10 Reasons to Hire a New York Real Estate Agent (instead of doing it yourself) [INFOGRAPHIC]

Hiring a professional New York Real Estate agent from Gateway Arms to sell your home or buy a new home will save you time and money. Our sales associates work closely with clients throughout each step of the process, from listing to negotiating to closing. We devote the same degree of commitment and quality of service every time, regardless of the size of the deal. Save the DIY approach for simple home repairs; when it’s time to list your Staten Island home for sale, trust in a professional Gateway Arms real estate agent.

10 Reasons to Hire a New York Real Estate Agent [INFOGRAPHIC]

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  1. Coordinate and host showings – Real estate agents coordinate showings and open houses; you don’t even have to be home.
  2. Sells quicker – Work with a real estate agent in NY and sell your home or condo an average of 19 days faster than FABO would sell (FSBO (For Sale By Owner = FSBO)
  3. Price Guidance – An agent will guide clients to select the right price based on supply and demand in your specific New York neighborhood.
  4. Sells for more – Realtor properties sell on average for 19% more than FSBO!
    • Realtor $215,000 average price – FSBO $174,900 average price
  5. Education – Professional realtors understand the volumes of NY State and NYC legal paperwork involved (so you don’t have to) and guide you through the closing process.
  6. Market factors – NYC real estate is a market like no other. Our New York Real Estate agents can disclose market condition information, which will govern your selling or buying process.
  7. Inside scoop – NYC properties move FAST! Our NY agents possess intimate knowledge of the countless neighborhoods and where to find the hidden real estate gems (before other buyers).
  8. Connections – Your agent will act as the buffer to remove spam from your showings as well as network with other trusted professionals for services you may need to buy or sell.
  9. Negotiation skills – Top NY real estate agents negotiate well because they are able to remove themselves from the emotional aspects of the transaction.
  10. Ready to assist – Gateway Arms agents are always available to answer questions at any time. Many questions are often overlooked in the excitement of the process and pop up after closing.

St. George Real Estate

St. George has been voted “neighborhood of the year” with many waterfront transformations including the development of the New York Wheel (largest wheel in the world), boutique hotels and The Empire Outlets. To learn more about Staten Island real estate and why living in St. George is a unique opportunity for you and your family, contact Gateway Arms Realty for more information. You can also call us at 1-718-273-3800.