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Excellent
Based on 83 reviews
Tim Armour
Tim Armour
March 18, 2024
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Our experience with our real estate agent, Andrew, was exceptional. He demonstrated unwavering professionalism, guiding us seamlessly through the entire home-buying process with his extensive knowledge and attention to detail. His commitment to ensuring our satisfaction made the journey smooth, and we're now happily settled in our dream home.
Amanda Frankowski
Amanda Frankowski
March 3, 2024
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Highly recommend! We just closed on our house and it truly felt like a good friend was representing us. He is very responsive, answered all of our questions - usually before we even had to ask. When our offer was accepted he handled so much that we wouldn't have expected, including getting quotes on work that needed to be done. Friendly, knowledgeable service that went above and beyond. Thanks again, Andrew!
Nathan Pace
Nathan Pace
March 2, 2024
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If you’re looking for a realtor who isn’t in it for the money and truly cares about your family’s needs, Andrew is the guy you’re looking for. Communication was quick and helpful. He is very friendly and wants to know your exact situation to find you the home you’re looking for. He is very passionate about his job and it really shows. I will recommend him to anyone looking for a home!!!
R Grain
R Grain
February 22, 2024
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Andrew Piane is an amazing Real Estate professional who goes above and beyond for his clients. I can’t recommend him enough.
Lorena Stone
Lorena Stone
February 3, 2024
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I was very impressed with Andrew's work ethics and the personal touch he brought with his other skillsets! He made selling our house a joy and effortless with his expert recommendations for the best listing! Trust Andrew if you want it done right!
Angelica Camberos
Angelica Camberos
January 13, 2024
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I recently had the pleasure of working with Andrew, and the experience surpassed my expectations in every way. From the initial consultation to the completion of the task, Andrew exhibited professionalism, efficiency, and a commitment to delivering exceptional service.
Sarah Shaw
Sarah Shaw
December 22, 2023
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I just closed on my first house and I couldn't have found a better realtor than Andrew to help me through it! Listening to other people go through the process, I expected it to be a confusing nightmare. Staying organized and understanding everything myself made everything seem that much more intimidating. But Andrew's knowledge, insight, professionalism and helpful attitude put me at ease and made me 10x more reassured and confident from our first conversation onward. I immediately got the sense he knows exactly what he's doing and was genuinely invested in helping me find what I wanted, and for the best price possible. He's very friendly and easy to talk to, and genuinely enjoys what he does. He was always ready to answer any and all questions I came up with, sometimes multiple times when I inevitably forgot the answers or needed something explained in a different way before I "got it." There was no such thing as a stupid question! Plus he is very prompt with his correspondence and replies, usually getting back to me within an hour, and often within 15-20 minutes, by whichever method I prefer (text and e-mail is my go-to). If you're feeling nervous or anxious about shopping for a home, Andrew's who you want to turn to! I get anxious and overthink everything under the sun, but Andrew kept me realistic and focused, and worked hard to make the process as simple and headache-free as possible. Thanks again Andrew!!
Emily Tuttle
Emily Tuttle
November 8, 2023
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We found Andrew when my husband yelped reators in the south Phoenix area and Andrews name came up with outstanding reviews. I had never been to Az before and our family was looking to relocate to the area because we wanted to send our children to a specific school. The first time i spoke with Andrew over the phone i felt very comfortable talking with Andrew. He listened when i decribed what i pictured in our future home. Andrew found our dream home immediately and was incredible with communication and negotiating with the sellers to get a fantastic price on our forever home. I cannot say enough great things about Andrew!
Sandra Sensbach
Sandra Sensbach
October 24, 2023
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Andrew is very professional realtor- he communicates- and keeps on top of everything- I highly recommend Andrew

Table of Contents:

What is a Buyer’s Real Estate Agent?

So, what exactly is a buyer’s real estate agent? In simple terms, a buyer’s agent is a licensed professional who represents the interests of the buyer in a real estate transaction. Think of me as your personal shopper, but instead of picking out shoes or gadgets, I help you find the perfect house. With access to more than 400 different variables to meet just about any criteria, along with an extensive knowledge of the area, experience, and market conditions.

The Role of a Buyer’s Real Estate Agent

A buyer’s real estate agent has to wear many hats. I am part detective, part negotiator, and part therapist. Here’s a closer look at the various roles I play:

  1. Property Matchmaker: A buyer’s agent is like a matchmaker, but instead of setting you up with a potential spouse, I introduce you to potential homes. Using my extensive knowledge of the market, I filter out the duds and highlight the gems that meet your criteria.
  2. Neighborhood Guru: Curious about the best schools, the crime rates, or where to get the best pizza? As your buyer’s agent, I’ve got you covered. I know the ins and outs of neighborhoods better than anyone else.
  3. Master Negotiator: When it’s time to make an offer, I turn into a fierce negotiator. I aim to get you the best deal possible, ensuring you don’t overpay for your dream home.
  4. Paperwork Ninja: Real estate transactions involve a mountain of paperwork that can be overwhelming. As your buyer’s agent, I will guide you through this maze, making sure all the t’s are crossed and the i’s are dotted to ensure your rights are being protected and the contract is being followed.
  5. Emotional Support: Let’s be real; house hunting can be stressful. As a buyer’s agent, I am a shoulder to cry on, a sounding board for your concerns, and a cheerleader for your triumphs.

Why You NEED My Buyer’s Agent Services

You might be wondering, “Can’t I just do this on my own?” Yes & No. If you choose to do it on your own then you will automatically have the seller’s agent represent you when you want to make an offer on a property. They automatically have to because you would be unrepresented. They are most concerned with the best interests of their client, the seller, because they are beholden to them. I would have your best interests because I care more for you than they are even legally obligated to. Realtor.com lists 111 things to do in a real estate transaction and why you need a buyer’s agent. Having me as your buyer’s real estate agent by your side offers several advantages:

  1. Access to Listings: Buyer’s agent services include access to the MLS (Multiple Listing Service), which means you’ll see listings as soon as they hit the market. Literally seconds later. No more missing out on your dream home because you saw it too late.
  2. Professional Network: Need a good inspector, mortgage broker, or contractor? As your buyer’s agent, I have a Rolodex full of trusted professionals.
  3. Time-Saver: House hunting is a full-time job. With me as your buyer’s agent, you can focus on your actual job while I handle the heavy lifting.
  4. Market Insight: My buyer’s agent services provide you with valuable insights into market trends, pricing strategies, and potential red flags.
  5. Stress Reduction: Buying a home can be an emotional rollercoaster. Having me, a professional guide, can significantly reduce your stress levels.
  6. Legal Documentation: As a licensed real estate agent I have the authority to write legal real estate contracts that are prepared by an extensive network of attorney’s to ensure that your rights are protected and WILL hold up on court.

The Pitfalls of Going Solo in a Real Estate Purchase

Buying a home is one of the most significant financial decisions you’ll make. It’s tempting to handle it yourself, thinking you’ll save on commissions. However, representing yourself in a real estate purchase can lead to numerous pitfalls. Here’s why using a professional real estate buyer’s agent is crucial:

Market Knowledge

Professional buyer’s agents have in-depth knowledge of the local market. They understand pricing trends, neighborhood nuances, and what constitutes a fair deal. Without this expertise, you might overpay or settle for a property that doesn’t meet your needs.

Limited Access to Listings

Real estate agents have access to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), which provides comprehensive and up-to-date listings. They also often know about properties before they hit the market. As a solo buyer, your access is limited to what’s publicly available, which might mean missing out on the perfect home. It also means you may be searching through a mountain of inaccurate listings and spam. Anyone can add a home for sale to a property search website but only a real estate agent can add a home to the MLS.

Negotiation Skills

Negotiating a home purchase involves more than just agreeing on a price. It includes contingencies, repairs, and closing costs. Experienced buyer’s agents are skilled negotiators who can secure better terms and avoid common pitfalls that might cost you money or even the deal itself.

Time-Consuming Process

Searching for homes, scheduling viewings, and managing paperwork is incredibly time-consuming. A buyer’s agent handles these tasks, freeing you up to focus on your life and making the process more efficient and less stressful.

Complex Paperwork

Real estate transactions come with a mountain of paperwork. Misunderstanding or incorrectly filling out documents can lead to delays or legal issues. A buyer’s agent ensures all paperwork is completed accurately and on time.

Professional Network

Buyer’s agents have a network of trusted professionals, including inspectors, contractors, and mortgage brokers. These connections can be invaluable for getting quick and reliable service. Without this network, you might struggle to find reputable professionals on your own.

Emotional Decisions

Buying a home is an emotional process. A buyer’s agent provides an objective perspective, helping you make decisions based on facts rather than emotions. This can prevent buyer’s remorse and ensure you make a sound investment.

Overlooking Hidden Costs

There are many hidden costs in a real estate transaction, such as closing costs, inspection fees, and repair costs. A buyer’s agent can identify and help you budget for these expenses, ensuring there are no unpleasant surprises.

Legal Protection

Real estate transactions are governed by complex laws and regulations. A buyer’s agent understands these legalities and ensures your transaction complies with all local and federal laws, protecting you from potential legal issues.

Post-Sale Support

A buyer’s agent doesn’t disappear after closing. They can provide ongoing support, helping you resolve any issues that arise after you move in. This ongoing relationship can be incredibly beneficial as you settle into your new home.

While representing yourself in a real estate purchase might seem like a cost-saving measure, the potential pitfalls far outweigh the benefits. A professional buyer’s agent brings expertise, access, negotiation skills, and peace of mind to the process, ensuring you make a sound investment and avoid costly mistakes. When it comes to buying a home, the value of a buyer’s agent is immeasurable.