Facts to Be Considered Before Hiring Real Estate Agent

Written by Posted On Friday, 23 October 2015 01:27

When it comes to dealing with any sort property transaction real estate agent plays an important role as it not only make home buying process hassle free but also save you to trap in wrong practices of real estate. That's why a home buyer spends a lot of money to appoint an agent but it is seen that they do not much bother about selecting them or some choose their agent in an half an hour without getting more details. Leading Pflugerville home builders have guided on this and suggest the following factors that can be considered for hiring a right property agent.

1) To get review from clients: Get a list from the agents of their past and current clients with detailed contact information. It will help you to interact with them and get feedback about the agent- like their professionalism, knowledge, punctuality, fraud and so on. This information can help you to evaluate and select the proper agent.

2) Pick best one: NAR awarded best realtor as per their performance which is really matters while selecting an agent. If you want to pick up best from the market then go for agent who have been awarded by "Realtor of the Year" by state and local branch of NAR.

3) Check license: State gives license to discipline real estate agents. You can recheck this information from your state's regulatory body. They have all details like if the person is licensed or not, if there have been any disciplinary actions against them.

4) Check their experience: Experience really matters in every field this is also applicable to the real estate sector. If agent has only a couple of years of experience it means they are learning on you, which is not good.

5) Check out their current listings: Browse out agent's current listings online. You can review it from their own site or go to the Realtor.com website to check their current listings.

6) Select an agent with right credentials:  Likewise doctor’s real estate agents carry credentials. Just as

  • CRS - (Certified Residential Specialist) - This certificate will get after completing additional training in handling residential real estate.
  • ABR - (Accredited Buyer's Representative) - This will get after completing additional education in representing buyers in a transaction.
  • SRES - (Seniors Real Estate Specialist): This will be awarded for those who successfully completed training which is given for helping buyers and sellers in the 50-plus age range.

A real estate agent who carries such certificates are considered good agent. If agent introduces himself as a Realtor with a capital "R," that means he is a member of NAR.

Recently leading home builders have introduced new homes in Pflugerville and for them they also appointed some agents so before approaching them check out the all details as per mentioned here.

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