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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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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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We’re proud to announce our new Key West Style custom home from…

Cape Coral Home Builder - Hallmark 2 Story Floor Plan

our Sterling Collection home building division:

This new island-style elevation draws inspiration from the unique and charming Key West cottages located on the southernmost point island of the U.S.  With bright and lively colors and classic island details, you get the Key West feel without being there!  It features a metal roof, crisp white gingerbread details, clap board siding, white trimmed windows and doors, and a front porch perfect for afternoon tea.

The Hallmark 2-story plan was developed in response to our customers’ needs for additional space and more flexibility. This complete 2-story plan offers at least 4581 square feet and is unmatched in its price range. The 2nd floor media room can be converted to a 4th bedroom. All homes can be built on a standard 80 x 125 lot.

Learn more about the Hallmark 2 Story, or give us a call at (877) 542-1075, and we’ll be happy to help you.

Did you know?

We offer many online resources for you – feel free to share, too, if you know someone who is in need:

We’ve also created an extensive free eBook library based on the questions we’ve received over the years – be sure to enjoy and share!

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us, or give us a call at (239) 542-1075.

Enjoy!

-Diane

The Sterling Collection, Cape Coral’s New Home Builder, is proud to announce…..

Cape Coral New Home Builder - West Indies Elevation - Mandolin

…the  debut of our new West Indies Elevation based on The Mandolin floor plan!

This West Indies Elevation is based on a Caribbean-style plantation home with an island feel.  It features a white flat tile roof with a modified pitch, wood look garage and entry doors, and provincial blue plantation shutters.

Learn more about The Mandolin, or visit our Mandolin Model Home at the Cape Coral Real Estate Information Center!

Did you know?

We offer many online resources for you – feel free to share, too, if you know someone who is in need:

We’ve also created an extensive free eBook library based on the questions we’ve received over the years – be sure to enjoy and share!

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us, or give us a call at (239) 542-1075.

Enjoy!

-Diane

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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