Can you view a home without an agent?
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.
How do you put an offer on a house without an agent?
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.
What if there is no buyer’s agent?
The seller agrees to pay a percent to sell their house. If there is no buyers agent the full fee is still due to the listing agent. The listing agent could act as a dual agent with permission from all parties, or the buyer could be unrepresented.
Do I have to use the Realtor that showed me the house?
Agents do not work for free. You might ask, “Isn’t that the job—to show their listings?” Yes, an agent is obligated to show client’s homes, but if you are working with another agent, typically your agent will show you the home.