Your home is possibly the largest asset your family has, that being said, when you work with a realtor, they have a fiduciary responsibility to you. That means, they should be looking out for your best financial interests and should be contractually bound to protect you. Make sure you are dealing with a Professional Realtor. As such, they are bound by a strict code of ethics, which have been in place for 100 years. A Realtor has the expertise help you protect this valuable asset.
Real Estate regulations and laws are ever-changing and vary from state to state. A Professional Realtor must stay current with updates concerning regulations, laws, contracts and practices. Since their business is reliant upon successful understanding of these issues, they put that understanding to work for you. Also, the Professional Realtor will help to set the market value of your home, assessing the current real estate market, and letting you know the impact of that market on the sale of your home. Real Estate Professionals, also have many avenues for advertising the sale of your home, thus increasing the possibility of a quick sale. Knowing the local market and having access to the freshest sale data, allow the professional to price your home and maximize your potential earnings.