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7 Tips for Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent for You

Over the past few months we’ve reviewed 7 Tips for Choosing the Right Real Estate agent — and if you’ve missed one of our valuable posts, we’ve linked to them below.  (Also, keep in mind, all of these tips are available in our “7 Tips for Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent” PDF eBook as well!)

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Does Your Realtor Provide Other Services?

Posted by Diane On August 20th

Level of Service

This is the seventh installment of “7 Tips for Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent for You”, which can be downloaded for FREE from teamaubuchon.com.

It may be helpful to find out the level of service your agent is willing to provide. Do they do more than just the standard job description?

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Work In Your Schedule

This is the fifth installment of “7 Tips for Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent for You”, which can be downloaded for FREE from teamaubuchon.com.

Talk to your agent about when they work. If you work long hours, five days a week, is your agent willing to work on weekends?

Will they spend their Saturday touring houses with you or showing the house you want to sell?

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5: Communicate Openly

Posted by Diane On July 12th

Communicate Openly

This is the fifth installment of “7 Tips for Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent for You”, which can be downloaded for FREE from teamaubuchon.com.

Communicating openly is the best way to avoid any problems throughout the buying and selling process.

With that being said, it is best to disclose any pertinent information to your realtor upfront so they know what to expect from you, and what you can expect of them.

For example, if you know you are an indecisive shopper and need to see dozens of houses before making a decision, let your agent know. By communicating openly with them they won’t grow impatient, or wonder if you’ve had a change of heart…

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Realtor Thumbs Up - Photo courtesy of Flickr user Scott Maxwell

This is the fourth installment of “7 Tips for Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent for You”, which can be downloaded for FREE from teamaubuchon.com.

It’s extremely important that your agent is not only familiar with the real estate business, but also familiar with the region.

To determine the level of expertise a realtor has in your area ask yourself…

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Find a personality match

This is the third installment of “7 Tips for Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent for You”, which can be downloaded for FREE from teamaubuchon.com.

Finding a friendly realtor that meshes well with your personality is key. While you shouldn’t choose an agent based on personality alone, you should be certain you get along well……..

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Choose the right realtor

This is the second installment of “7 Tips for Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent for You”, which can be downloaded for FREE from teamaubuchon.com.

Once you’ve narrowed down your search to the top two or three agents, ask questions. The best way to get to know someone is to find out as much as you can upfront so there are no surprises down the road.

Here is a list of common questions to ask the realtor when choosing a Cape Coral real estate agent:

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Ask around to find a reliable Cape Coral realtor

This is the first installment of “7 Tips for Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent for You”, which can be downloaded for FREE from teamaubuchon.com.

One of the best ways to find a trustworthy and successful Cape Coral Realtor® is to ask around. Talk to friends, neighbors and coworkers and ask them to suggest agencies they’ve used in the past. Then compile a list of prospective companies.

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Tips for Choosing Southwest Florida Realtors

Posted by Diane On February 22nd

7 Tips for Choosing Southwest Florida Realtors

Whether you’re looking to buy, sell, or rent real estate in SWFL, finding reliable Southwest Florida Realtors® can be a crap-shoot…especially if you’re a first time home buyer. When you’re a first time home buyer, the entire real estate process is new to you and you don’t know what to expect. So before you hire any Realtor®, ask yourself these questions:

  • Do you know how to interview a real estate agent to see if (s)he is a good fit for you?
  • Will your real estate agent work on your time schedule? Have you even discussed this with him or her?
  • What additional services does your Realtor® provide, if any?

If you’re unsure how to answer any of the above questions, you’ll be happy to know that we wrote a new eBook called 7 Tips for Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent for You. After reading this eBook you’ll learn how to:

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