The Real Estate Browser Volume 10, Issue 4 | Page 40
40 — Say you saw it in The Real Estate Browser of Lynchburg — Volume 10 Number 4
9 Common Real Estate Myths
That Plague Buyers and Sellers
Even though most people are rarely part of a real estate transaction, everyone
believes they are an expert. By Teresa Mears, Contributor
While there’s a prevailing belief that buying without a real estate agent will save you money, the
truth is you’re almost always better off working with a pro.
BUYING OR selling a house is not some-
thing most of us do every day. You may do
it once a decade, or even once in a lifetime.
Despite the fact that most of us enter the
world of real estate only rarely, we all think
we know how it works, based on the experi-
ences of friends and family members, stories
we have heard and things we have read. actually works. Buying into those can hurt
But for everything we believe we know
about the industry, there are a number of
myths that circulate about how real estate their last home. If a long time has passed
your chances of buying or selling the right
home at the right price.
In recent years, technology has radically
changed the way homes are bought and sold,
and yet some aspects of real estate are the
same as they were when your parents bought
since your last transaction, you may be sur-
prised at how much has changed.