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Are Real Estate brokers really necessary?
Real Estate brokers are no longer necessary to society
Technology has provided buyers with enough tools and information to complete the purchase of a property by themselves
The industry is filled with incompetent people who don't have the proper education or training to be an agent
Some practices used by brokers are outdated and/or may be dishonest, leaving both buyers and sellers at risk.
The sales commissions they receive are excessive
Proper legislation from governments could provide the means to create services that would render brokers obsolete
Brokers' expertise aids in the presentation and valuation of the property
Brokers centralize knowledge of buying & selling. While, in theory, their knowledge is not needed, the learning curve of such a process is steep enough that brokers add to the utility of a system.
In most cases, help is needed to showcase the house due to time constraints from the seller
High value transactions require the work of professionals
Matchmaking is an extremely valuable value-added service, but possibly the current structure of real estate brokerage could use some reform.
If you are looking to gain more money from the sale of property, brokers are the best option to achieve so.
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