Questions to Ask While Choosing a Realtor. 1 1. Proof of Profession. It’s always good to make sure that the person you’re interviewing is indeed a professional listing agent. Ask to see their ... 2 2. Credentials and Referrals. 3 3. List-To-Price Ratio. 4 4. Neighborhood Familiarity. 5 5. Exclusivity. More items
You might be tempted to tell your real estate agent everything, including the highest price you will pay for a home. After all, your buyer's agent is supposed to be on your side and keep your information confidential, right?
We asked real estate agents to list the most pressing questions you should ask the owners of the home you're buying while you have the chance. They recommend asking about neighborhood noise levels, the house's maintenance and repair history, and other topics.
Although it may seem counterintuitive, asking a real estate agent to evaluate the flaws of your home is a great way to learn other important information during the interview. For one, if the agent tells you what sounds like legitimate drawbacks, then you know he has a seasoned, keen eye.