How to Choose a Good Realtor
Whether you want to buy or sell a house, you may just need help from a real estate agent. But how can you tell you’ve met the right one? You’re going to find realtors, plain real estate agents, some will be full-time and others part-time, and maybe even friends and relatives who are in the trade. Who’s the best one to work with?
One thing’s for sure: those days of a real estate broker putting a For Sale sign in the yard, putting the property on the Multiple Listing Service, and just waiting for a buyer to come along, are gone. For sellers, that means working with a proactive, technology-bright agent. Because buyers begin with the Internet these days, pictures should be professional and the description detailed and really catchy. Very importantly, choose an agent who’s got some social medial marketing muscle. These days, this is where most of the action is, and you don’t want to miss it.
On the other hand, if you’re looking for a buyer’s agent, consider your prospect’s track record for closing deals. On average, a real estate agent would be able to sell around four homes …