20 Questions to Qualify a Potential Agent

Real Estate Taxi.com we know that the real estate industry could be very complex and hard to understand. We also know it could be especially difficult to pick the RIGHT agent to sell/find your home. Here is a list of 24 things you can ask a potential agent to help you determine who is the most qualified. Buckle up!

  1. How long have you been in real estate?
  2. Are you full time?
  3. How many houses did you sell last year and how many did you list?
  4. How many listings do you currently have?
  5. What profession were you in before this one?
  6. Will you stay in communication with me? If so, what system do you use?
  7. Will you advertise my home in the paper every weekend?
  8. How do you conduct brokers’ open houses?
  9. Do you use the Internet to generate business?
  10. If i get an offer and need you to cut your commission, would you?
  11. Do you have a list of past clients that I can call?
  12. Do you follow up on all showings and give me feedback?
  13. Do you send a copy of all the advertising to me?
  14. When you make a flier on my home, what do you do with it?
  15. How much time do you spend knocking on doors?
  16. Do you have a resume with you?
  17. What automation do you (not your office) have and use?
  18. What is your average list to sales price ratio vs. the average for the market?
  19. What is your average marketing time vs. the MLS average marketing time?
  20. Do you do any radio and/or TV advertising?

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1 comment to 20 Questions to Qualify a Potential Agent

  • Daniel

    Having good Questions to ask is important, but just feeling comfortable with an agent is my most important. I have worked with both Walter’s and they are great guys.

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