WIthout the professional guidance and experience of a Realtor, buying and selling a home can often times entail many unnessary pitfalls and complications.  The following information, as prepared by the National Association of Realtors describes the many and varied benefits of working with a professional Realtor to handle ALL of your real estate needs.

The term Realtor is a registered, collective membership mark, which identifies real estate professionals who are members of the National Association of Realtors and subscribe to its strict Code of Ethics (Link to Code of Ethics)
In The state of Hawaii the terms used for this professional desigation area Realtor, meaning a person who has a Broker’s license, and Realtor-Associate, the designation for a Salesperson.


Selling a home:

As a member of the National Association of Realtors, a Realtor is knowledgeable about the market and gives you the quickest exposure to the maximum number of buyers.

A Realtor Knows the current real estate values and can help you set a realistic, competitive price.  This skilled professional knows how to market your home effectively.

A Realtor is familiar with the local home-loan market and can help you determine whether seller-assisted financing may expedite your sale.

A Realtor Can figure the net proceeds from your sale, taking into account your outsatanding loan balance, closing costs and possible owner financing.

A Realtor can tap an even larger market through referrals and marketing techniques, the internet as wel as the Multiple Listing Service.

A Realtor frees you from the problems associate with showing your home.

A Realtor handles phone inquiries, appointments, showing which can result in your home being shown to a greater proportion of serious and qualified buyers.

A Realtor maintains objectiveity in presenting offers and counter offers.  The Realtor’s expertise in evaluating the offer in light of present market conditions cannot be over estimated.

A Realtor can familiarize you with the closing procedures by explaining them all in advance.

We at Koa Realty Strive hard to encourage all transactions to be successful transactions.