If you have a broker, don’t put your brain to sleep

Congratulations: You have recognized the need of a real estate broker to help you sell or buy a home.

That doesn’t mean that you should leave all the decision-making to that individual. Or you’ll suffer consequences.

It’s a broker’s responsibility to advise, guide and negotiate for you based on his or her knowledge of the local housing market, experience, skill and professionalism.

Although a real estate broker has a fiduciary duty to put your interests above all others within the law, don’t take anything for granted. Continue reading