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The Lazy Way To REAL ESTATE AGENT

If you do NOT read this report you will almost certainly lose thousands of dollars when you sell your home...

Home sellers don't know how to spot a good agent

This is understandable when you consider that you will only trade one or two properties in your lifetime. Your property is probably your biggest asset. So, be careful whom you decide to sell it; one slip-up from a realtor will wipe thousands off your value.

Ask the right questions

Many home sellers ask the WRONG questions when they interview an agent. They ask questions such as "How much can you charge?" or "What's my house worth?". While these questions are essential, they should only be asked after the agent has told you what they'll do for you and how they'll allow you to get the best price.

This report is your guide to hiring an agent. I'm going to show you how to spot and select the best agent to market your home. After all, I believe there's no one better to sell your home when compared to a highly skilled agent. The thing is that highly skilled agents are difficult to find.

WARNING! Don't settle for second best. Too many sellers make the mistake of picking the 'best of a bad bunch'. You will be better off without an agent

Check out your agent

It is a sad fact, but many people don't check-out their agent until after they have signed with them - by then it's too late. After you sign you're stuck; you could be locked right into a 'minimum 90 day' contract.

The questions and information in this report gives you the knowledge you must keep the power when you're selling a house. After you sign you lose your power.

Agents love to say they are all different but preliminary research will prove most are the same. It's the 'cookie cutter' approach with regards to selling your house - every property is sold the same way.

What to look for when choosing an agent

In 2006 Neil Jenman (my father) was asked to supply a list of questions, comments, and hints to greatly help home sellers choose a realtor for a Television show he was hosting. He called his set of questions and comments, GUIDE TO GRILLING AGENTS. During the last few years I've given the guide to numerous home sellers. estate agents This report contains a lot of the questions and comments in his original guide.

What does a good agent look like?

Most agents will undoubtedly be well dressed, on time, and prepared. However the best real estate agents is definitely the ones who put your interests first. They'll offer solutions that suit you first, not them.

Agents who ask for money to advertise your home should rarely be hired. In the end, if advertising was the only real reason your house sold why do you want a real estate agent?

Questions are the answer

Sometimes the answer to one good question offers you the confidence you should hire the best agent to sell your home. Good questions do the hard work for you personally. Before you jump in and begin grilling real estate agents, have a step back.

Put your house buyer shoes on. And start with a mystery shop...

MYSTERY SHOP

Department stores do it, so why shouldn't you? Utilize the 'process of elimination' to weed out the poor agents. Why bother interviewing an agent who doesn't bother to return buyer's calls? Start with a contact. Approximately half of all buyer enquiry arrives via email.

If you send out 10 emails to 10 local real estate agents, I can almost guarantee that you will not receive 10 replies. If only 5 reply, you then have just saved yourself needing to interview 5 agents. Include your phone number in your email. Do they call you back? Or do they just email a standard response? A realtor who follows up with a call has a much better chance of 'closing a sale' than an agent who sends a standard reply.

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