How to Search – Homes For Sale in Montrose Colorado
The home search process can be daunting in the current seller’s market, but having the right resources can ease stress and optimize your time in looking for the right homes for sale. Here are a few tips to help you on your journey.
Tech Tools – Having the right technology is a must
Homes for sale come on the market quickly, and if they’re priced right, and in good condition, they disappear quickly. Therefore, having an accurate source of information is critical to the home search process.
Many real estate websites keep homes that sold 6-months ago for sale in their search results. Why the inaccurate information? Because content is king on the internet. You the consumer, generate add revenue by clicking on their outdated listings, so keeping already sold properties on their real estate websites is to their benefit. Unfortunately, several of the big-player real estate websites are guilty of this game. Websites such as Realtor.com and ColoradoRealty-Experts.com keep-it-real when it comes to honestly representing available homes for sale.
We all know real estate agents like to talk, and good agents are well connected and well informed; keep this in mind when considering your relationship with a real estate agent. Skilled agents keep tabs on neighborhoods and know when homes may be coming on the market. Skilled agents have back-end alert systems customized for their buyer so homes that match specific search criteria are sent to the client seconds after the home comes on the market, giving that buyer a competitive advantage over others in the home buying processes. Agents also share their client’s needs with the realtor community, keeping open channels for upcoming homes for sale. The network of real estate information is still quite human and relational, even in the information age.
Using a combination of the right technology and an experienced, well-networked, and tech-savvy real estate agent will give you the edge you need to out-compete other buyers and find the home you deserve. Happy house hunting!
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Copyright 2016 Keller Williams Colorado West Realty, LLC. If you have a brokerage relationship with another agency, this is not intended as a solicitation. Equal opportunity housing provider. Each office is independently owned and operated. For sale by owner data not included in research findings. Sales data reflects sales from homes not limited to the Atha Team LLC. This information was gathered from Keller Williams, The National Association of Realtor, CoreLogic data analysis firm, Montrose Association of Realtors, and the Mortgage Brokers Association. This data is considered accurate, but is not guaranteed. Copyright Atha Team LLC 2016. All Rights Reserved.