I think that whenever you hire an agent to represent you (in anything, not just real estate) you should have what I call a "mutual expectations" conversation with that agent. Indeed, the agent should be having that conversation with you.
The only way for an agent to live up to your expectations is if he or she knows what they are. Also, you need to know what role the agent expects you to take in the home search process so that you can decide if you want to do that or look for an agent that expects differently from you.
For instance, I usually instruct my agents to have their clients drive by a home if the buyer is unfamiliar with the street. That way, if the buyer hates the neighborhood, time has been saved for not only the agent, but also the buye and the seller. Why plan a time to go see a house that you are going to rule out because of the location? On the other hand, if the agent already knows that the buyer likes the neighborhood, then there is no need to drive by and the agent should go straight to making the appt to view. Even in this market, the best homes are snapped up quickly.
what you have posed does not seem unreasonable on the surface, but you have to ask yourself honestly, are you asking for too much info on too many houses and running your agent ragged, or are you extremely selective in which homes you want more info on? If it is the latter, you are good, but if you are asking for boatloads of info on a lot of houses (that you ultimately are not going to buy anyway) then you are indeed asking alot.
I have another "buying aid" that I share with my agents and clients. Limit the number of homes that you "have an interest in" to just 3 at all times. You are only going to buy 1 home (I am assuming here). You would be most apt to make an offer on the house that is number 1 on your list. You MIGHT settle for number 2 if the first house was unavailable due to terms, price, etc., but you most likely WILL NOT buy your 3rd choice and you definately wouldn't even consider settling for 4th or 5th place, so why muddle up your buying process with those that are beyond the 3rd place house?
Hope some of that helps you. Good luck with your purchase and if you decide to switch agents now, or in the future, please call a Keller Williams Realty Professional.
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