Many Buyers believe that if they go directly to the Listing Agent that they will save money on the purchase of a home. Not only is that not true most of the time, but your interests are not being fairly represented in most similar situations.
Although it will eventually be in your best interests, it is not recommended that you sign a Buyer Agency Agreement in the State of Colorado before your first showing with a Realtor with whom you do not have a previous personal or professional relationship.
Getting a deal to the closing table takes a lot of experience and professionalism and placating many people as you navigate a purchase or sale. Show your Realtor appreciation for making your transaction happen.
Now that it is time to pay taxes for 2010, those people who took the First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit in 2008 need to start paying it back on this year’s tax return. Those that purchased in 2009 and 2010 and took the Tax Credit do not need to pay it back.