Why use an Accredited Buyer Representative...
Have you noticed the letters ABR that follow after the name of some real estate agents? Ever wonder what those letters mean? Here we will explain why using a real estate professional who is also an Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) should be important to you.
For most, when you buy a home you are making the largest investment of your life. Not only is this the largest financial investment you will most likely make it is also one of the most complex. For these reasons alone it is in your benefit to not only work with a qualified real estate professional but also someone who has chosen to earn the ABR designations. This designation represent a professional who provides best-in-class buyer services.
Here is a small description from the ABR website describing the qualities a representative with this designation possesses:
"When you look for an ABR® before you look for a home, you’ll be served, not sold. Your interests become their interests. And you’ll be working with someone who has gone the extra mile by completing specialized training in delivering the best in buyer-representation services. Plus, a REALTOR® who has an ABR® Designation also has an established track record, with proven experience in representing the concerns of home buyers." (http://rebac.net/why_use_an_abr.cfm)
So when it is time for you to start searching for your new or next home, make sure your real estate professional also has the skills and qualities earned through the Accredited Buyer Representative designation.