Why use a Realtor? Reason #1. Your Agent can protect you. Protect you from buying a lemon home, the agent has been taught to look for certain faults in the home, can recommend a good home inspector, check on title issues, make sure you are getting a good home for a great price, assist in knowing if the area is what suits you ect. If your agent has sold many homes in the area they will know the pros and cons..