How to Choose a Madison, MS Real Estate Agent
Like choosing a spouse or business partner, finding the
right Madison, MS real estate agent should be taken seriously. Do your research to determine which
REALTOR® is a good match.
How to select a real estate agent:
between real estate agent and REALTOR®: a REALTOR® is a member of the National
Association of Realtors and is bound by certain standards. Additionally, a
REALTOR® is more educated not only about real estate transactions, but also the
area he or she operates in
the agent’s sold homes track record: use the past 2 years as your metric and
inquire about how many homes the REALTOR® has sold. Compare this number to industry averages as some agents may
specialize in high-priced homes, which typically don’t move as quickly as a
agent accessibility: you need someone who you can contact in many ways and who
will respond to your calls promptly
for referrals: if you know others who have used agents they liked, ask for a referral
the REALTOR’s® buying and selling power: does the agent have several resources
at his or her fingertips, beyond the MLS? Does the agent have a strong
relationship with other agents in the area who can possibly identify pocket
listings or other homes that may be just coming into the market?
Most importantly, look for a Madison, MS real estate agent
who listens to you, but offers frank, up-front advice.
Contact a qualified Madison, MS real estate
agent at Coldwell Banker for more information at 601-607-4777 / 866-301-2242.
Home Buying and Selling Tips from a Madison, MS Real
Your Madison MS, real estate agent may offer you advice on
the best way to buy or sell your home.
Tips for buyers:
pre-approved for a home loan before you shop
with a prominent REALTOR® in Madison
your home buying goals to determine which kind of home you’d like to buy and
where in Madison you should look
realistic during your search – sometimes it takes time to find that perfect
“move” into a home until you’ve signed contracts – some buyers fall in love and
mentally move their belongings into the home before the contracts are signed!
This can be the cause of disappointment later if things don’t go as planned.
Tips for sellers:
a REALTOR® with a strong sales track record
your home appraised to help you determine price
comparable properties in your area to decide how competitive you want to be
your property on the multiple listing service (MLS) for quick viewing
patient – your ideal buyer is out there
Most of all, contact a qualified Madison, MS real estate
agent who is a certified REALTOR® and has a solid understanding of the area.
Have questions and want to speak with a Madison, MS
real estate agent by phone? Contact the leading Coldwell
Banker office in Mississippi today. Or call 601-607-4777 / 866-301-2242.