Everyone has a friend or relative that is a Real Estate Agent but not everyone of the Real Estate Agents is a REALTOR.
But didyou know all Real Estate Agents are not equal?
In Florida Licensed Real Estate Agents do not have to be a REALTOR?
REALTORS ARE PROFESSIONAL Real Estate Agents who joina Local, a State and a National Board of REALTORS. The cost to join these Boards is around $900.00 annually. Being a REALTORkeeps the agentcurrent on the Real Estate Market and REALTORS must abide by a high code of ethics andtake ethics classes?
Questions to Ask before hiring a friend or relative as you real estate agent.
1. Are you a REALTOR?
2. Does the REALTOR have another job? Hire someone who is a full-time REALTOR. A full-time REALTOR you can get a hold of when you have questions or there is problem.
3. What is the REALTOR’S experience?
4. How many homes has the REALTOR sold?
5. How is the REALTOR going to market your home?If you are told they are only going place the listing in MLS, then consider finding another REALTOR who will market your home. You want a REALTOR who will marketyour home so you will receivehighest price available in the Market and sell the home as quickly as possible.
6. What happens to your relationship with your family memberor friend if the real estate transactionbecome a nightmare or you need to fire them? You may never speak to that person again. Is it worth losing a friend over a real estate transaction?
Buying or Selling your home is most likely the largest investment you will ever make. It is a complicated transaction with many moving parts going on all at thetime.So why would you trust your investment to a part-time, inexperienced agent who does not know how to market your home.
Cindy Barron, REALTOR
9 years as a Realtor and over25 years in Management,Sales and Finance
Exit Realty Premier
954-298-6678 or 561-810-7855
Author:Cindy Barron Phone: 561-810-7855 Dated: April 27th 2017 Views: 134 About Cindy: ...
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