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Carissa Markuson

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Harrison “Chip” Storandt

Hatch Realty/Real Brokerage

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Nathan Hunter

Homesmart Adventure Realty

Paul Baker

Sky Lodge Properties

Logan Johnson

Homesmart Adventure Realty

Angie Nelson

Hatch Realty/Real Brokerage

Amber Blair

Homesmart Adventure Realty

Jason Malusky

Caitlyn Christianson

Keller Williams Inspire

McKenzie Pavek

Keller Williams Inspire

Rolf Aanestad

Marlys Ailie

Nicholas Alton

Gene Anderson

Greg Anderson

John Anderson

Glen Anderson

Otterbeck Realty, Llc

Lauri Askelson

Dakota Plains Realty

Andrew Bachmann

Austin Bachmann

Vincent Bachmann

Jill Barnby

Dave Barr

Patrick Bartells

Scott Beadle

Re/Max Lakes Region

Tricia Bellefeuille

Abraham Bentley

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Amy Berg

Why You Need A Realtor

Navigating complex real estate decisions has become more challenging than ever before. To ensure a smooth and successful experience, it is imperative to seek the assistance of seasoned real estate experts who can expertly guide you through every aspect of your transaction.

Expertise and Market Knowledge

Realtors possess specialized knowledge of the real estate market, including current trends, property values, and neighborhood dynamics. Their expertise helps you make informed decisions and find the best deals.

Negotiation Skills

Realtors are skilled negotiators who can navigate complex transactions on your behalf. Whether buying or selling, they can secure favorable terms and maximize your financial interests.

Time and Stress Savings

Hiring a realtor frees you from the time-consuming tasks involved in real estate transactions. They handle paperwork, property showings, and coordinate with various parties, reducing your stress and workload.

Access to Networks and Resources

Realtors have extensive networks of contacts, including other agents, potential buyers, and industry professionals. This access provides you with more opportunities and resources to achieve your real estate goals efficiently.

Why Use a Realtor?

Realtors have in-depth knowledge of the local real estate market, providing valuable insights and guidance throughout the process. Their access to comprehensive property listings through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) ensures a more efficient search for suitable homes or buyers. Realtors are skilled negotiators, helping clients secure the best deals and terms.

They also handle extensive paperwork and legalities, reducing the risk of errors and ensuring compliance with regulations. Additionally, realtors have a wide network of industry professionals, facilitating connections with reliable service providers. Overall, using a realtor guarantees expertise, market awareness, and a smooth real estate experience.

Buying a Home

When the moment comes to make the decision of buying a home, numerous factors demand careful consideration. The process typically encompasses a variety of the following elements. REALTOR® will be your key resource and guide you every step of the way.

Select a REALTOR®

Select a REALTOR® who will expertly guide you through the home-buying process. Explore different agency choices and determine the most suitable working relationship for your needs.

Obtain Financing

Find a mortgage company and consult with a home loan officer. It is essential you get pre-qualified to buy and obtain a loan pre-approval letter.


Once you submit your offer, the seller will respond by either accepting, rejecting, or countering it. Carefully review its terms with your REALTOR® and make any necessary adjustments. After your offer is accepted, proceed to choose a qualified home inspector.

Find the Perfect Home

Search for homes within your wants and needs that will fit into your budget. View your wish list with your REALTOR®.

Make an Offer

Decide how much you would like to offer based on market research.  Include terms such as inspections and closing dates. Your REALTOR® will write up a purchase agreement and present the offer.

The Closing

Your REALTOR®, selling agent, and title company will walk you through the process to make sure the ownership of your home is legally transferred. 

Selling a Home

When you reach the point of deciding to sell your home, it’s essential to give careful consideration to numerous factors. Your REALTOR® will have great suggestions for you to sell your home as fast as possible.

Select a REALTOR®

Select a REALTOR® who will expertly guide you through the home-buying process. Explore different agency choices and determine the most suitable working relationship for your needs.

Good Marketing Plan

Listen to your REALTOR® about how your home will be marketed, who will see it, and the price. Make sure the property is well marketed and modify the plan and pricing as needed.


Coordinate the closing process with the buyer’s agent, lender, and the closing company. Ensure the transaction is complete to avoid unexpected complications.

Showing Ready

Prepare with your REALTOR® about recommended upgrades and staging for your home. Get your home showing ready for prospective buyers.


Once you receive an offer, your REALTOR® will present it to you. Discuss the important terms of each offer you receive to reach the final agreement with a buyer.

Moving Checklist

Don’t forget to contact your local post office with your forwarding address ahead of your move. Also, arrange to disconnect utilities and check insurance coverage for your new location.

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