Sunshine alone does not complete a sale, so finding the best real estate agent in the Valley of the Sun is a true asset in the process of selling your home. With an abundance of real estate agents in the Phoenix and Gilbert areas, choosing the best, most qualified agent to help you find a buyer will turn into a more successful home sale. Here are a few guidelines to follow when searching for the perfect realtor for your property.
Seek Out References
Agents who have a successful history of sales are the best to pursue. When speaking with an agent, ask for a list of their recent property listings they have sold within the year. Give the agent the opportunity to tell you if any were displeased or happy with his or her services. Don’t be afraid to shop around as well. You should consider your options, but in the end the agent with a proven track record in your area should always take precedence over a friend-of-a-friend. Several resources online such as Facebook and Zillow have extensive reviews of agents and their past experiences with clients.
The real estate agent must have licensing that is up to date and follows Arizona guidelines. The state has an online database of which a consumer can search to insure the chosen agent is not under any disciplinary actions or has major complaints filed against him or her. Take the time to do a thorough search on the potential agent. Also, match the agent’s credentials with the type of property you will be marketing. Agents frequently specialize in specific properties such as corporate sites, senior residences or general residential properties. An agent that has received an award for salesmanship by his peers is an excellent indication of outstanding success. A real estate agent with an extended history in the real estate business may lead to a more successful selling experience.
Finding the perfect real estate agent, one that has the experience along with the personality to get the property sold quickly and for the best price, is probably the most important decision you will make when putting your property on the market. A personable agent with outstanding credentials along with a successful history of home sales comparable to the property you are selling may weigh your marketing experience on the positive side and leave you smiling in the process.
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