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Choosing a REALTOR®

Buying a property requires making many important financial
decisions, understanding complex issues and completing a lot of
paperwork. It helps to have an expert in your corner when
undertaking such a large purchase. We can guide you through this
process, and also provide you with access to property listings
before they hit the general market!

An experienced Buyers Agent will add tremendous value
during the home search, the drafting of the contract, negotiations
and closing of the purchase.

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What To Look For In A REALTOR®

The following are some factors to keep in mind when looking for a Buyer’s Agent:

  • How can they help you?: Buying home is a complex and complicated process that is constantly changing. You want to make sure that you’re working with someone who can take this burden off of your shoulders and get you the results that you’re looking for. Would you rather have one person’s attention or a whole team devoted to finding your new home? With The Peggy Hill Team you get a whole team of professionals working for you! Our professional agents & employees work together, creating a myriad of specialized skills and knowledge – all geared towards finding you your dream home for the best possible price. For more information about the benefits of working with a team vs. an individual agent, click here!
  • Constant Learning: One of the most important factors in choosing a real estate professional is their willingness to continually educate themselves about the ever-changing real estate industry. Our professionals are continuously updating their training and education, allowing them to be among the most cutting-edge in their field.
  • Experience and Expertise: You want a full-time REALTOR® who is familiar with the area you’re looking in and with the type of property you intend to buy. The Peggy Hill Team has over 60 years of combined experience. In 2013 we helped 277 buyers and sellers in Barrie and the surrounding areas make a move, and for 5 years and counting we’ve been ranked in the top 2 for sales in Barrie and the surrounding area! Let our expertise work towards the stress-free purchase of your next home.
  • Availability and Commitment: Your agent should be capable of prompt and decisive action during your home search. They should be able to keep in touch with you via phone, email, text message, etc and should be readily available in case of emergencies or even for the simplest questions. Our Team is always available for you during the home buying process to address any questions or concerns that you may have. We have 5 full time office staff and 3 full time Buyer’s Agents. We communicate with our clients through text, email, over the phone and in person. We will communicate with you in whichever way you are most comfortable!
  • Rapport: You want an agent to take the time to listen to your goals and clarify your needs. Your Buyer’s Agent will be your guide and partner in this crucial decision, so it is important to find one with whom you are comfortable, can get along with and trust.

At The Peggy Hill Team we believe that every home purchase should be handled with the utmost responsibility and care. We believe that the buying process should be exciting, comfortable, informative and stress-free. Click here to read more about our Team philosophy on our Mission, Values & Goals Page.