When marketing or searching for a property, it is common for buyers, tenants, landlords and sellers to engage the services of a property agent despite being able to handle all parts of the transaction if they really wanted to.

A professional property agent would typically be able to do much more than a consumer as they have carried out alot more transactions and can spot the blind-spots and opportunities much better than a consumer who does much fewer transactions in their life time.

Take for example, when buying a home for the 1st or 2nd time, buyers usually do not know exactly what to look out for except for price, location, condition and basic features of the unit.

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There are in fact alot more factors to look at that can determine whether your family ultimately enjoys living there and the potential for you to make a decent profit in the future.