Before I was a agent, between the years 1985-1990 I had a mobile home for sale. (that is five years of not selling it.)
The problems that agents have are:
1. Many are lazy. They got into the business thinking that it was a lazy persons job. It is the lowest paid easy work there is. It is also the highest paid hard work there is. Do not get a lazy agent whether it be your relative or not.
2. You need an agent that will tell you like it is. You as a buyer or a seller can come up with the stupidest things. I know because if there is anything stupid you think as buyer or seller I thought it.
You need an agent that is not afraid to hurt your feelings, will tell you like it is, because many smart people come up with bad ideas when it comes to buying or selling a house.... more