Serious Errors Homeowners Make When Selecting Listing Agent
Some real estate agents have recognized the insatiable desires of some property owners to sell their properties at inconsiderable high prices while incurring low costs as possible, these listing agents capitalize on this weakness of property owners by giving them the highest quote of their properties and ask for an insanely low commission, the results are homeowners frustrations and regrets for slow sale and uncommitted real estate agent. You should have in mind that a listing agent helps in estimating the right value of your property, a good and reputable real estate agent will give you a range of prices so that you can pick the one you feel closely represent the value of your property, in the end, it is you and interested buyer to agree on the final price of the property. This article highlights a few more mistakes many homeowners make when choosing a listing agent to help you avoid repeating them in the future.
Selecting a listing agent because he/she gives you the highest quote and ask for a small commission below common 6 percent is a big mistake, the lesser the profit real agents get from your property the more likely they will commit few resources in marketing your property, the high value is meant to entice you into maintaining them so that they can have a huge listing which unfortunately most people consider as a measure of listing agent competency and reliability, you will experience slow property sale which is frustrating and stressful.
There are some notions that foreign real estate agents are competent than local listing agents while this is an unsubstantiated claim you may be losing greatly for not using a local realtor, a local real estate agent have a good understanding of the local property market and therefore able to give you precise estimates of your property, a local realtor knows in and out of local regulations that govern property sales which make the property transaction process easy and fast.
Property owners barely pay attention to the customer of the listing agent they are choosing, this has resulted in many regretting their decision because of hiring unavailable, uncommitted and dishonest real estate agent, the result of working with such listing agent is that you experience slow property sale and you lose trust with real estate agents. You can use this guide to avoid committing these mistakes when looking for a listing agent.