Best Questions to Ask a Real Estate Agent Before You Sell Your Home

  1. Do you work full or part-time as a real estate agent?
  2. How many years of experience do you have?
  3. How many homes have you sold in the past year, two and ten years?
  4. How many sellers & Buyers are you representing now?
  5. What aspects of the transaction will you personally handle and which will be delegated to others?
  6. What are the fees and what is included with them?
  7. At what price do you think my house will sell in the current market? And why? 
  8. How long will my house be on the market?
  9. Can you give me a written CMA and a list of homes currently on the market?
  10. What is your advertising and marketing plan for my house?
  11. What is the length of time needed to list my house with you?
  12. What is your list to sale price ratio?
  13. How many people are on your team? What is the benefit of a team? 
  14. Do you have an office space? What are the hours of opperation? 
  15. How long have you been a real estate agent and how much education have you received?
  16. Can you provide me the names and phone numbers of past clients as references?
  17. Do you work with stagers or will you stage my home?
  18. How often will you communicate with me?
  19. Why should I hire you over your competition?
  20. May I see the documents I will have to sign?
  21. What will be my closing costs?
  22. Can you explain the process to me?
  23. Do you have a website and/or blog?
  24. Do you frequently use Social media and Internet marketing as part of the Selling process?
  25. What haven't I asked you that I need to know?
  26.  How do the Buyers get to you Sign, Internet, Advertising?
  27. What percentage of business do you generate from past client repeats and referrals?
  28. Do you have a database and how many active buyers are in it?
  29. How many hours do you actively spend prospecting for buyers for your listings?
  30. Do you attend educational and networking events?
  31. Do you do Open houses?
  32. Do you support local events and charities?
  33. What is the one thing that sets you apart from the rest?

We would be happy to answer all these questions and more for you.  If you ever need help  figuring out if you are ready to move or in choosing the right agent call Mary Roy & Team today at 905-426-7515.