Why Use a Realtor


All real estate licensees are not the same. Only a real estate licensees who are members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS are properly called REALTOR. They proudly display the REALTOR “®” logo on the business card or other marketing and sales literature. A REALTOR is committed to treat all parties to a transaction honestly. A REALTOR subscribes to a strict code of ethics and is expected to maintain a higher level of knowledge of the process of buying and selling real estate. An independent survey reports that 84 percent of home buyers would use the same REALTOR again.

Real estate transactions involve one of the biggest financial investments most people experience in their lifetime. Transactions today usually exceed $100,000. If you had a $100,000 income tax problem, would you attempt to deal with it without the help of a CPA? If you had a $100,000 legal question, would you deal with it without the help of an attorney? Considering the small upside cost and the large downside risk, it would be foolish to consider a deal in real estate without the professional assistance of Kevin Rose REALTOR, not to mention it is free for Kevin to represent you when buying a home. 

 But if you’re still not convinced of the value of a REALTOR, here are a dozen more reasons to use one: Read More…
What Realtor Kevin Rose can do for you!
REALTOR Kevin Rose can help you determine how much home you can afford. Kevin with 15 prior years of experience in Mortgage financing can suggest ways to accrue the down payment and explain alternative financing methods.
  • REALTOR Kevin Rose, in addition to knowing the local money market, also can tell you what personal and financial data to bring with you when you apply for a loan.
  • REALTOR Kevin Rose is already familiar with current real estate values, taxes, utility costs, municipal services and facilities, and may be aware of local zoning changes that could affect your decision to buy.
  • REALTOR Kevin Rose can usually research your housing needs in advance through a Multiple Listing Service–even if you are relocating from another city. 
  • REALTOR Kevin Rose can show you only those homes best suited to your needs–size, style, features, location, accessibility to schools, transportation, shopping and other personal preferences.
  • REALTOR Kevin Rose often can suggest simple, imaginative changes that make a home more suitable for you and improve its utility and value, or with his vast knowledge of new construction can help you build one just the way you like it.
  • REALTOR Kevin Rose is sensitive to the importance you place on this major commitment you are about to make. Look for a real estate professional to facilitate negotiation of a win-win agreement that will satisfy both you and the seller.
  • REALTOR Kevin Rose will help you determine of a reasonable asking price when selling your home. Kevin can give you up-to-date information on what is happening in the marketplace and the price, financing, terms and condition of competing properties. These are key factors in getting your property sold at the best price, quickly and with minimum hassle.
Buyer & Seller Advice

10 Steps to Home Ownership!

Systematic steps to help you buy your home

The home-buying process in the Lafayette, Louisiana or surrounding Acadiana area, doesn’t need to be a scary one. RE/MAX Acadiana Realtor Kevin Rose’s step-by-step guide will walk you through the process and answer all your questions on what you should expect, where to look for loans, and what to watch out for when closing the deal. Read More…..

The Home Seller’s Guide to Success

Get the most for your house without the hassles

Selling a home in the Acadiana Area is a big decision and requires a lot of work. From getting the house ready to reviewing the escrow papers, RE/MAX Acadiana Realtor Kevin Rose’s helpful guide will walk you through the process of selling your home. Read More…