Can a buyer represent themselve with out a dual agent or a buyers agent?

If I wanted to buy a 1-4 resdential building, would I be forced to taking a dual agent or using a buyers agent? Is there a third option?
In Buying Property - Asked by max s. - Oct 30, 2011
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Bob W.
Broker/Agent
Allentown, PA

you do not need a buyer agent to buy a property but i would recomend getting one to represent you.

Oct 31, 2011
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Edward Q.
Broker/Agent
Pasadena, CA

You can represent yourself as a buyer. No one can force a broker on you but remember a buyer's agent gets paid by the seller. No money out of your pocket and you get the bonus of having a third party to look to financially if the deal turns out to be be fraud or bogus. Also there is the matter of disclosure by the seller and his agent. Your agent can force them to make full disclosure regarding all aspects of the property, again, at no cost to you. Ed Quigley.

Oct 31, 2011
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ANA F.
Long Beach, CA

No you wouldn't have to just do it your self .

Oct 31, 2011
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Solomon L.
Broker/Agent
Upland, CA

No, you do not need a agent. You can hire some professional to do the due diligence for you.

Nov 4, 2011
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