Interviewing Real Estate Agent Candidates


Buyer’s Perspective:

Once you've assessed your spending qualifications, it’s beneficial to find a real estate agent to help you find your perfect home. In most cases, the buyer and seller have different real estate agents who represent their respective interests in the transaction. The seller’s agent is also sometimes referred to as the listing agent because they listed the home for sale.

It’s important to choose an agent who is responsive to your needs and can guide you through each step of the home-buying process. Here are a few simple guidelines for finding the right agent for you:

If you are being referred to an agent, here are some questions you will want to ask about them:

Once you’ve narrowed your options to your top three potential agents, ask these questions of your finalists:

Now, here are some questions to ask yourself after the final interview of potential agents. The answers to the following questions will increase your chances of choosing the best real estate agent for you and your family.

Seller’s Perspective:

When looking for a listing agent, look at more than one candidate and get referrals. Review their experience and get a feel for their approach by asking the right questions. Here are a few to consider:

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