In an ideal world you find promising homes online, you connect with your Realtor and together you tour those homes - quickly discovering what you see online often doesn't translate to in person viewing (no one posts photos of what's wrong with a house online). This process can spread over several days to weeks until you find "THE" home, present an offer and hopefully have it accepted. But what if you're moving from out of state or from another city and you have only one day to tour homes if that?
This situation is not unique. I have assisted a number of clients who I've met for one day of frantic showings - others I have yet to meet.
I know first hand what it is like to move to a new city. We are originally from San Diego and 14 years ago made the move to Houston (having never visited Texas) with our 3 middle school aged children. Our Realtor was referred to us and we did an over the phone interview (no Skype back then) and felt an instant connection. We were impressed with the information provided before, during and after the sale as our agent became our go to resource. We also soon discovered that Texas is unique and I can now share these unique features with transplants (What's a feeder road? What are the names of grocery stores? What's the "inner loop")
If you fast forward from our move in date, I began ultimately working as our Realtor's assistant and a founding Realtor at his brokerage. Relationships is what it is all about.
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