When it comes to buying or selling a home, many people turn to estate agencies for help. However, there are a lot of myths and misconceptions about how estate agencies work and what they can do for you. In this blog post, we will debunk some of the most common myths about estate agencies.

Myth #1: Estate agencies charge high fees.

While it is true that estate agencies do charge fees for their services, these fees are usually a small percentage of the overall cost of buying or selling a home. In most cases, the fees are more than worth it given the extensive knowledge, expertise, and resources that estate agencies bring to the table.

Myth #2: Estate agencies only work with high-end properties.

This is simply not true. Estate agencies work with all types of properties, from modest starter homes to luxurious properties. No matter what type of home you are interested in, you can trust that an estate agency will be able to help you find what you are looking for.

Myth #3: Estate agencies only help with the sale or purchase of a property.

Even though estate agencies are primarily concerned with helping people buy and sell homes, they also offer a variety of other services. This can include property management, lettings, and even help with financing and mortgage options.

Myth #4: Estate agencies are only interested in making a sale.

Despite the fact that estate agencies do want to make sales, they also strive to find the best possible outcome for their clients. They will also work with potential buyers to determine their needs and budget and do their best to find a property that meets those needs. 

Myth #5: Estate agents will say anything to get a sale.

It is much more common to receive business from referrals than from direct sales, so if an agent continuously lied about their abilities, they would soon disappear from the market. Ask around your town and read reviews to discover the right agent for your needs.

In conclusion, estate agencies can be a valuable resource for anyone looking to buy or sell a home. Don’t let the myths hold you back from seeking out their help and expertise.

If you’re wanting the experts to help you with your next move, then call our Huntingdon office on 01480 414800, or our Kimbolton office on 01480 860400.