This is the most important thing of all. Does this person have a track record for picking up the phone, being responsive, communicative? Did your friend or family member say this person communicated well – or was it specified in a client review? First, check this one off the list before any other point. You want someone that is going to be available to you and commit to being responsive (and quickly) to your questions, requests to view a certain home or at any stage of the process. Good Communication from your real estate is going to be KEY to your experience and success.
Part of good communication is going to be for you to set your expectations for what you expect of them, and to ask them in return about what they expect of you. This will get the partnership and relationship, and ultimate outcome, off to a good start.
These are where some of those interview questions are going to come in to play. This is what you need to ask:
In this aspect, you want someone who is well aware and has a good grasp on current market conditions, price setting, making offers in the Greenville area and who will know how to guide you, explain the market to you and get you the best deal. Questions to ask to ensure you are choosing a Greenville real estate agent with this type of market and industry knowledge include:
Whether you are selling or buying, you want someone who is going to negotiate strongly on your behalf to ensure you get the best deal or top dollar for your home. Find out if they approach the situation as a “win-win.” If that is the case, you want someone else on your team. This means they are more about the smoothness and quickness of the detail as opposed to being in your corner and fighting to get you what you deserve on your side of the table. Find someone who regularly brushes up their negotiation skills through courses and training. Also, find someone who exudes confidence in their bearing and the way they carry themselves. Questions to ask include:
This is where you want to ask around and get recommendations from family and friends or Google “Top agents in Greenville, TX,” “Top Real Estate Firms in Greenville, TX,” and then take a look at those Google, Zillow or Yelp Reviews. These are going to be a strong indicator of what kind of performer a particular agent is in the area and how satisfied their clients were. You may even get a peek at who is the best negotiator based on what the clients have to say about their experience with the agent. You’re looking for a 5 Star Realtor. Nothing less. Five Star agents are out there and ready to work with you today. Do not settle for a firm or agent with less than 5 Stars.
This is where you dive in and review their social media platforms, their website, and ask around about how they marketed other people’s homes. Ask the agent themselves what kind of marketing they or their firms offers when selling your home. This is what you should look for – and again, do not settle for less. There are agents and firms serving Hunt County and Greenville, that offer all of these items when it comes to marketing your property to get you the most interest, offers and exposure in the marketplace:
With M&D Real Estate Agents, you get all of this and more. Contact one of our agents today.
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