Questions to ask estate agents when you're selling


When you are selling your home, it is important to choose the right estate agent to represent you. Here are some questions you might want to ask an estate agent when you are considering hiring them:

  1. How long have you been an estate agent and how much experience do you have in the local market?

  2. How will you market my home and what strategies will you use to reach potential buyers?

  3. How do you determine the asking price for a property and what is your approach to pricing?

  4. Can you provide references or testimonials from past clients?

  5. How do you communicate with your clients and how often will you provide updates on the sale of my home?

  6. What fees will you charge for your services and how are they structured?

  7. Can you provide information on the number of homes you have sold in the past year and the average time it took to sell them?

  8. How do you handle negotiations with buyers and what is your approach to getting the best price for my home?

  9. How do you handle any issues or challenges that may arise during the sale process?

  10. Do you have any specialties or areas of expertise that could be beneficial in selling my home?

By asking these questions, you can get a better understanding of the estate agent's experience, marketing strategies, pricing approach, communication style, and overall approach to selling homes. This will help you choose the right estate agent for your needs and give you confidence in their ability to sell your home.