Here are a few questions you should ask when interviewing agents for the very important job of representing you in the marketing and sale of your home:
How long have your been selling homes?
What is the source of your buyers?
How many Educational conferences do you attend a year to keep up-to-date with the ever changing current market conditions?
Do you have a contractor on staff to help with an emergency repair while on the market?
Did you sell over 40 homes a year on average in the past 3 years?
Do you have a social media campaign to sell your home?
Will your real estate agent sell 100% of their listings?
When presented with an offer what type of pre-qualifications do you require ensuring a timely close?
Do you send out just listed mailers to the neighborhood or potential buyers in the area?
Do you provide a Broker’s caravan plus open houses?
Do you provide a tracking report for showings with the Electronic Key box?
Do you provide an attractive For Sale Signage with a Brochure Box?
Do you provide an 800 Call number for tracking all buyer calls?
What is your tracking system for the escrow process?
Please explain to me the difference between a seller’s and buyer’s Title insurance and which one I will need to provide the buyer?
What recommendations will you make in order for me to make my home more marketable?
Will you call me every week with market updates?