The Benefits of Working with a Real Estate Agent

Buying or building a new home is one of the most exciting milestones in life. There are a number of things to consider when selecting a home including location, functionality, quality, price and availability. The homebuying journey can be hard to navigate, especially if you are doing it on your own. The perfect home could slip through your fingers, and you might not even know it was for sale. Whether you are moving into a new community, looking for a home that meets your changing family dynamics, or are just not sure of the type of property you want, working with a real estate agent can help you navigate the homebuying process and help put your mind at ease.

Realtor Networking Events

real estate agent open house To stay up to date on available properties, realtors attend functions, like our recent VIP event, to learn about opportunities in the area and to remain informed on homes that are currently available. This enables them to offer a variety of home styles and floor plans to explore, allowing you to better understand what style of home will suit your family’s wants and needs.

Know the Area

real estate agent lots Not only are realtors always networking and looking for available homes and lots, but they also are knowledgeable about communities and their surroundings. When a realtor shows you a home, they are also there to answer any questions you might have such as what school district that property is in, specific features about the area like nearby parks and ponds and any other questions you might have about the location.

Keeping You Informed

real estate agent listings If you constantly feel like the last person to hear about new listings, a real estate agent can solve this issue. Realtors have a library full of open houses and properties that are not yet listed publicly. In other words, they know about available homes before they go live on sites such as Zillow, Redfin and Trulia. When it comes to learning about homes existing in your area, being in communication with a realtor will give you an advantage. You can also sign up for an agent’s email newsletter to stay informed on new property listings matching your search criteria. This way, you will be the first to learn about available homes, not the last.

Move-in Ready Homes and Available Lots

real estate agent available property If you are searching for move-in ready homes or home sites to build on, Kimberley Development is active in over 20 communities throughout central Iowa. Our open houses are available for touring, and our properties are located in amazing communities, perfect for your very own custom build. View a list of our communities, open houses, and available lots here or call our office at 515.963.8335 to get connected with a preferred Kimberley Development or Benchmark Builders real estate agent.