Three important tips in identifying the best real estate agent to sell your home

Believe it or not, making the important decision to finally sell your home is the easier part of home selling. There will be permits to comply, property appraisal, home listing, and negotiations. Having a professional real estate agent by your side will ease your worries. Here are some tips to help you identify the best real estate agent to sell your home.  

1.  He/she is a licensed agent 

Agents undergo rigorous training and examination. Only a few, committed ones finally become licensed Real Estate Brokers or R.E.B. When hiring an agent, always consider some who is licensed. Apart from knowing the ins and outs of real estate, he or she will also have the proper training and legal personality to transact with buyers.  

2. He or she has completed successful property deals  

In real estate, experience matters. The agent’s success rate in selling homes is a good indicator that he or she will be the best real estate agent to sell your home. With years of experience, the agent will have an extensive network in the real estate industry. Experience will also be useful in navigating through the complicated home market. Admittedly, it’s not easy to have a quick, successful deal when selling a home. This is why it needs commitment from the agent as well as a good understanding of the market to successfully sell any property. Being taught by experience, he or she will have enough knowledge to make an accurate appraisal of the value of your home and sell it within the price range that’s a win-win for all. 

3. He or she comes up with a reasonable home listing price 

When you feel that your agent came up with a listing price of your home that’s reasonable, keep the agent! Allow him or her to start managing property and take the process to the last step – getting a good deal. A reasonable home listing price is the most critical part of the home selling process. Your agent should have a good understanding of the market to come up with something that’s acceptable for you as well as for potential buyers. Listing your home should no longer be a problem if the price your agent came up with is realistic and within market range.  

We are sure there are other qualities that you want to look for in a good, dependable real estate agent, but these three mentioned above can serve as your main guide in considering a professional real estate agent. To know more on how to get the best deal for your home through an agent, give me a call, Louise Payne.  

Louise Payne, professional real estate agent in Whangarei, Northland. 

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