In choosing a real estate agent to assist in buying a home or selling a house, one of the considerations is whether to choose an agent who is a member of a team. While teams are relatively new in the real estate marketplace, they are definitely an option to be considered. Teams generally consist of specialists in the various aspects of the real estate market. There are usually members who specialize in listing houses for sale. There are also members who are buyer’s specialists and focus exclusively on representing buyers. There may be members who specialize in particular areas, such as new homes, luxury homes, first time home buyers or specialty niches such as horse properties, vacation homes or historically significant houses.
The purchase and sale of real estate has become much more regulated in the effort to protect the customer. Having a team with good follow up systems in place may help guarantee the successful and problem free purchase or sale.