Real Estate Agent Traits
Before Listing Your House
You’ve made the big decision to sell your house. It’s now time to choose a real estate professional to help with the process. One of the major attributes this agent must possess is trustworthiness.
You must feel comfortable they will accomplish the following:
1. Sell one of your largest assets
In many cases, a home is your largest asset. Studies have shown the equity many families have in their home is the largest percentage of that family’s overall wealth.
2. Set the correct market value
Pricing is crucial even in the best of markets. You want to get the best price for your home however you don’t want to overprice it as fewer buyers will be interested.
3. Set the time schedule for the sale of your home
You have a timetable for the sale of your house and the move into your next home. Coordinating the home selling process to meet certain schedules can takes an expert.
4. Set a fair fee for the services required to sell your house
You pay a commission to an agent for selling your home and coordinating all elements of the real estate transaction, including possible future negotiations (ex. with a home inspector or appraiser).
That’s a lot of trust. Let’s talk to discuss the difference a qualified professional can make in the sale of your home.