Real estate agents are incredibly valuable to the home buying process, especially when it comes to finding properties that suit your wants and needs.

While it may seem like a great idea to go it alone, a common buyer pitfall is choosing to not use an experienced agent. Sure, you can look at listings online or check out your local newspaper’s real estate listings, but do you have the inside scoop on recently listed homes or homes that haven’t even hit the market? Not likely.

Real Estate agents like myself, communicate with other agents, have access to different MLSs, have experience negotiating, will guide you through the process (from beginning to end) and know “what to look for” when it comes to any part of the buying or selling process. Realtors can provide an incredible service and value to you.

Choosing to go it alone on your home purchase might seem like a good idea, but for many, it’s not. Avoid this pitfall by employing the services of your talented and professional agent – who will have your best interests at heart!

I’d love the opportunity to serve you. Give me a call today to and see what I can do for you!

~Kevin Gerkin


Livingston County’s leading agent. 

Blog content in part from, April 2018