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To Find A Buyer’s Agent in Atlanta is Not As Hard As You Think, If You Interview 3 Agents To Find the Best Fit

For an agent guided home purchase in Atlanta, the key is to interview agents to find a Buyer’s Agent that will fit your style.  When interviewing agents, ask questions that pertain to what you are buying.  

Here is an example of what to ask an agent if you are buying a condo:

  1. When do we get the covenants to read about the common areas?
  2. What will you be looking for in the financials?
  3. When will we talk to the neighbors to see if there are any assessments coming?
  4. When do we find out if the HOA is considering a price increase in the monthly dues?

As you can see, to find a buyer’s agent that will represent your interests, the agent has to have a timing scheduling of when things happen to protect your interests so that you don’t buy something that you regret later.  

Many buyers attempt to find a buyer’s agent buy simply looking at their personality and sometimes their hygiene habits because they don’t know what to ask a buyer’s agent about the transaction.  That is dangerous if you are protecting your interests.  

Here is the Timeline of how a Transaction should go that will help you in interviewing a buyer’s agent:

  1. You learn about the Purchase and Sale Agreement.
  2. You learn about the Disclosures the Seller will make to you in writing.
  3. You learn about any incentives that you might get as a buyer who is looking and scouting for a property to buy on your own via searching the internet and driving around.
  4. You learn how to get the best mortgage from the agent by getting questions to ask the lenders.
  5. You learn about hidden inventory that is not on the market yet.
  6. You learn about how to rate what you see to keep yourself less confused.
  7. You learn about how to write an offer using a formula that has you paying less.
  8. You learn about getting a top notch inspector that has the right insurance coverage to cover any damage that they create that you are liable for in the contract.
  9. You learn how to get a CLUE report .
  10. You learn how about how to ask key questions to key people who can guide you to uncovering any hidden truths about the neighborhood.

There are many more aspects to the transaction that need to be covered but if you know these steps in the Timeline, you can ask pointed questions that let you know if you are dealing with a detailed agent (there are only a few) or a sloppy agent that ultimately will cause you grief in your purchase for many years to come.

Your goal as a buyer is to buy a property that you know what you are buying.  When you find a buyer’s agent that can accomplish that goal, you are protected.  Otherwise, all bets are off.  

 Our Buyer’s Agents

Shane Vaughn - Find a Buyer's Agent at DUFFY Realty


Shane is a DUFFY Owner.  Shane continues to shine as one of the top agents at DUFFY Realty, year after year, doing more volume of sales than most agents can even imagine. Shane takes great pride in educating his buyer clients about their rights. He is an expert at the Duffy Realty 8-Step Buyer Action Timeline. Shane’s biggest pride comes from finding clients off-market properties.

Click here to see some of Shane’s Reviews on Zillow.

Caroline Gamma - Find a Buyer's Agent at DUFFY Realty

Caroline is a DUFFY Owner.  Caroline Gamma has been a professional real estate consultant since 2000, the #1 agent at Duffy Realty and one of the top producing agents in metro Atlanta.  When you work with Caroline, you will see why.  She has taken hundreds of buyers through this process with ease and assurance.
Client protection is her highest priority.

Click here to see some of Caroline’s Reviews on Zillow. 

Jennifer McCarty - Find a Buyer's Agent at DUFFY Realty


Jennifer is a DUFFY Owner.  Jennifer prides herself on having a fierce attention to detail and keeping the process of buying a home brutally simple.  Using the DUFFY 8 Step Buyer Action Timeline as the guideline to the transaction keeps everyone on the same page.  Then, winning the very best deal for her clients her favorite part of the process!

Click here to see some of Jennifer’s Reviews on Zillow.

Mike McCarty - Find a Buyer's Agent at DUFFY Realty


Mike is a DUFFY Owner. Mike is happy to have made the joy of homeownership come true for hundreds of families over the years. He was recognized in 2018 as the top 1% of all agents in America and consistently ranks as the #1 agent at DUFFY in both closed transaction volume and total sales revenue. He is also proud to be a team leader and mentor to many other successful real estate agents.  Mike’s demand for perfection applies to every step in the process and every team member. This includes his network of spectacular service provider partners who he carefully selected for their expertise and duel commitment to exceeding client expectations. Clients who work with Mike can be sure of absolute expertise at every step of the way. 

You would be hard pressed to find a buyer’s agent as good as Mike and his team.

Click here to see some of Michael’s Reviews on Zillow. 

Mary Vavra - Find a Buyer's Agent at DUFFY Realty


Mary is a DUFFY Owner.  I was born in and raised in Atlanta and currently reside in Milton.  I am proud to be a DUFFY co-owner working as both a listing specialist and buyer’s agent. I love working in the field and meeting our fantastic DUFFY clients from all across Metro Atlanta.  I can tell you with certainty, our DUFFY 8 Step Timeline will not let you fail in the purchase.

Meagan Dobert - Find a Buyer's Agent at DUFFY Realty


Meagan is a DUFFY Owner.  She has been in the real estate business for 15 years and will help you navigate through the process. Driven, knowledgeable, and ready to serve, Meagan will help you find the right home for the right price using Duffy’s 8 Step Buyer Action Timeline. She will ensure you understand the process of purchasing a home and advise you on your search all the way to closing.

Michael Bankole - Find a Buyer's Agent at DUFFY Realty

Michael is a DUFFY Owner.  He is a great listener and he is very supportive of his clients. He has the ability to execute at the right time, which produces tremendous results, at a very high percentage. He works with tirelessly and will go above and beyond to make sure that you understand the process and settle into your new home with a happy heart.

Michael Pillow - Find a Buyer's Agent at DUFFY Realty


Being a native Atlantian, Michael is very familiar with the city, its surrounding neighborhoods, and the different architectures.  With a strong sales and customer service background, he is able to make the right selections for any client based on their needs. He prides himself on being very  detailed-oriented.

Click here to see some of Michael’s Reviews on Zillow.


Michelle Boyd - Find a Buyer's Agent at DUFFY Realty


Real Estate Expert serving the Atlanta a and surrounding areas for 29 years. Specializing in Buyer Representation, helping families start their new chapter with a pleasant experience.

Serving you with the knowledge and experience you deserve.

Priscilla Lugo - Find a Buyer's Agent at DUFFY Realty


As an interior designer, I am always looking for details, I love being in contact with buyers and sellers helping them with their needs and wants.  Since 2015, I have been working in the real estate field starting in Miami, FL., acquiring knowledge and putting it into practice with clients.  Roughly three years ago, I moved to Alpharetta, GA  a wonderful City, in my case as a mother of two teenagers, I believe this City to be the perfect environment to raise a family.  Ever since moving here,  I have been helping clients here and I don’t plan on stopping.  

Sabby Iqbal - Find a Buyer's Agent at DUFFY Realty


Great things happen when Sabby gets involved! As a real estate professional, Sabby strives to ensure that the home buying process is fun, easy and stress-free. He prioritizes listening to his clients’ wants and needs to achieve the best outcome in every transaction. More than that, he values building and maintaining relationships with his clients by exceeding their expectations. Trust Sabby, he’ll lead you the way home!

Terrell Swarbrigg - Find a DUFFY Buyer's Agent


I am a friendly outgoing energetic person who enjoys sharing the city of Atlanta where I have lived since 1989. I am familiar with our northern suburbs and schools. I have extensive knowledge of our in-town neighborhoods as well. I look forward to working with you and helping you successfully find your new home using our superior tools.

Alisha Vonier - Find a Buyer's Agent at DUFFY Realty 


Alisha Vonier’s decades-long business and numbers background brings unmatched credibility to DUFFY’s Investor Programs. To say she is a “numbers person” is an understatement. She analyzed on paper and on-site 500-1000 deals per year while also completing BPO’s (Broker Price Opinions) for the banks in volume as well. Her extensive experience in analyzing
numbers and data gives DUFFY’s clients a unique advantage. Surety and credibility are what her clients can rely on with DUFFY’s independent evaluations and data analysis.


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Being that I didn’t know what to do or expect being this was my first time selling a house, Duffy made it simple and understandable. My house sold and I actually paid $3,000 less than I thought at closing which will now go toward a down payment on my new house……Thanks, Duffy Realty …You’re Awesome! And I see why you’re #1.
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I began working with Duffy and within a week I had a contract on our house. That ended up falling through and another contract was picked up, but all the way through, Victoria was a huge help in the process. Victoria and her team were always responding to calls/voicemails and were able to help me answer any questions and get the goals accomplished. Her knowledge was a huge asset to using this team for the sale and helped me in the long run.
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