Serious Errors Homeowners Make When Selecting Listing Agent

It is common for every homeowner to sell their property at maximum value possible, but it is always good to be realistic and determine the most appropriate price for your property before listing, this is because a good number of property owners have been lured into picking real estate agents who give them the highest quote of the house and ask for a considerably low commission. What most property owners fail to understand is that real estate agents can only provide estimates of the value of your property to help you quote an ideal price that will not scare away potential buyers and not low that you feel cheated after the transaction, you have the final say on the price of your property and it’s up to you and buyer to agree on the final price. There are several mistakes homeowners make which can impact discourage them and here we listed some of them, so continue reading this article.

As briefly stated one of the primary mistakes most property owners make is to choose a real estate agent who gives them the highest quote and request less commission, this should be a red flag as the real agent simply want to lure you in maintaining him/her, a real estate agent who asks for a small commission below the usual 6% is likely to commit few resources to market your property, the consequence is slow property sale that may take weeks in not months, this can be frustrating and it would have been much better to sell the property yourself.

Overlooking local real estate agent is another error most homeowners make when hiring real estate agent, people have this idea that foreign listing agents are reliable and competent compared to the locals, unfortunately, foreign listing agents are inept of local property markets and they can only rely on what they get online to estimate the value of your property this can affect to a large extent the value of your property, a local realtor knows all local regulations and requirements involved in property transactions which help in ensuring a smooth and faster property transaction process.

Only a small number of homeowners pay attention to the customer service a real estate agent possesses, as a result, a good number of property owners have found themselves with a dishonest untrustworthy, and unavailable listing agent, this can be frustrating and stressful because it significantly slow your selling process as the real estate agent can barely commit to marketing your property, this danger of hiring such real estate agents is that they erode your confidence and trust you had for real estate agents and you never be comfortable hiring one in future. Those are some errors you need to avoid when picking a real estate agent.

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