How important is it to check the real estate agents' references? A professional agent will have the names of references ready during the listing presentation. However, here are a few things you should ask and learn about them. You may request to contact the most recent listings they have sold in the area. It would help if you considered reviewing their websites and online reference reviews. It is imperative for you to learn as much as possible about the real estate agent you'll hire. You should not hesitate to ask questions.
Online promotion plays a significant role. You may ask about the details of the agents' online activity to attract buyers. Professional real estate agents maintain an updated database of potential buyers. They usually have a team dedicated to blogs, update social media, newspaper ads.
In summary, do not hesitate to use online search engines like google or Bing to learn more about the agents since professional agents have an extensive online presence. If they do not have an online marketing strategy and presence, maybe you should reconsider the agent and their marketing plan of action.
Open house. The marketing approach is different in different areas. In some areas, open houses are effective means of selling a property. In other regions, hosting an open house is just a waste of time.
The question that is important to ask is an open house in your area is common and useful. If yes, will they host open houses for buyers? Who will be hosting the open house? Studies show that open houses work for the first few weeks after the listing. Hence, it would help if you asked how many weeks will they be hosting the open houses. Finally, you may want to know if they will be updating you after each open house.
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