Your agent is your liaison between you and the house you want to buy. Make sure you chose wisely. The real estate agent crafts the offer to buy the house and if it's not presented properly, or its too ambiguous it won't be accepted. Things are changing and changing quickly so make sure in this new atmosphere you are hiring an agent that can be candid with you and help you win. Listen to this recent segment with Kathy Helbig-Strick on The McGraw Show for more on this important topic.