With real estate on a high in Bhubaneswar, the demand for accommodation has gone up considerably in the recent times and brokers are cashing in on the situation. A lot of people, particularly, those new to the city, generally find it a daunting task to hunt for a house and for them, brokers come as a blessing in disguise. But the million dollar question still remains is it always a great idea for home buyers to hire a real esate broker while looking for a house? While there are several advantages of approaching a broker, one cannot ignore the pitfalls either.
The broker has an in-depth knowledge of a locality and can offer a buyer more suitable choices within the budget which is the biggest advantage of hiring a broker. As the broker knows the seller, he can also assist in the ice-breaking process, which may not always be possible when a buyer directly approaches the owner as not every seller is comfortable entertaining a complete stranger.
This apart, due to the extensive research carried out by the broker for any locality, it becomes much easier for him to warn buyers about any problems they may face while staying in a particular area, for example regarding water shortage or water logging problem or any other issue. So, the broker can also contribute in a big way towards the decision-making process of a buyer.
Besides, since a broker can