Looking to vet an agent before listing your Mansfield Storrs area home for sale? How do you find a local, experienced, professional agent to help you in this important transaction?
Look for an agent that has a strong local presence and is working to gain clients and share their knowledge and expertise. Look for an agent that is active and visible in the local market and can show you positive results.
Where a great agent can be found:
Check Your Mail. Did you receive a just listed or just sold postcard about a neighborhood sale?
In Your Email. Did you receive an email with market stats past sales or mortgage rates?
On Your Street Corner. Have you seen a directional sign with an agent name?
On a Sign Rider. Have you seen SOLD sign riders frequently popping up on your commute to and from work or school?
At a Local Event. Anyone look familiar?
On a Vehicle. Did you see a vehicle with car signs at the Farmer’s Market?
On a Banner. Check local events for real estate sponsors.
Through a Recommendation From Friends or Family.
On a Class Trip. Your local Realtors have kids in the local schools.
Questions to Ask a Realtor:
Are you a full-time agent?
Do you have full-time support staff? A Transaction coordinator?
Do you receive regular training and education?
Have you sold a property similar to mine?
Do you have negotiation skills and expertise?
Do you have reviews from prior clients to share?
Will you provide me with recommendations on repairs and updates?
How will you market my property?
Do you have a preferred vendor list?