Expert Realtor, Expert Results!
Before you sell your home, a property that was one
of the most important investments you have ever made, you should ASK;
50 POWERFUL AND INSIGHTFUL QUESTIONS FOR A REAL ESTATE
AGENT, BEFORE YOU SIGN ANY CONTRACT! Then compare, before you select an associate for your
ENGLEWOOD COLORADO REAL ESTATE MORTGAGE LOAN
- How many years have you been in the Real Estate Business?
- What is your educational background?
- What is your asking rate for a commission to sell our home?
What does the purchasing Real Estate agent receive?
- How many homes did you sell in the last full year? How many
have you sold this year?
- How long have you been selling Real Estate in this area?
- Can I contact your last five clients?
- What kind of experience and training do you have in
- Can I get out of the listing if I'm not pleased with your
services, without a hassle?
- Do you have a WRITTEN Marketing Plan for marketing my property?
- . Where does your company rank among other companies in the
- . Are you a member of the National Association of Realtors?
- . Are you a member of the Local Board of Realtors?
- . Are you a member of MLS?
- . Does your name and company logo attract potential buyers?
- . Why should your company make a difference to me?
- . Do you stay in touch with me from the beginning of the
listing until the closing? How often, in what way?
- . What support systems do you have in place?
- . Do you do anything to prepare the house for the market? What
- . Do you have any special marketing plans, outside of your
current method, for selling this property?
- . Do you spend time and money to contact my neighbors, if they
know someone that will purchase my property, other then just waiting for the sign to be
- . Do you market with Direct Mailings about my property?
- . Does your name have the ability to attract other agents, that
will contact their clients for interest in my home?
- . Do you prepare professional flyers for the presentation to
all interested parties? Do you have a sample of your work?
- Will you personally be there when contracts are presented and
handle all the negotiations?
- Will you guarantee that my home will sell in 90 days, and if it
not sold, what will you do?
- . Am I locked into this listing with you?
- . What contacting systems do you have in place, to make it easy
for me to contact you in an emergency?
- . Are you fully automated with personal computers, fax machine,
pagers and voice mail?
- . Do you provide incentives/bonuses to brokers to get them
excited about my home?
- . Do you belong to the local Chamber of Commerce?
- . Can you show me your marketing program for your last three
homes that you have sold? How much time did it take to sell each home?
- . Do you have a telemarketing company to help you sell your
- . Do you request that each interested party that is making an
offer for my property, be pre-qualified?
- . Do you request that a letter be included in the proposal, of
the purchaser with an offer, being pre-qualified?
- . Do you specify a cost effective title insurer for the closing
- . Do you follow-up on all showings of the home, and report the
comments back to me?
- . Do my calls get returned in a timely matter?
- . How many full time agents do you have in your office, that
will help you sell my home?
- . Do you have an assistant to make sure no details are
- . In what ways will you encourage other Realtors to sell my
- . Will you advertise my property on a rotating basis?
- . What part of your business is from referrals, from your past
- . What additional guarantees do you offer to take my listing?
- . Do you work as a full time Realtor? If not, what else do you
- . Are you a GRI? If not, why?
- . Are you a CRS? If not, why?
- . Are you in the top 1%, in Real Estate income, in your
profession? If not why?
- . Do you have any special yearly awards from your Realtor
- . Do you have a Web Site? Do you directly market the property
on the Internet?
- . Can you give me 5 reasons why I should list with you rather
than any other agent who is calling on me?