Wednesday, June 17, 2015 / by Lela Ashkarian
Why Agents Look at Homes
Buyer's agents who are on the ball always preview homes, either through MLS or broker tours or by making an appointment to look at specific homes on a buyer's behalf. Top agents spend one or two mornings a week previewing new listings. It's how agents stay informed about the market. Agents can't effectively sell a product they haven't seen. right?
Before you hire a real estate agent, ask the agent to share with you how many homes the agent tours each week. Determine if the agent has intimate knowledge of the neighborhood inventory by asking the agent to describe for you:
If you feel the agent doesn't know which homes have recently sold or what the new listings look like, you might want to hire a more experienced agent.