By Carla Olivo, PCSgrades Strategic Communications Director

Once those orders arrive, there is a mad dash to get on with your PCS. From searching for great neighborhoods and schools, (Check out PCSgrades!) to deciding whether to live on-base or off, there is a lot to do!

Finding a REALTOR®

One of the hardest is finding a REALTOR® who “gets” the military lifestyle. To help you in knowing what to look for, we put together a list of our top articles to help you find the perfect fit.

#1 Tips for Interviewing a Realtor   

There are so many factors that go into finding just the right person to help you with your house hunt. Do they understand that you only have two days to find a house? Do you mesh well with your prospective realtor? Do they know the local area inside and out? Do they have experience with the VA Home Loan?

#2 Do I Really Need a Realtor if I’m Buying New?    

Buying a new house sounds great! The idea of moving into a space that has never had someone living in it before is very tempting. But buying new can sometimes present a whole different list of questions and concerns. At the top of that list is whether you actually need a realtor to go ahead with the purchase.

#3 Do I Really Need a Realtor? The DIY Seller     

Let’s face it, we’ve all been tempted to try to sell our homes ourselves. And some have done it very successfully to be sure. But not every situation is ideal for trying to go the DIY route. Here are some things to consider before deciding to do it yourself.

#4 Run if your REALTOR® Says or Does THIS!   

Whether you are a first-time home buyer, a DIY seller, or plan to buy brand new, the realtor you hire to help in that process can make or break your experience. From lackluster photos of your home to promising to sell your home way above the going rate, there are some warning signs that you need to head to and find yourself an “A-Graded” REALTOR®.

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