Here Are The Other 15 Points Of Our 20 Point Checklist!
Did Your Agent...?
- Pawn You Off on A Less Experienced Colleague?-Huge red Ffag! Your listing agent should be the one that responds to you!
- Present You With An Average List vs. Sale Price Ratio- This is a great statistical measure of success.
- Remain A Seller's Agent Through All Offers?- You hired the agent to represent you, not the buyer.
- Let You Know How Many Homes They Personally Sold In The Last 2 Years?- Not a total for their brokerage, but them personally.
- How Much Money Will You Spend Marketing My Home?- A good Realtor spends at least 1% of the anticipated commission marketing YOUR home.
- Know What Demographic Would Buy My Home & How To Find Them?- A good Realtor knows who wants to buy your home and how to target the marketing to find them.
- Provide You With Past Client Reviews?- You'll want to know what past clients say about the agent.
- Let You Know The Average Days On Market For Homes Like Yours In Your Town?- Good agents know this information and share it with clients.
- Present A Variety Of Mediums To Market Your Home?- A combination of traditional and digital marketing tools should be used.
- Have A Personal Website Where Your Listing Was Showcased?- A robust website is a great indicator of the agent's ability to market your home properly.
- Give You Ways To Make Your Home Worth More Without Spending A Lot Of Money?- Great agents know what helps homes sell with keeping your costs to a minimum.
- Offer To List Your Home For Discounted Commission?- Any commission discount ensures that your home will NOT receive the proper marketing.
- Have A Strong Presence On Social Media? Personal Facebook, Instagram and Twitter Accounts?- Social media has revolutionized the industry. Any agent that doesn't put time into learning the ropes in this sphere won't be able to properly showcase your home.
- Ask You To List With Them For More Than 90 Days?- 60 days is the standard minimum. Anything longer than 90 days is a big warning sign.
- Explain Clearly Why You Should Use Them Over Others?- Great agents should be able to show you why they are the BEST choice to list your home.