"Exclusive agencies are the best. They remove
any conflict of interest, which is the main reason for considering
a buyer broker in the first place."
- Kiplinger's CHANGING TIMES
"To Buyers: If you want representation, work
with a buyer broker. They are legally obligated to represent
your interests in any negotiations with sellers."
- The Consumer Federation of America
"Many people don't realize that, unless specifically
stated otherwise, brokers are legal representatives of sellers.
A buyer broker, representing only the buyer, may be able
to secure a better price and better terms."
- Good Housekeeping
"Buyer brokers: agents that buyers can call their
own...If your real estate agent isn't a buyer broker, he
works for the seller...Buyers no longer have to fend for
- U.S. News & World Report
"When buyers do not use an exclusive buyer broker,
they are generally dealing with a professional, trained
selling agent who has pledged to get the best price and
terms possible for the seller. The better option is to contact
a national buyer broker network."
"Buyer brokers have the buyer's interests in mind.
They act as a personal advocate, hunting for the right house
and haggling with the seller's agent. In fact, a 1992 study
by a national long distance company, found that 200 relocating
workers who used buyer brokers paid an average of 91% of
the offering price, whereas those using traditional brokers
- Diversion Magazine for Physicians