How to List Your Home


How to Choose a Realtor


There are several ways to choose a realtor. The first of course is

  • Obtain recommendations from friends.

then you might expand to other ways if you don’t like that person. Here are a few options.

  • Make sure the Realtor you choose is someone you feel comfortable with – someone who listens to your needs and is genuinely interested in helping you find the right home;

This is the one I excel at. I care for all my people. I will advise you honestly – even when I think buying and selling is not in your best interest. I take everyone’s problems as my own and try to show you all sides of the issue.

  • Go to several open houses and build a rapport with the agents, then choose the one you think is best for your needs;
  • Look for an agent who is familiar with the area you want to live in;
  • Note the “For Sale” signs and jot down the key information as you drive through prospective neighbourhoods;
  • Verify the Realtor’s track record, e.g. how long has he/she been in business; what do previous customers think about his/her performance;
  • Verify the Realtor’s knowledge about the housing market and financing options;
  • Ask the Realtor bluntly what he/she will do for you;
  • Ask for references from buyers for whom the Realtor previously worked.
  • Make sure she won’t take you down the garden path;
  • the garden path