Mobile apps mean you‚Äôre a thumb click away from finding almost anything ‚Äď even your next home. The other day I read an article about how mobile apps on your Smartphone can be used for buying a home (or just checking out a new neighborhood). These realty apps aren‚Äôt new and don‚Äėt seem to be going away, but then I got to thinking: Do I really want a mobile app to choose my next home for me?
Deciding on where (and whether!) to buy a home is lot different than, say, trying to find where the best place in town to eat a hot dog is. Sure, you could use a mobile app to find out about a new neighborhood, but it doesn‚Äôt replace actually having a ‚Äúreal‚ÄĚ real estate agent to show you around the neighborhood. That‚Äôs why new homes are usually sold offline and in person, with an agent who knows the area.
The benefits of a (real) real estate agent outweigh the realty app‚Äôs benefits every day of the week. A real estate professional agent can do more for you as a home buyer than an app that says ‚Äúyou are here.‚ÄĚ What, you ask? Read on ‚Äď here I‚Äôve listed 6 benefits of using a real estate agent to help you buy your home:
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