This article was written by Samantha Vlcek. 27/04/2016.

Prospective buyers will be able to easily believe that agents are friends. Agents are warm and friendly. They smile, shake hands, and have a pleasant demeanour. Agents make it easy for clients to communicate with them. Many people mistakenly believe that a seller agent can help them find the best property at a low price. They should be viewed as an adversary.
Agents selling property act in the best interest of the vendor. It’s an agent’s responsibility to work each contact to secure the highest price in the quickest time period for the property they have been chosen to represent.
Who are you on your side?
It is easy for purchasers to think that they’re alone in their property hunt and end up falling into the trap of paying too much or signing a contract with unclear conditions.
This is where a buyer’s advocate comes in. Buyer’s advocates act on behalf on the purchaser- you! These agents are highly qualified and have spent many years researching the market to find the best properties at the lowest prices.
Mark Ribarsky Wise Realestate Advice explains, “Where selling agents receive a percentage of commission based off the price their properties sell for, our buyer’s advocates charge a one off payment to ensure we get the best prices for our clients.”
So What Does A Buyer’s Agent Actually Do?
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It’s all. From researching potential areas and providing recent sale statistics, to bidding at auction or organising pest and building inspections, trained buyer’s advocates are with you every step of the way.
Upon an initial consultation, a skilled buyer’s advocate sits down with you and works out your property goals. They will help you find the best places for your family’s home and give advice on how to make your property a success.
Does that make it any more difficult than what I can do myself?
Skilled buyer’s advocates are qualified real estate agents giving them inside knowledge of what actually goes on behind the scenes at a real estate agency.
They are familiar with all aspects of the trade. It is possible to modify the auctioneer’s conditions before a property auction. Buyer’s advocates know how to write up and submit modified contracts of sale to ensure the property they bid on achieves all of their client’s goals and expectations.
They are objective. The only goal for a buyer’s advocate is to locate properties that meet their client’s criteria. Buyers won’t be blinded by a freshly painted deck or pleated curtains when they look at the property from all angles. This includes land size, house condition and location.
Buyer’s advocates skills and knowledge reduce their client’s stress, whilst achieving their property goals. With their advice you can rest easy knowing that finding you the right home for the right price is your buyer’s agents priority.
For a free consultation on how a buyer’s agent can help save your time and money contact 1300 009 473.

Disclaimer: Although every effort has been made, opinions expressed may not reflect the views of Your Investment Property.