This article from Fox Business points out the role that real estate agents play in today’s market. While many buyers are likely to utilize the internet today for purposes of doing the preliminary work of searching for homes and gathering information on the recent sales and characteristics of certain neighborhoods, the real estate agent’s role should be to :
1. Provide the buyer with data of comparable homes that have sold;
2. How long the home has been on the market;
3. What homes haven’t sold; and
4. The activity that has been happening in the local real estate market.