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“Bergen County, New Jersey offers a variety of real estate for sale for someone
looking to purchase a home or land on which to build a home."

Advice for Purchasing Bergen County Real Estate

Bergen County, New Jersey offers a variety of real estate for sale for someone looking to purchase a home or land on which to build a home. Considered part of the New York City Metropolitan area, Bergen County is a desirable place to live, possessing an excellent park and school system, with many beautiful houses from which to choose as your next home. However, buying a home involves problematic decisions, such as what sort of house you want, finding a New Jersey realtor you can trust and whether the house you eventually decide to purchase will make you and your family happy.

What is a Real Estate Agent?
A real estate agent mediates a transaction between a buyer and a seller. Most have licenses they have earned by taking classes dealing with the financial and contractual aspects of real estate agency. When an agent sells a home, building or piece of land, they receive a percentage of that sale. Investing in a home requires the assistance of a good real estate agent who is detail-oriented, excellent at negotiating and knowledgeable of the neighborhoods constituting Bergen County. A New Jersey realtor knows where schools, malls, theaters, churches and other places of interest to your family are located, as well as other pertinent information that may influence your decision about purchasing a Bergen County home.

Finding a Good Real Estate Agent
Selecting a real estate agent after finding a home in which you are interested means you are allowing someone who you know nothing about to represent and assist you in making one of the most important decisions you will ever make. Actually, it will benefit you more if you choose an agent before going house-hunting. That way the agent knows exactly what you are looking for and can direct you to houses matching your specifications. Working with a Bergen County real estate agent means you will not have your time wasted by other agents only concerned with making money and showing you houses in which you have no interest.

Be Open to Suggestions
Naturally, everyone who is in the market for a new home has a specific idea of the kind of house they want--fenced-in yard, garden area, patio, two-car garage, etc. However, you might not want to limit yourself to strict stipulations concerning your prospective home. Bergen County offers plenty of variety and location choices with regards to real estate, and by keeping your options open, your real estate agent may be able to offer something not quite what you wanted but just as appropriate and at an excellent price.

Know Your House
Your New Jersey real estate agent can also find out about a house's history--how old it is, who built it, how long it has been for sale and if it has experienced any past damage due to inclement weather. This type of information influences costs and may give you room to bargain. In addition, your realtor will assist you in setting up an appointment with a home inspection expert if you find a house in which you are genuinely interested.

So before you make any decisions about purchasing real estate, find your own personal Bergen County, New Jersey realtor who can help you find that one, special house for you and your family.

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About Orly Chen

  Orly Chen is a leading
Tenafly real estate agent
in Northern New Jersey
specializing in the Bergen
County area. Her
outgoing personality,
honesty and
approachability and
integrity make Orly
one of the most sought-
after agents in the
Northern New Jersey
real estate market

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