Good planning will help you make a smooth  relocation to Maryland

A significant move form one city to another is a major undertaking 
Using some good planning, and working with professionals, will help you make a transition that will give you a pleasant experience

There are two main reasons why a good real estate agent  should be considered in strategic planning.

Reason #1

Hire a professional

As and example,  I was contacted by someone from Rancho Cucamonga considering a  relocation to Montgomery County Maryland
For most real estate agents this is just a one sided transaction
For us ,
It is the network we have in place to recommend the right real estate professional in the place where you are moving from?
In this case, it is imperative that the selling of a home can be coordinated with another real estate agent from the city of origin and purchase a home with no problems or regrets in the new city.

My clients from Rancho Cucamonga needed advice on both ends. . to sell and to buy. They were referred to the right person so we can coordinate the purchase of their new home here in Maryland

Reason #2 


Relocating your family is a huge responsibility. If you don't have the time to devote to the daily tasks associated with searching for the right agent, you could have problems. Your real estate agent needs to have a firm understanding of your own  objectives. Just as importantly, they must help you be well organized.

In some cases, you may have to look for temporary housing as a short-term solution, you may want to ask your agent to look at subleases.  These can provide a short-term lease option, potentially giving you enough time to sell your home., get acquainted in the new area and not having to agree to a whole year inside a rental lease contract

You need solutions and flexibility.

A good real estate agent will bring you that and more.

Give yourself options. Make sure you explore and find the right person
The right agent  can save you time and money in the long run.

Fernando Herboso is a broker for Herboso & Associates and writes about real estate and life in general in the areas of Maryland, DC and Virginia