12 Questions to ask a Realtor before choosing a listing agent

Posted by Steve Vincent on Mar 12, 2019 11:34:00 AM
  1. What’s your average days on market?
  1. What’s the average days on market in the neighborhood?
  1. What’s your average list to sale price?
  1. Are you a member of the National Association of Realtors? REALTORS® must abide by the NAR’s code of ethics. In addition, each state’s real estate license requires continuing education for agents.
  1. How many sales did you complete last year?
  1. In what price range do you sell most of your homes?
  1. What was the average difference between sales price and list price? While this depends on your local market conditions, a REALTOR® who often sells homes well below list price may not be advising sellers to price their homes correctly or may be inadequately marketing homes.
  1. What is your marketing plan for my home? How many websites will include information about my home?
  1. Where will you look for buyers?
  1. Do you have advice for me about the condition of my home?
  1. Do you have expertise in home staging or do you recommend that I hire a professional?
  1. How often should I expect to hear from you when my home is on the market? Will you provide me with regular feedback and updates about potential buyers?