Choose a Top Local Expert
One of the most important decisions you will make for a home sale is choosing the right Real Estate agent. Selling a home is extremely detailed and can be difficult, so choose an agent that will make things easier for you. Also, there are certain qualifications you should look for to spot a Real Estate expert.
- Experience – Your Agent should have market experience. Understanding many different facets of Real Estate is critical for successful negotiations. Your Realtor should think three to five steps ahead of every decision that is made. Real Estate is an intricate business and could cause harm to either party. Your agent should be savvy, and capable of navigating problem areas and providing reasonable solutions.
- Education –There are minimum standards required by Texas Realtor Association that mandates specific education and licensing to become a Real Estate agent. However, the minimum requirement is not satisfactory for a professional agent. Ask the Realtor if they are up to date about current market trends. Your expert should hold a standard of continuous education.
- Availability and Professionalism – These two matters aren’t trivial and would seem to be expected. But you should ask if your agent is full time. Also, research client reviews for amateur actions. Many agents do not operate their business full time and their professionalism may be lackluster. Our company only employs the best at their craft of Real Estate and client relations.
- Rapport – Your listing agent will be your guide and partner. The crucial decision to sell your home is not an easy one. So, it is important to find a trusted agent that will understand your needs and be considerate of your time and budget. Ask yourself, does your agent take time to listen to your goals and clarify your needs? Can your agent understand your unique situation? Is there genuine concern about the outcome of the process? Too often, the need for great client-agent relationships are overlooked but we are here to create the best experience possible.