The cities within the Tri-Valley continue to grow and develop which makes it a great time for real estate. If you are looking to sell, there are people moving to the Tri-Valley every day. If you want to buy property in the Tri-Valley, you are in luck because new developments are popping up throughout the cities that make up this beautiful area of California. Whether you are a buyer or a seller, it is important that you consider getting a realtor to represent you throughout your real estate transaction. Realtors provide a number of valuable benefits to their clients. The top four things a realtor can provide you with as you buy or sell property in the Tri-Valley are exposure, experience, connections, and peace of mind.

Exposure

Using a realtor to sell or buy a home in the Tri-Valley will provide you with a higher level of exposure than if you tried to go through the process on your own. If you are buying a Tri-Valley home, your realtor can expose you to a larger amount of listings than you are likely to find on your own. There are a couple of reasons for this. First, it is a realtor’s job to know what is on the market. Part of what they spend their professional time doing is monitoring listings. So, while you may currently be obsessed with looking through everything available in the Tri-Valley, there will likely come a time when you fall behind on that task. Your realtor, however, will have systems in place to make sure that listings matching your criteria do not go unnoticed. Second, relators know others in the industry like other realtors who may have listings coming up and previous clients who are thinking about selling. These types of connections can help your realtor keep an eye out and alert you to new listings as soon as they’re available.

If you are selling a home in the Tri-Valley, a realtor can help get your home exposure to potential buyers and buyer’s agents. They often do this with a mix of digital and traditional marketing as well as networking. Since they frequently use these marketing tactics, their reach likely goes much further than yours when it comes to getting a property sold.

Experience

Experience counts for a lot when it comes to buying or selling a home. It is a major financial transaction and most people cannot afford to make mistakes that cost them thousands of dollars. If you’re selling, an experienced realtor can help you price your home appropriately so you sell quickly without leaving money on the table. If you are buying, an experienced realtor will help you determine if the house you want to buy is priced appropriately and negotiate on your behalf in order to get the best possible deal.

Connections

Through their experience working in the real estate business, realtors make connections with professionals in the business as well as buyers and sellers. These connections can be advantageous to you as a buyer or seller. Your realtor can recommend professionals you can work with in other areas of the real estate buying or selling process and minimize the time you have to spend searching through all the options.

Peace of mind

The last, but definitely not least, reason you need a realtor in the Tri-Valley is because they can provide you with peace of mind. The entire real estate buying and/or selling process can be stressful and confusing, especially if this is your first transaction. A realtor will deal with many of the most stressful parts of your real estate transaction on your behalf. And you can have peace of mind because you have a professional representing you and teaching you every step of the way.

Working with a high quality realtor will benefit you in all of the ways mentioned here and numerous others. Some of the reasons you should work with a realtor are tangible-such as their ability to market your home through a number of strategies-and others are intangible-such as the peace of mind you gain from working with someone who is knowledgeable and experienced in this area. Both the tangible and the intangible benefits of working with a realtor will have a positive impact on your experience throughout the buying or selling process.

Jameel Batshon, Broker/Co-Founder of Century 21 Cornerstone Realtors has 15 Years of Real Estate Experience with a background in Lending that started in 2002 at Household Finance Company. Jameel was Born in San Francisco, Ca and moved to the East Bay at a young age. Jameel has been a licensed Realtor since 2004.