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How should a real estate agent work with a first time

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How should a real estate agent work with a first time homebuyer? Our agent just gave us access to the listings on their portal and lets us pick whatever we want ... we are not getting any help as far as advice as to pick this one . She just opens the door at the places I want to see she doesn't say this is what I think makes sense to see... is this how a relationship should be with a realtor?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Attyadvisor replied 6 months ago.

Welcome and thank you for your question. I will be the professional that will be assisting you. Can you tell me the State that question pertains to? Each State has their own rules for real estate agents that they must follow.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Expert:  Attyadvisor replied 6 months ago.

As first time homebuyers you would expect some interaction. Did you sign a buyers agent agreement with the realtor?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
No I didn't
Expert:  Attyadvisor replied 6 months ago.

Thank goodness. I have the regulations. Give me one moment to paste them for you. You can also file a complaint against the agent.

Expert:  Attyadvisor replied 6 months ago.



(a) Single agent–duties.—The duties of a real estate licensee owed to a buyer or seller who engages the real estate licensee as a single agent include the following:

1. Dealing honestly and fairly;

2. Loyalty;

3. Confidentiality;

4. Obedience;

5. Full disclosure;

6. Accounting for all funds;

7. Skill, care, and diligence in the transaction;

8. Presenting all offers and counteroffers in a timely manner, unless a party has previously directed the licensee otherwise in writing; and

9. Disclosing all known facts that materially affect the value of residential real property and are not readily observable.”

Expert:  Attyadvisor replied 6 months ago.

This Division handles any questions or complaints that may have with regard to a real estate agent or broker

Expert:  Attyadvisor replied 6 months ago.

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Expert:  Attyadvisor replied 6 months ago.

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