While calling up a realtor is often the first thing people do when they decide to buy or build a home, the reality is that you don’t need one to get your dream home. And sometimes, skipping the realtor can benefit you in the long run. Here are some of the reasons you don’t need a realtor when buying a new place to live.
A realtor is not legally required in Texas.
While realtors and home buying may seem inseparable, Texas does not require you to hire a real estate agent in order to obtain your home. Many real estate transactions take place without one every year, both in Texas and throughout the United States.
What you do need to successfully build your ideal home is a building partner who is committed to a personalized experience that prioritizes your idea of luxury, a dedication to your vision that makes you unafraid to ask for your want, knowledge about the process, and some organizational skills, since there are many details you will need to keep organized.
The right home builder will guide you through the entire process.
If you are buying a house without a realtor, it is true that you may desire assistance at certain points throughout the process. The good news is that you aren’t alone at any step, as long as you find the right home builder to use.
Home builders do more than just put up your new home. They can serve as a support for you throughout the entire home building process. Need financing? Want to find a place to build? Concerned about finishes? Worried about what will happen if problems arise after your home is finished? A good home builder is usually able to allay your concerns by making themselves available to answer questions and provide guidance.
With the support of a good home builder, you don’t need a real estate agent. You already have someone you can rely on to make the home building or buying process easier.
Your home builder can direct you to the home buying resources you need.
From finding a reputable lender to understanding how a construction loan works to learning which home features are most likely to add value to the home, getting a little bit of professional insight can go a long way.
However, a real estate agent isn’t the only person who has the expertise and resources you need for a successful experience. Your home builder can also serve as a valuable partner in getting you your dream residence. Here are some the ways in which their expertise and resources can make the process smoother:
- Provide information about loans and the loan process
- Answer your questions about the homebuilding process
- Answer questions about finishes, layouts, and home value
- Direct you to the best areas in which to buy or build
- Balance your budget realities AND your home ownership vision
Want to find a central and beautiful lot within the RGV? The right builder can offer you many neighborhoods from which to choose – Or even help you build on your own lot. Looking for a lender you can trust? Home builders often have lenders they can recommend who have years of experience and competitive rates. Need advice on design and finishes? There is no one better than a home builder, who is always aware of the latest trends and more than able to ensure you get a home that will serve as a luxurious and rewarding space for many years.
Find the right home builder instead of a realtor.
You don’t need a realtor when buying a new home if you find the right home builder. So what should you look for in your home building partner? Seek someone who has these qualifications:
- Ability to customize your home to your specifications
- A dedication to luxury and quality in every detail
- A passion for creativity and excellence
- Years of experience in the style of home you desire
- A great reputation from former clients
- An attentive and responsive communication style
- Superior materials and craftsmanship
Try to go beyond what every home builder claims to have: Experience and reliability. Those are critical, but in order to get a home you will love forever, you also want someone willing to build you a home that makes you feel pampered and indulged every time you step through the door.
Treviño Construction exists to deliver that personalized, indulgent, and luxurious home building experience, from the moment you decide to build until you walk into your home with very own set of keys. We work directly with your family to ensure that the home you end up with is a complete luxury lifestyle that suits you for life. Want to learn more? Contact us today!