Choose the real estate broker who will do the best job for you.
You’ll want an experienced professional, with a proven track record of successful transactions and in-depth familiarity of the area. This is a personal as well as financial relationship. Talk to family and friends for personal referrals, use the internet, and interview your candidates and brokers. You’ll spend a lot of time together so it’s important to feel comfortable, communicate easily, and have the utmost confidence in his or her honesty and capabilities. The best agent will be educated and experienced with real estate procedures and the local market, and pilot you through the process confidently.
Important questions to ask:
- What is your real estate experience?
- Are you familiar with the areas we want to explore?
- What is your work schedule?
- How will we communicate?
- Can you provide references from several of your recent clients?