Today most home buyers begin their search for a house for sale in Los Angeles on the Internet. That’s why home sellers “in the know” choose agents who go all out for good photographs and property descriptions in their Internet presentations.
Searching online is convenient and can save you hours and days of time. It allows you to narrow your search to homes in the neighborhoods you want and with the features you seek.
But beware. If you limit your search to the homes that appeal to you online, you just might miss the Los Angeles Home you’d love best.
Trust Your Agent after looking for your house for sale in Los Angeles
You see, not all agents take the time and trouble to post good photographs and descriptions. Some only post one photo – and that might have been taken from their car, with their cell phone. Some only give the bare facts about a house – such as the number of bedrooms and baths and the square footage. If there happens to be a special feature that you’ve been searching for, you’d never know it.
So yes, do give your agent a list of homes you’ve seen on line that interest you. But also tell him or her about the features on your wish list. Active agents have actually seen many if not most of the homes on the market and might be able to take you straight to the house for sale in Los Angeles that you want. Your agent can also save you time by discouraging you from viewing homes that clearly aren’t what you’re looking for.
You can say it serves the agents right if their poorly presented listings don’t sell. But don’t penalize yourself and miss out on the house for sale in Los Angeles of your dreams just because some agent didn’t post good photographs and list all the features it has to offer. Instead, silently thank them for discouraging other buyers and leaving that house available for you.