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  • Writer's pictureBeki Dobson, SIOR

National vs. Local Real Estate Firms: Bigger Isn't Always Better

Choosing a real estate firm can be an overwhelming decision due to the wide range of options available. Many buyers and sellers may look towards national firms thinking that they have more resources and more experience. However, that is not necessarily the case. There are many benefits to using a boutique local real estate firm instead.

1) Personalized Service

When you work with a local firm, you can expect more personalized service. The team will be familiar with the local vacancy and rental rates and can offer more customized advice about available employees, distribution times, local vendors and the current industrial market.

2) Local Expertise

A boutique local real estate firm has extensive knowledge of the local real estate market. They can provide detailed insights into market trends, lease values, and the best submarkets to buy or lease in. This expertise helps ensure that you get the best deal possible.

3) Focus on Quality

A national firm may prioritize quantity over quality since they need to move a lot of properties to sustain their business. But a boutique local firm values quality over quantity. They will focus on the details and take a more personal approach to their clients.

4) Connections in the Community

A boutique local real estate firm is much more likely to have a local network of professionals that can assist with every part of the buying, selling or leasing process, such as mortgage lenders, property inspectors, racking, logistics and packaging. This can make the process much smoother and faster.

5) Focused Attention

National real estate firms often have sales quotas that their agents must meet. With a boutique local firm, their agents can focus on gaining your trust, providing as much time and attention you need to find your dream home.

A boutique local real estate firm - like Miller Industrial Properties - could be the wiser choice for your real estate needs, it provides personalized service, expertise, focus on quality, local connection and focused attention. By choosing a local firm, you can feel confident in knowing that you will receive the best service possible, with a team that truly understands your needs, and can provide tailored advice that suits your unique situation.

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