Interview at least three Realtors® before selecting one and have questions ready to learn about your Realtor®.
Ask for referrals and follow-up on them. Talk to past clients.
Choose a Realtor® with experience.
Just settle for the Realtor® asking the lowest commission.
WHY USE A REALTOR?
Buying or selling a home can be one of the largest financial decisions you’ll ever make. That’s why you need to work with a Realtor®.
Many consumers believe they’ll save money by trying to buy or sell a home themselves but research shows that a Realtor® can sell your house for more money and in a shorter time. Ninety-eight percent of buyers and sellers said Realtors® provided useful information in the real estate transaction. Realtors® have unparalleled knowledge of local market conditions and can leverage that expertise to help their clients reach their real estate goals.
Knows how to show the home best, protecting you later on if you get a difficult buyer; guides you through the financially intimidating process of buying a home; helps you determine what you can afford and how to pay for it; knows the extra costs that go beyond the “For Sale” price – like taxes, closing costs, mortgage prices and down payments.