Every Agent at Sowell & Company belongs to the National Association of realtors, the world's largest professional trade association, and adhere to the NAR's highest standards of ethical conduct.
Official realtors subscribe to a Code of Ethics, which often go beyond state law, and in most areas realtors share information about homes they are marketing through a Multiple Listing Service. When you join with a realtor who belongs to an MLS, you increase your access to homes for sale or potential buyers. And when you work with a realtor from Sowell & Company you are connected to a closely knit team of 39 realtors with an average of 15 years of experience and networking, who consistently cooperate to exceed their clients' expectations.
Having the right real estate agent working for you before attempting to buy is ideal. Although many people see an advertised home they like and then call about it, they should carefully select their agent before they begin their search. When people call in to inquire about an advertised home, they seldom buy that home, but they usually team up with the agent they contact, regardless of whether or not that agent is a good match for them.
Make inquiries before you select an agent or broker and conduct interviews. Find a realtor with the credentials, experience, and character that will be to your best advantage. Commissions are usually substantial, so some agents will try to sell anything. The key is finding someone who will consider your wants, needs, and financial ability and assist you properly in your home search.
Finding a suitable Agent often involves conducting interviews with potential realtors. Your potential realtors visit your home and present you with a "listing presentation." The listing presentation will provide you with information about the realtor's expertise, what they will do to market your home, and why you should list with them.
Look for an agent who:
Important Questions to Ask a Potential Agent
"What a Realtor Can Do for You." Realtor.com. National Association of Realtors. 1 Feb 2001. Move, Inc. 28 April 2010. <http://www.realtor.com/Basics/AllAbout/Realtors/CanDo.asp?source=web>
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