When looking for a qualified business, it is always recommended to ask for referrals from friends and families. In no other profession is this more true then when looking for real estate. An inept real estate agent at a minimum could have you missing out on a great deal but even worse, they could put you in to a home where you lose everything. Finding the right Real Estate Eldersburg may be just as tricky as finding the right home.
The horror stories may abound when you ask for recommendations on who to use for a real estate transaction. In less than a decade the National Association of Realtors has seen an increase in nearly one million new realtors. If you consider a commission on a home is roughly three percent of the selling price, some people earned their license simply to act as an agent for a family member or friend. This is not the type of fly by night realtor you want selling your home or helping you look for just the right place.
When you are looking for an agent to represent you in a transaction ask to see a resume. Look for training and current membership standing with both state and federal real estate associations. Follow up these resume statements by calling the boards to verify proof of claim and current standing within the organization. To retain a license you need a certain number of education hours, look for these minimum requirements and more to know your Realtor is current with the latest real estate happenings. Give Billingslea Insurance and Real Estate a call or send an email when you are ready to visit some homes
A current business plan that seems to be working well for the real estate industry is introducing the idea of a team for a transaction. These teams get a great deal of positive referrals because there will always be a standard commission percentage paid for a home sale, but what you get for the price may vary. A team may consist of a listing agent, marketing person, listing coordinator, escrow coordinator and even someone to assist with needs after the escrow has been closed. The team can process more escrows while every step of the way the customers needs are attended to.