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10 Great Questions to Ask a Realtor

Date: 09/13/2016        [ Go Back ]

It’s a good idea to ask realtors these questions before signing a contract.
The BEST Realtors have great honest answers, not sales pitches.

The first 10 of 30 questions to ask prospective realtors

  1. What is your license number?
    Best: check it out online at BRE.ca.gov
     
  2. Are you a full-time or a part-time realtor?
    Best answer: Yes and have been for 10+ years.
     
  3. How many times have you personally bought or sold a home?
    Best answer: 40 homes. In what area(s)? Best answer: The area you are considering.
     
  4. How many years of experience do you have?
    The best answer should be 10+ years, but 5+ years may be considered.
     
  5. How many homes have you sold in the last 3 years?
    Best answer: 25. How many purchases have you facilitated? 30+
     
  6. What negotiating training do you have?
    Best answer: Ask them to describe a few of their best negotiations.
     
  7. What days do you work?
    Best answer: On days you are available to look at houses. On those days, what are your work hours? Best answer: When you are available.
     
  8. Are you available if I have a special request, for example if a house is viewable pre-listing?
    Best answer: Yes, always.
     
  9. What is the best way to reach you: phone, email, or text message?
    Best answer: Phone call. How quickly will you respond? Best answer: Within a couple hours.
     
  10. If you are not available to view homes, what is your backup plan?
    Best answer: I have other team members that will be able to assist.
     

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Sincerely,

Dan Stone

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