Which professional services can agents recommend to homeowners?
Helping your clients buy their home is just one step on the road to professional success. The most successful real estate pros know that extending the relationship past the sale is crucial. As homeowners begin their home ownership journey, they’ll likely need help finding the best qualified professional services. Here are a few professional services you can recommend to homeowners to help them make their house a home.
A handyman or repair person is a great professional service to recommend to your Buyers. A dedicated repair person can tie up loose ends and solve common problems that are outside of a homeowner’s comfort zone. They can help them change their locks, replace window screens, realign gutters, and more. These seemingly small things can be a big benefit for Buyers in their new home.
Consider reaching out to a local repair person and striking up a partnership with them. It’ll show your clients that you have their best interests in mind if you can recommend a quality repair person. It can also build trust between you, your clients, and your partners, which can easily lead to more referrals.
Having a trustworthy pest control professional can do wonders for your reputation. This applies for both Buyers and Sellers. The problem with pests like termites, scorpions, bats, and raccoons is that they aren’t obvious to the untrained eye. By the time problems become obvious, those pests may have done damage (or scared the living daylights out of your clients).
Recommending a good pest control professional can be mutually beneficial. Your clients can rest assured that their professional is good because you recommended them. That can lead to more business for you and your pest control partner through referrals.
Roofing issues can threaten sales and tarnish the experience of home ownership. Knowing a good roofer can solve a lot of potential issues. They can provide second opinions if a home inspection recommends roof repair. They can also provide proof of roof repairs if necessary. And recommending a trustworthy roofer can build trust (and the likelihood of referrals) among your Buyers. Roofing problems can seem overwhelming. But if you can get the ball rolling with a good recommendation, your clients will thank you.
Every home in the United States has radon. Radon is a colorless, odorless gas that is the second-leading cause of lung cancer, behind only cigarettes. Even worse, as many as 1 in 5 homes in the US may have elevated radon levels. While it can take decades for homeowners to feel radon’s effects, few homeowners would be comfortable living in a house that has a cancer-causing agent in it. Fortunately, there are many professionals who can mitigate radon for your clients.
Recommending a radon mitigation expert for your clients can literally save their lives. Radon mitigation typically doesn’t take long for a professional to complete and usually costs between $750 and $2,000. That’s much, much lower than the cost of potential medical bills down the line.
Home warranty company
A home warranty from 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty (2-10 HBW) can save your clients a ton of headaches. A home warranty can offset out-of-pocket costs when a major home system or appliance breaks down. For instance, it can cost nearly $1,800 to replace a water heater on average. With a home warranty, homeowners can reduce upfront costs to a fraction of that average.
A home warranty from 2-10 HBW can also connect your clients with quality, approved Service Contractors to assess and address qualified breakdowns. Finding high-quality Service Contractors can be difficult and time consuming. But with a home warranty from 2-10 HBW, a solution is a mere click or call away.
2-10 HBW offers comprehensive systems and appliances home warranties to help protect your clients from unexpected repair and replacement costs. Contact us to learn more.