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Should Sellers Choose a Friend or a Stranger as their REALTOR®?
This is a terrific post.
And I do a whole lot of work for friends and family members. They are my sphere of influence - mmy base!
But when you are looking for an agent, your criteria should be experience and competence, not only that the agent is a friend of your second cousin who just got a licnese.
Should Sellers Choose a Friend or a Stranger as their REALTOR®?In one of the Facebook groups I’m a member of, home seller asked questions about selling her home and finished with;
“I have a friend who just got his real estate license and I have to let him list my home but need advice from an experienced agent who knows the area, my friend is in ..... area(over two hours away from Clermont)”. I was glad to offer my assistance, looked at comps quickly and private messaged her with the market statistics of the subdivision for the past 180 days. I noticed this morning she actually went to my website and liked it, looked at homes, which is perfectly fine with me. I will not contact this Clermont home seller unless she asks for my assistance. As a REALTOR®, I take pride in ... more
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