Navigating New Real Estate Changes with Confidence

Navigating New Real Estate Changes with Confidence

Elise Fay here from the Sibbach Team at EXP Realty, and today, I’m reaching out to share some insights into recent changes in the real estate industry. With all the buzz, it’s easy to get caught up in the doom and gloom, but I’m here to tell you, it’s not all as it seems. Let’s dive into what these changes mean for you, whether you’re looking to sell your home or step into a new one as a buyer.

For Sellers: A Personal Touch

Deciding to sell your home is a big step. Typically, you might call a real estate agent—perhaps interview two or three—to find the perfect fit. This is your chance to understand the value an agent brings to the table. What’s their plan to sell your home? How quickly can they do it, and what are their average days on the market? These are crucial questions, and rightfully so, because they help you decide who’s the best match for your needs.

For Buyers: Understanding Your Value

Buying a home, on the other hand, often starts differently. You might find me, and I’ll happily open the door to your potential new home. Traditionally, buyers might continue with the agent who opened that door, not fully realizing the value they add beyond that initial gesture. As your agent, my role is to protect you, ensure a smooth transaction, and bring a network of trusted vendors to the table. It’s why I believe in sitting down with prospective clients from the get-go—to set clear expectations and share exactly what I can do for you.

Embracing New Rules for Buyers

With new industry rules, this process of discovery and understanding isn’t just for sellers anymore. Now, buyers will also get to learn about their agent’s value right from the start. It’s a move to ensure you’re informed and confident in your choice of agent. Not all buyer’s agents are created equal, and these changes are here to highlight that difference.

Why It Matters: Your Assurance of Quality

Curious about what makes an agent stand out? “Rate My Agent” is a fantastic place to start. Look me up, and you’ll find reviews that stand as testament to my commitment to both sellers and buyers long before these industry changes came into effect. This is about more than just getting paid for our services; it’s about ensuring you, the client, receive the best possible support and advice in the real estate world.

As we navigate these new changes together, know that my aim is to empower and protect you through every step of your real estate journey. Whether you’re selling your cherished home or searching for your dream one, I’m here to add real value to the process. Let’s embrace these changes with confidence, knowing they’re designed to enhance transparency, trust, and satisfaction in every transaction.

Warm regards, Elise Fay


Elise Fay, REALTOR®
Ranked #1 Real Estate Team in Maricopa County
Direct:  602-329-7782