Choosing a real estate agent isn’t a process to take lightly. Here are a few questions you may want to consider asking of any agent you’re considering:
Are you an expert on the area?
Finding an agent that actually lives in the area can bring huge benefits.
Do you have any buyers in mind?
The best agents have a list of potential buyers who trust his or her advice.
What are the best qualities of my property?
Any agent worth your time should be able to readily identify the strengths and weaknesses of your property
What other properties have you sold in the area?
Consider if the agent has sold properties like yours.
What are your fees? What are your inclusions?
Will you personally attend to the inspections of my property?
The right agent will be personally dedicated to selling your property.
How can the weaknesses of my property be overcome?
This is the pitch the agent will take to buyers, so make sure it’s a good one!
How can you guarantee my property will not be undersold?
Make sure you have a thorough understanding of the agent’s pricing strategy and any planned marketing.