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Real Estate

Do You Need
an Agent?

Your Home | Your Life

If you’ve bought
or sold a house
before, it may
be tempting
to decide to
go through the
process without
the help of a real
estate agent and
their fee. Know
what you’re
getting into before
taking on this
For both buyers and
sellers, an agent is an
important ally who can
handle the paperwork
and negotiating, which
can get tricky, and make
the process much less
stressful for you. Here’s
what to know when you’re
better able to negotiate
considering an agent.
the details of the contract.
Your agent handles all
the walkthroughs and
Time Magazine
open houses as well,
reported that 90 percent
making them particularly
of home sellers use a real
helpful for sellers with
estate agent. The agent
inflexible work schedules.
understands the market
If you’re not sure about
and the appraisal process
your agent or having
and can provide expert
an agent at all, consider
advice on how to move a
signing a short-term
home more quickly, how
to market it effectively and contract, so you can
re-evaluate how well the
more. Knowing market
relationship is working.
trends, they often are

An agent can help
you find a lender, a title
company and an assessor
and answer questions
about the types of loans
available, different down
payment assistance
programs in your area,
how much house you
can afford based on your
budget and the benefits
and drawbacks of different
neighborhoods, although
many aren’t allowed to

directly tell you yes or no
about a neighborhood.
Agents also know
what to look for when
you’re walking through
the house.
You may not notice a
slight hump in the floor,
but an experienced agent
will and knows to ask the
owner what caused it.
They know possible issues
to look for and questions
to ask depending on
the neighborhood

(traffic patterns, persistent
noises, if a family of
raccoons lives nearby,
what electricity usage
is like).
Your agent works
for you, so do your
homework and find
one you’re comfortable
with. You can ask for
recommendations and
check online reviews.
The buyer’s agent is paid
through the sale of the
home, not out of your

Laurie Koutnik
CRS, GRI, Broker/Owner


Deb Wong

Randy Koutnik
GRI, Sales Associate/
Owner, Property MGR



Jadean O’Neil
Sales Associate


KC Clark
Sales Associate


Carolyn Linden
Sales Associate


Hailey Solon
Property Manager


Jodi Therriault
Office Manager



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• Build your dream home on this beautiful +2 acre view
lot out of Jefferson City.
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4631 Victoria Dr.

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MLS# 1302804


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5930 Aaron Dr.

• Great Central Valley location! Ready for your mobile
or modular home.
• Lot has all utilities and water hook-up. Septic to be
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• Reasonable water fee of $40/mo. Covenants and
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