You can attend an open house, or call the seller or listing agent to ask for a tour.
You should be clear with the listing agent that you are buying a home without an agent.
If the listing agent asks you to sign any forms, have them reviewed by your attorney first.
Do you need a realtor to look at houses?
A: Absolutely, you should engage your own Realtor just to preview a property. If you ask the listing agent to show you the property, theyhave a duty to tell the seller anything you said (materially of course) about the house or situation.
Can any real estate agent show any property?
Any licensed real estate agent can show any home listed for sale in the Multiple Listing Service (MLS). Real estate agents get paid their commission if they are considered the procuring cause of the sale. Erroneously, many agents think simply showing a home entitles them to be deemed the procuring cause in a sale.
How do you put an offer on a house without a realtor?
Here’s the process you’ll go through to buy a home without an agent.
- Step 1: Apply For A Mortgage.
- Step 2: Research The Neighborhood.
- Step 3: Find A Property.
- Step 4: Ask For Seller Disclosures.
- Step 5: Make An Offer.
- Step 6: Hire A Lawyer And Home Inspector.
- Step 7: Negotiate.
- Step 8: Finalize Financing And Close.
Is it OK to go to an open house without your realtor?
An open house is an opportunity to walk through a house that’s for sale without the need to bring along a realtor. But for open houses, you can go solo. The listing agent, also known as the seller’s realtor, will be the person hosting the open house, not the home owners (unless the house is for sale by owner).