So you’ve started looking for a home. You’ve called a Realtor you really like, have heard great things about, perhaps has helped family and friends or has a great local reputation. Whatever has lead you to choose this particular Realtor, here you are and as you begin your home search in earnest, your real estate professional has now asked you to consider signing a Buyer Rep Agreement or B.R.A.
What’s a B.R.A and should you sign one?
Simply put, a B.R.A is a document which guarantees that a particular brokerage will be representing you as a buyer during your home search journey and here’s why this should matter to you.
- Your Realtor is bound by specific duties and responsibilities to you. This includes: full disclosure of KNOWN property