Throughout my 29 years of experience, I have accumulated quite a lot of knowledge on the process of buying and selling a house. I would like to share a buyer tip that will hopefully help start the process for you and lead you on a stress-free and comfortable journey.
To begin, interview a couple of agents. You need to find the perfect fit for YOU! Keep in mind that word of mouth and good experience are key.
Some questions to use as a checklist:
Does the realtor have a website?
Are they experienced in selling real estate full-time or part-time for several years?
Do they know your area, understand the market, and are they engaged in the real estate market in your area?
If they are high-pressure, move on.
It is ideal if they take the time to answer your questions, and are thorough and willing to share the process with you.