Why Hire Local – What to look for when hiring a Charlotte realtor.
There are countless blogs and articles about finding a realtor to buy and sell your home, but what other criteria is critical when it comes to choosing a realtor?
Where they are from.
Sounds silly, but this small but beneficial bonus is what can really make or break buying or selling your house, learn more about Kimberly Young and the 3 P’s of why hire a native Charlottean.
These days it is not enough to have just experienced realtor. They need to have experience in the area you are looking to purchase. This is crucial for out-of-state or new to the Charlotte area home buyers. Your realtor can pull from experience of the Charlotte area and save you time by understanding your needs and being able to accurately find homes and areas that will match what you are looking for. Kimberly has over 16 years of experience in real estate, but she also attended Charlotte Country Day School and Myers Park High School and is a local Charlottean. By living and having children currently in the Charlotte area she can give you first hand recommendations that other real estate agents can’t.
Having a realtor from the Charlotte area is not only great for buyers, it is important for sellers too. Kimberly’s knowledge of Charlotte helps her network and promote your house to best potential buyers so you can close and move into your new house in a timely manner.
Pick a realtor who is actively working in the Charlotte area, everyday. This seems like a basic requirement, but a realtor who is part-time or not actively in the know of what is going on in Charlotte could cost you. Kimberly’s previous retail development experience has given her many different connections in the Charlotte area, and this year alone she has closed XX number of houses. Because the Charlotte area is changing every day, knowing the future development plans that could impact the price of your home is a huge benefit. This takes out the possibility for any surprises later on down the road.
You’ve heard the old saying “negotiating is an art.” Experience and a talent for negotiating is definitely a must for your realtor. Kimberly has over 16 years of past experience with contract negotiations, acquisitions, and property management. She not only knows the process but can help you not leave money on the table. Understanding the Charlotte area and neighborhoods, means knowing moving a block can raise or lower the price of a home by thousands of dollars. Kimberly is an agent who is passionate in knowing and living in Charlotte area. Her experience and being a native Charlottean gives her insights that other realtors may not have because they’re not local. Although it may sound hokey, having a realtor that is passionate about the area can share with you a refreshing perspective you may have never seen.
There are lots of professional realtors available, but one of the best indicators of a great realtor is their additional professional experience. Try to find a realtor who has branched out to other areas of real estate. A realtor who has additional experience in other areas can help buyers and sellers understand profitability, real estate and market trends. Kimberly’s experience in the surrounding markets and commercial real estate career make her a great candidate for both buyers and sellers. From an investment property to condos, Kimberly’s past real estate experience makes her well versed in any type of transaction you’re doing.