subscribed to the NAR’s strict Code of Ethics as a condition of membership,” says National Association of Realtors® President. “Realtors® have the expertise and experience to help sellers protect their investment and help buyers build theirs.”

They keep up with changing real estate regulations.

Buying or selling a home is not like purchasing a plane ticket. Every home is different, and laws change every year and vary from state to state. Generally speaking, people purchase a new home every 7-10 years, and a lot can—and usually does—change between transactions. Realtors® are immersed in real estate, and they must stay current with all the updates in regulations, laws, contracts and practices. Once you retain your Realtor®, they put that knowledge to work for you.

A Realtor® helps you find the right home, beyond square footage and baths.

Browsing online is a terrific way to start a home search—in fact, almost 90 percent of people start their home search online. But when it’s time to buy, knowing all the pros and cons of a property can help you make the right decision. Realtors® live and breathe real estate, and they can share information about a home that you wouldn’t otherwise know. For example, they can tell you about the perils of polybutylene piping (a plumbing material that’s prone to bursting), or the concerns with FRT plywood (a roofing material that can spontaneously combust in higher temperatures, like those in attics). Your Realtor® can go beyond the aesthetics and tell you important details about homes you’re considering.

Contracts and negotiations

Finding the right home is the fun part. Then the real work begins. Today’s contracts can be 50 pages long, not counting addendums and riders. Realtors® can help you navigate these complex documents and craft an attractive offer that makes sense for you. Plus, when it comes to negotiation, your Realtor® is your advocate and can bring an objective voice to a very subjective situation.

Realtors® follow a code of ethics

When you work with a Realtor®, you’re partnering with a professional who operates according to a strict code of ethics. In place for over 100 years, the Realtor® Code of Ethics ensures that consumers who work with a Realtor® are treated professionally and ethically in all transaction-related matters.

Every agent with Buckner Homes Realty is a Realtors®.  We strive to HELP you through the home selling and buying process, before, during and after the sale.  With our knowledge and experience your transaction will run smoothly.