Source: 2008 NAR Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers
  • Buyers most frequently respond (48 percent) that they want their agent to help them find the right home to purchase.
  • The second and third most cited services that buyers look for are help with the price negotiations (14 percent) and help with negotiating the terms of sale (13 percent).
  • Help with negotiating the price has gained importance-it garnered only 11 percent of responses in 2007. One of these top three reasons is cited by three of every four buyers.