IdentifyChoosing a Realtor is the same as choosing any other professional in your life i.e., doctors, dentist, lawyer, you have to make the right choice for you, because this should be a relationship that continues through all your life’s many changes.
TrustEvery relationship is founded on trust. The relationship with your Realtor is no different. You have to feel that they have your best intentions in the forefront of their mind. “Client before commission. Always.” –Ginna Lazar, Lazar Homes.
Mini Face LiftSome times adding a new coat of paint or planting flowers is fairly inexpensive ways you can really make the property feel happy and inviting to buyers.
CampaignHouses do not sell themselves. Your agent should provide you with an aggressive marketing/ advertising plan. To promote the property to its full potential.
NegotiationWhen an offer comes in, now the real work starts. Your agent should have strong negotiation skills and a thick skin to get you the best possible deal.
See Ya LaterEven after the close of escrow; you want to know you aren’t alone. Your Agent should be there even when you aren’t ready to buy or sell, to help guide you any way they can.