Before You Start the Hunt to Buy New Construction

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Make Sure to Hire Your Own Agent!

Get represented by an agent and let them introduce you to the builder.

murfreesboro new construction homes for saleNew construction builders sales agents (the ones you meet at the sales office) are paid to represent the builder, even if they lead you to believe that’s not the case. They will often pressure you to sign a contract with them. Based on the nature and volume of new home construction sales, builder’s agents of generally paid less commission than a traditional agent.

You need to have your own representation. Someone who is not connected to or dependent on the builder. Hire a Buyer’s Agent to represent you.

How does your agent get paid? There are a few options. It is likely that the builder has already stated a specific amount to be paid to your agent. Occasionally, the responsibility of paying the agent’s fee is negotiable.

Most of the time, your agent will be paid by the builder. Rarely, the builder could refuse to pay the agent. unless inventory is low and demand high, do they refuse. You can pay your agent directly, in which case you can add that fee to the sales price. This is not a bad option since a good buyer’s agent can negotiate the sales price and save you more than the commissions will cost you.

Hiring your own agent means you and your interests will be represented. They will act as your fiduciary. They are obligated to disclose both the positive and negative aspects of the transaction.

What if your contract has a contingency clause to sell your home first? The answer is the same…hire your own agent and know that buying before selling may not be in your best interest. It’s definitely tougher to negotiate when there is a contingency.

In case you were wondering, it’s always the right move to hire your own agent and be well represented.

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$288,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
BATH
1
½BATH
2,304
SQFT
Retreat At Northwoods #1002
2342 N. Tennessee Blvd. #1002
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
New Listing - 5 hours online
$238,650
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
BATH
1
½BATH
1,810
SQFT
3133 Defilade Dr, N
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
Trinity Point Subdivision
New Listing - 5 hours online
$349,310
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
3
BATH
1
½BATH
2,799
SQFT
6543 Tulip Tree Drive Lot 71
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
Westlawn Subdivision
New Listing - 5 hours online
$222,860
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
BATH
1
½BATH
1,650
SQFT
3135 Defilade Dr, N
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
Trinity Point Subdivision
New Listing - 7 hours online
$289,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
BATH
1,806
SQFT
Rockcastle Drive
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
Hampton Park Subdivision
New Listing - 9 hours online
$199,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
BATH
1
½BATH
1,377
SQFT
The Villas At Cloister #113
5346 Lot 113 Tony Lama Ln
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
New Listing - 9 hours online
$238,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
BATH
1
½BATH
1,857
SQFT
1626 Sunray Dr - Lot 106
Murfreesboro, TN 37127
Del Sol Commons Subdivision
New Listing - 10 hours online
$392,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
4
BATH
2,850
SQFT
1163 BATBRIAR RD (Lot 34)
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
SOUTH HAVEN Subdivision
New Listing - 11 hours online
$254,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
BATH
1,750
SQFT
2903 Watervale
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
 
New Listing - 12 hours online
$401,990
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
4
BATH
3,528
SQFT
3528 Covenant Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
Brighton Park at Kingdom Subdivision
Open House 05/26 at 2PM
$329,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
2
BATH
1
½BATH
2,590
SQFT
1226 Matheus Drive
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
Harrison Glen Sec 6 Ph 1 Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$370,990
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
BATH
3,075
SQFT
1412 Blackman Woods Ct
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Blackman Meadows Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$359,990
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
BATH
1
½BATH
2,711
SQFT
1416 Blackman Woods Ct
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Blackman Meadows Subdivision
New Listing - 2 days online
$280,475
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
3
BATH
2,107
SQFT
3335 Livermore Lane
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Valleybrook Subdivision
New Listing - 2 days online
$377,999
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
BATH
2,875
SQFT
2122 Sun King Ct. - #26
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Kingston Square Subdivision
New Listing - 2 days online
$252,410
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
BATH
1,470
SQFT
3333 Livermore Lane
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Valleybrook Subdivision
New Listing - 2 days online
$199,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
BATH
1
½BATH
1,680
SQFT
237 Rowlette Circle
Murfreesboro, TN 37127
Villas of Baskinwood Subdivision
New Listing - 2 days online
$459,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
2
BATH
1
½BATH
3,093
SQFT
2080 Angler's Retreat Dr.
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Angler's Retreat Subdivision
New Listing - 2 days online
$329,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
2
BATH
1
½BATH
2,445
SQFT
618 Gallant Way
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
Enclave at Liberty Village Subdivision
New Listing - 2 days online
$199,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
BATH
1
½BATH
1,680
SQFT
235 Rowlette Circle
Murfreesboro, TN 37127
Villas of Baskinwood Subdivision

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