You found the home of your dreams. How do you know how much to offer?
No doubt you've heard all kinds of home buying advice, such as starting negotiations by offering a certain amount below the asking price or making a bid that's a specific amount less than what you're willing to pay for the property. But when it comes to realty, your offer should be based less on a formula and more on market conditions.
This is where an experienced real estate agent can be helpful. Using information from a variety of sources, agents can help you navigate one of the biggest purchases you'll ever make. For all the ways a real estate agent assists you in the home buying process, check out this slide show.