But if he has 28 listings working by himself - he isnt probably the right fit
I actually made a blog post on kind of related subject you can take a look!
You should be picky, expect great service, ask all of your questions and focus on agents that have homes SOLD, not just homes for sale.
As an experienced agent I try to educate potential buyers and sellers on this through my listing presentation, as well as through my website. However, signs do work and there are no shortage of people who don't take choosing an agent seriously.
reprasetion, provide a valuable service to the home owner and have
a well intended purpose in his/her local community. Has the old
saying go you get what you pay for.
Licensed Real Estate Agent
Century Homes Realty Group llc
Direct Line: 347-932-0609
A good Marketer will look to market to all the other Selling Realtors and not be concerned with who ends up Selling the property.
We work for the Seller, not ourselves.
I would suggest if you were thinking of listing that you have at least three agents come in and provide you with a free CMA. If one suggests listing at a significantly higher price than the other two, that would be a red flag to me. I would also try and ask a question or two that I already jnew the answer to do, I'd much rather have an agent who admits they don't know something than one that gives me wrong answers. Next I would like to hear their marketing plan and how much they are planning to spend marketing your home. Do you want open houses? If so clarify how many the agent will conduct. Understanding and agreeing with the agent's marketing plan is a key to a good business relationship. Last but most importantly, have the agent provide you with a written guarantee that you may cancel the listing at any time if you are unhappy with the agent at no cost to you. Make sure the guarantee doesn't say "If the agent fails to do his jiob". I have seen clients try to get out of those listings and the agent claimed he did his job just by putting the home on the MLS.
Tom Brady SFR, e-Pro, SRES, GREEN
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
Notary Public, Ret. NYPD Lt.
"We treat you like family!"
Charles Rutenberg Realty, Inc.
255 Executive Plaza - Suite 104
Plainview, New York 11803
Just 'GOOGLE' the Brokers name and see his record,and peoples responses,etc..