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Port Moody Real Estate News
Friday, September 30, 2011
Choosing a Realtor
One of the most crucial steps in buying or selling a home can start with your decision on who you choose to use as your Port Moody Realtor.
It should be important to you to keep these following questions in mind:
1) Is the Realtor local? This can be very important for a number of reasons. If they live and work in the area they should have a comprehensive understanding of the market and pricing. Also, they will be able to direct you in decisions on what is important to you (schools, churches, transportation, ammenities, etc...).
2) Do you feel comfortable? Trust and communication are key in searching for a home. Chances are, if you don't trust or feel comfortable with who you're working with, the entire buying/selling process will be unpleasurable.
3) Does he/she respond to you quickly? "Time is of the essence". It's in the contract when you buy or sell and it should be the way your Realtor conducts daily business as well. You don't want to let a potential "gem" slip away because you can't get your Realtor to respond to your phone call or emails.
4) Is he or she in the top percentage of Realtors? While this may or may not be important to you, it is worth mentioning that if they are, it means they are active and know the market and pricing.
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call or email us. It would be a pleasure to be your Port Moody Realtor!