P.O. Box 8417 Portland, Maine 04104

Choosing Your Agent [OLD]

Questions Every Seller Should Ask An Agent Before Choosing

How long have you been selling real estate?

Is real estate your full time job?  How many hours do you dedicate to the business?

What are your professional designations?

Are you actively involved in your local board of realtors?

What specifically will you do to cause my home to sell?

May I see a copy of your marketing plan?

What specific procedure will you follow to help establish a price for my home?

What will you do to keep me informed regarding any changes in the market that may impact our price and terms?

How often can I expect to hear from you once I have given you the listing of my home?

What are your company’s resources, support staff and network affiliation?

How many homes did you sell this year?  Last Year?

What checklists and systems do you have to help us stay on track in the sale of my home?

What information, tools or contacts do you have to help buyers find a lender and work through the home buying process?

What is your online and offline marketing strategy to get my home sold?

What mobile technology do you have to assist agents and buyers who inquire about my property in a timely fashion?

Will you represent me exclusively, or will you represent both the buyer and the seller in the transaction?