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20 Questions to Ask Before Hiring Your Realtor

Hiring a realtor is a pretty major decision. After all, this person is helping you transition at a very big time in your life. They’ll be there when you’re struggling with selling your home, they’ll help you find a new home that’s the perfect fit and they’ll help support your family through everything else in between. So, please, don’t take this decision of finding a realtor with a shrug of your shoulders. Your ease of mind is on the line!

Sit down and get real about what exactly you are looking for in a realtor. Then, begin searching for someone who will fit into your vision.

We want to help you find the right person for this exciting process in your life. Below we’ve posted 20 questions to ask before hiring your realtor. We sure hope they help!


#1 Does the realtor have any references?
#2 What other types of homes has the realtor sold in the area?
#3 What type of clients does the realtor typically work with?
#4 Is the realtor a part of the community?
#5 What type of volunteer work is the realtor involved in?
#6 What does the realtor’s typical day look like?
#7 Is this the realtor’s full-time job?
#8 Where is the realtor’s office?
#9 How long does the realtor foresee this process taking?
#10 What is the realtor’s buying/selling process? (Be sure to check out our First Time Home Buyer’s Video Series)
#11 What is your timeframe for the experience?
#12 What do you, personally, expect from your realtor?
#13 Do you have any particular religious or social viewpoints you would like to share with your realtor?
#14 What hours is the realtor available to show you homes?
#15 How quickly is your realtor able to give you new listings?
#16 What is the realtor’s preferred method of contact?
#17 Does the realtor work with a particular mortgage lender?
#18 Does the realtor work with inspectors in the area?
#19 Is the realtor part of any associations?
#20 How did your realtor become interested in your community?

Be sure that you get real with yourself and your realtor before getting into the home buying process. Asking the tough questions NOW will totally be worth it in the long run. We can promise you that.

For more information about homes for sale in the Byron Center community, please be sure to reach out to us today. We look forward to hearing from you.

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