Understand all the alternatives before representing yourself in real estate
Representing yourself in the housing market isn't impossible, but working with a real estate professional offers a few advantages.
If you are considering walking through a home having an open house and would like to make an offer on the place, you are not currently working with a real estate professional.
Can I represent myself?
If you have not signed an agreement to be represented by a real estate brokerage, you have the choice of doing it yourself. It’s a tough choice to make.
If you decide to do it yourself, make sure you fully understand the all the alternatives.
Because the real estate sector is regulated by RECO, working with a real estate professional as their client provides three pillars of protection: knowledge, professional standards and insurance.