Who is the “Eharmony” of the Real Estate World?


Who is the “Eharmony” of the Real Estate World?

Who is the “Eharmony” of the Real Estate World? Match services exist in the real estate world as well as the world of relationships. With an avalanche of information available to us via the internet, these kinds of services can be valuable in finding your best buyer or seller’s agent. The definition of a god matching service is one whereby [read more...]

 

Key Criteria for selecting the best real estate agents


Key Criteria for selecting the best real estate agents

Key Criteria for selecting the best real estate agents: Think Outside the Box Criteria for selecting a good real estate agent may depend on your market—is it a buyer or seller’s market? If it is a seller’s market, then an important criteria would be if the agent presents to you how they are able to get an offer accepted in [read more...]

 

How to Find the Best Real Estate Agent


How to Find the Best Real Estate Agent

Many people will engage the services of one of the first real estate agents they talk with.  Agents typically have good people skills so this is easy to do.  However, we recommend you interview several agents.  For most of us, it is the biggest financial transaction of our lives, so doesn't it make sense to take a little time and [read more...]

 

Find a Buyers Agent with these 4 top qualities


Find a Buyers Agent with these 4 top qualities

What are the 4 most important qualities a person should look for when you find a buyers agent? Loyalty. Make sure you work with an buyer agent who is in your court, representing your interests above all. At your first meeting, do not hesitate to ask the agent if they offer the option of being a buyers agent and how [read more...]

 

How do Real Estate Agents Get Paid?


How do Real Estate Agents Get Paid?

A most common question asked our staff is "How do real estate agents get paid?" Real estate agents typically get paid a commission out of the transaction at closing based on the sales price. The percentage built in to the sales price varies widely between different countries and different regions within the United States.  For example, in the United Kingdom [read more...]

 

Real Estate Agent Designations


Real Estate Agent Designations

Not all of the best real estate agents have a string of designations after their names, but many of the best do. Here is a summary of some common real estate agent designations Designations to look for: ABR: Accredited Buyer Representative This accreditation helps teach real estate agents on how to better service buyers. The ABR designation can be obtained [read more...]