Do You Ever Really Need…?

Do you ever really need a real estate agent? At the risk of offending my peers, I ask this question because I think the answer is, “no”. Not because real estate professionals aren’t valuable. I say “no” because real estate transactions can be done without a licensed agent. Agents are not needed. (Hold the phone…read on. You might agree.)

No one needs a drill bit. I have more than a dozen and I’ve never needed one. I have wanted a hole in something many times, and in my shop there are several tools more or less capable of making a hole. When I want a hole to be clean, precise in depth and diameter, in wood, metal, or concrete, the correct drill bit is what I need. If precision isn’t necessary, I can probably get the hole with a nail and a hammer, or a chisel.

I made this blog to share skills with REALTORS and to give people a look into my perspective of real estate transactions. I believe people who see the world in similar ways are likely to work well together to achieve favorable outcomes. What do you think? If this blog looks like something you want to follow, please do. You’re welcome to share this blog with people like yourself. If this isn’t your thing, that’s cool. Thank you for taking a look.

Author: Tom Meyer, Owner-Broker, Essential Real Estate, LLC Madison, WI

The real estate transaction, disclosure, and confidentiality are the business of a Wisconsin licensee. It's in the transaction where the skill of the licensee, and their commitment to the law where the public is protected or placed at risk. Essential real estate services are specified in real estate license law. Those services are worth professional fees. Paying professional fee rates for administrative services is a choice when an alternative exists. We are that alternative. Old business model commission rates are taxing the home equity of American home sellers. Essential Real Estate LLC was created so our clients keep more of their home equity, spend less on broker fees, and receive skilled representation in negotiating purchase agreements.

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