May 9, 2019

Do you really need a realtor?

Happy Friday!

After a long wait it looks like Spring has finally arrived. At Goodchild Realty, we care about helping you live in the perfect home for you and your family.

Our website features many great listings, and in fact, just this week, we've added two new listings:


485 Estate Drive, Sherwood Park

Download: MLS: E4155465 - Information sheet


29, 52105 RR 225, Crimson Leaf

Check our website early next week to see the video and information on this new listing



Please Give Me A Call

Let's book a market analysis of your home to talk about your needs.If you are interested in ANY of our services or are looking for help with your buying or selling process, do not hesitate to contact our office! We would love to chat with you.

Give us a call, send us an email, or fill out the form on this page and we will get back to as soon as we can.

We are located in the centre of Sherwood Park, AB. We are easy to get to and easy to find.



David

C: 780 819 0978

P: 780 464 7240

[email protected]


Why You Need a Realtor?

You may find yourself or your friends asking why you would use a realtor should you be thinking of buying or selling. Perhaps this article from Alberta Real Estate Association will clarify a few things:

Advice & support when you need it the most

Buying or selling a home is likely one of the largest financial decisions of your life. A REALTOR® is a trained professional who can provide advice and support while you navigate this exciting and nerve-wracking process.

The process of buying or selling a home is complicated and the rules and regulations that govern the industry change from time to time. Working with a REALTOR® lets you take advantage of the knowledge and expertise of a trained professional.

REALTORS® hold themselves to a higher standard of personal excellence, committing to life-long learning through continuing professional development and field experience.

REALTORS® can work for the property buyer, the property seller or both, depending on what type of relationship the client wishes to enter into.

Advantages for Buyers

REALTORS® are effective negotiators, ensuring your best interests are represented

REALTORS® are up to date on the rules and regulations that govern real estate practice in Alberta

REALTORS® have access to market and sales statistics so you will know if a prospective property is fairly priced

REALTORS® have a wide network of contacts, allowing them to uncover leads on properties that may not yet be listed for sale

REALTORS® must adhere to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Business Practices, enforced by the local real estate board to which the REALTOR® belongs

REALTORS® must pass provincial exams and clear a criminal check before being licensed to practice in Alberta

Advantages for Sellers

REALTORS® are effective negotiators, acting in your interests and upon your instructions

REALTORS® are up to date on the rules and regulations that govern real estate practice in Alberta

REALTORS® know the marketplace and, with access to information on recent sales in your neighbourhood, can ensure your home is priced competitively

REALTORS® target potential buyers, marketing your property in locations that reflect the buyer profile

REALTORS® have access to a range of internet sites on which to list property, such as www.realtor.ca as well as other avenues to advertise your property, including local newspapers and real estate publications

REALTORS® have a wide network of contacts, including other REALTORS®, helping them to pinpoint potential buyers for your property.

REALTORS® must pass provincial exams and clear a criminal check before being licensed to practice in Alberta.

Article by Alberta Real Estate Association

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