Searching For the Right Real Estate Agent

It could be that you are looking to buy or sell your home. You are likely looking for an excellent real estate agent, regardless of whether you plan to sell or buy a new home. There are two types of real estate agents: Realtors(r), and real estate agents. These terms are not interchangeable. Real estate agents are licensed to represent buyers and sellers in real estate transactions in return for commission. "Realtors or real estate brokers are the most common employers of agents.

A licensed Realtor can also sell real estate either as an agent or broker. Both Realtor(r) and real estate agents are ethical. A Realtor is obligated to uphold the 17-article code of ethics and the profession of the realty business.

You will need to ask questions when searching for the right real estate agent. Let's get started building our list.

Referrals Ask your colleagues, friends, and family for referrals. Many people who have had positive experiences working with agents will be happy to share their stories and explain why they think their agent is exceptional.

Open Houses: Going to open houses is an easy and non-threatening way for you to meet agents. Be aware of the agent's appearance and professionalism. Also, pay attention to how the materials are presented at the open houses.