Real Estate Information

Luxury Real Estate Information


Rancho Palos Verdes, California Homes
Palos Verdes, California Homes
South Bay, California Homes
Luxury Mexican Beachfront Homes

Featured Properties


Oceanfront Estate Near Trump National

Related Information


Loan Information
Real Estate Information
Mortgage Refinance Information

Finding A Capable Agent To Meet Your Real Estate Needs


Whether you're a first-time buyer, selling your current home or relocating to a different part of the country, the support of a qualified, knowledgeable real estate agent can alleviate many of your concerns and ensure a smooth transaction. A professional agent can market your present residence, help you locate the home of your dreams and assist in making your transfer to an unfamiliar area easier.

To find a trained sales associate or broker, you may need to look no further than your own neighborhood or home town. If a well-established brokerage is involved in many listings and sale, this is a god sign. Speak with some of the agent's past customers about the quality and integrity of service and performance. Successful real estate agents rely heavily on customer referrals and will therefore strive to provide the very best in customer service and satisfaction.

Set up appointments to "interview" agents and brokers much like an employer world interview a prospective employee. Inquire about their training, marketing programs and specific service policies. Also determine how many years of experience they have, the number of listings they have had, and the number of homes they have sold within the past few years. More importantly, find out how well they know the area. Ask for references, and check them out.

Your goal is to determine just how knowledgeable the agents are. Question them on financing, closing costs and/or local market conditions, depending on whether you're a prospective home buyer or seller, to determine their expertise. If they know their stuff, they should be able to answer your questions effortlessly.

If you're selling your home, learn what they will do if you decide to list with them. How do they plan to market your home? Will they provide you with a market analysis to help you determine the most effective listing price for your property? Will they supply regular progress reports and assist with negotiations once you've received offers?

If you are relocating to a different part of the country, is your agent connected with a national relocation service that will not only expose your present property to incoming transferees, but assist with your search for a new house?

Ask for a written guarantee that everything promised will be delivered. The CENTURY 21 organization, for example, backs its listings with the CENTURY 21 Seller Service Pledge. This 11-point written commitment covers everything from furnishing the seller with a marketing plan to monitoring pre-settlement activities throughout the closing process. It also gives the seller the right to terminate the listing if the pledge is not fulfilled.

A qualified real estate agent should be able to answer all your questions and provide you with qualify service that is courteous and responsible. Finding the right person may take time and patience, buy when purchasing or selling a home, the selection of a dependable agent should be tops on your list.

About The Author

W. Troy Swezey is the author of "FINDING A CAPABLE AGENT TO MEET YOUR REAL ESTATE NEEDS." As a Realtor at Century 21 Paul & Associates, he has helped many individuals with their real estate needs. Visit his web site to download his free e-book, "REAL ESTATE SECRETS EXPOSED." http://www.TroyIsMyRealtor.com or mail to: TroyC21@usa.net


MORE RESOURCES:
This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news


New York Times

Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
New York Times
... playing at the new restaurant. The space was previously occupied by Morningside Pharmacy. Tenant: Field Trip. Landlord: 101-09 West 115th Street Housing Development Fund. Brokers: Faith Hope Consolo and Arthur Maglio, Douglas Elliman Real Estate.



TechCrunch

Reali raises $20M for its flat fee real estate platform
TechCrunch
Reali, a real estate platform that replaces traditional real estate transaction fees with a flat fee model, today announced that it has raised a $20 million Series B funding round led by Zeev Ventures, with participation from Signia Venture Partners ...

and more »


Mansion Global

Wales and Scotland Leading Real Estate Demand Across the UK
Mansion Global
Demand for homes across the U.K. has risen 8% since the beginning of the year, according to Monday's Property Hotspot Index from online estate agents Emoov. But the overall nationwide rise is being buoyed by an impressive 10% uptick in demand in ...



Forbes

Why Las Vegas Luxury Real Estate Is The Next Big Market Boom
Forbes
When I first came to Las Vegas, I was immediately enthralled by its dazzling nature — not only because of its attractions but also of the features and amenities ...

and more »


Naples Daily News

Compass Reinvents The Real Estate Sign For the Smartphone Era
Inman.com
Compass has unveiled a potentially groundbreaking new customizable real estate sign that its agents can control from their smartphone at Inman Connect San ...
Compass real estate brokerage firm navigates from New York to ...Naples Daily News

all 2 news articles »


CNNMoney

Looking for a home in Berlin or Budapest? Prepare to pay more
CNNMoney
Europe is also seeing a "small-city renaissance" due to increasing interest from young buyers, said Paul Tostevin, associate director at real estate agency Savills. "Compared to higher-cost, congested global mega-cities, historic European cities on a ...

and more »


Inman.com

The biggest challenges in real estate today
Inman.com
The biggest challenges in real estate today. Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist Matthew Gardner discusses how to advise clients in an unpredictable market. by Veronika Bondarenko. Today 2:55 P.M.. Email Sharing: Share on social: Share with



WCBD News 2

Real estate prices are still headed higher in the Lowcountry
WCBD News 2
Jim Reese is now retired, but he sold real estate in Charleston for 15 years and managed an office for 15 years before becoming the General Manager of Carolina One for about 8 years. Reese says Berkeley County is doing particularly well, and prices for ...



Fox News

Real estate agent uses 'Tyrannosaurus Rex' to promote Texas home
Fox News
The real estate agent selling this two-bedroom, one-bathroom lake house in Granbury, TX, has hired an extra straight from the Cretaceous era to help out with the listing photos: a giant T. Rex. Among the lovely shots of hardwood floors, lake views and ...



Columbus Telegram

Home Real Estate making a move into new home | Local ...
Columbus Telegram
From a young age, Columbus native Renee Mueller knew she wanted to help her hometown.

and more »

Google News

home | site map
© 2006 TIGER MEDIA