Remember, you will be entrusting this agent with what is likely to be the most significant purchase or sale in your life. So treat it like a job interview and make sure you hire the right person!!
1-Are you Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)?
2-How long have you sold residential real estate for?
3-How many companies/offices have you worked for?
4-Are you a full time agent?
5-Does your company have a World Wide Referral network?
6-Who makes the decision where and how often my home can be advertised?
7-When a customer calls inquiring about my home, who talks to them and answers the questions about my home?
8-How can you guarantee that agent has seen my home?
9-Do you have a 24 hour voice messaging service to encourage people to call at their convenience?
10-Will you promote my home on the internet and how?
11-Are you fully automated with personal computers, mobile phone, voice mail, IDX etc?
12-How many homes have you sold in your career? Can you verify that
13-Can you provide me with a list of references?
14-How much time do you invest in professional training, career development and upgrading your skills and knowledge?
15-How can you benefit me more than anyone else?