It's All About Commitment
All Florida Realtor's are NOT the same. You may start off with a traditional Buyer's Agent and end up with something entirely different, a Transaction Broker that can't protect your interests.
Florida Brokerages that have Listings with obligations to market and sell properties are known as "Transaction Brokerages". A Transaction Brokerage is simply a "facilitator" of a real estate transaction and by state law, does NOT provide Fiduciary Representation, Total Loyalty or Full Disclosure. These are all elements of an Agency / Agent relationship.
A Buyer Broker / Brokerage and its Exclusive Buyer Agents represent ONLY Buyers. A Buyers Brokerage NEVER have contractual obligations to Sellers. They have no obligation to present properties in the best possible light or to get the HIGHEST PRICE price.
Buyer Brokerages provide a commitment to Buyers that speaks volumes about integrity and dedication to the buyers. With a Florida Exclusive Buyer Agent you are assured, Fiduciary Representation, Full Disclosure, Total Confidentiality and 100% Loyalty every step of the way. A Buyers Brokerage and its Exclusive Buyer Agents put the values of "AGENT / AGENCY" in Florida Real Estate.
an Exclusive Buyer Agent is the Buyers Alternative...
working with a Brokerage that has "Contractual Obligations" to the Seller.
Your Right to Representation in Florida...
Prior to 2008, a Real Estate Agent in Florida was required by law to inform a new client who he/she was representing. Today, all Brokerages are assumed to be "Transaction Brokers" unless they specifically note otherwise. These Transaction Brokerages are referred to as Dual Agency brokerages because they attempt to serve both Buyers and Sellers.
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Prior to 2008 a Real; Estate Agent in Florida was required by lay to inform a new client at their first meeting who he/she represented. This law was to protect buyers from an agent that was representing the interest of a seller from All Buyer's Agents are NOT the same. You may start off with a Buyer's Agent and end up with something entirely different, a Dual Agent or Transaction Broker that can't protect your interests.
Only two questions to ask a Buyer's Agent
If the answer to these two questions is NO, you will have eliminated the potential for "conflict of interest ". Only, "Exclusive" Buyers Agents can provide you fiduciary representation every step of the way. A Brokerage and it's Agents committing to work Exclusively with Buyers speaks volumes about integrity and dedication. With an Exclusive Buyer Agent you are assured, complete disclosure, total confidentiality, seeing ALL properties and the fiduciary representation that today's sophisticated Buyer demands. You owe it to yourself and your familly to have dedicated professionals on your side "Every Step of the Way" .
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