1. Fooling yourself about how easy selling a home
by yourself can be. Figure out if you have the time and patience to do this alone.
2. Not taking the time to understand the differences among the types of
agents out there. There is a big difference between a real estate agent and a
buyer broker. Take the time to find out what services each has to offer.
Realize that agents (of all types) have access to multiple listings that you won't
be able to tap into on your own.
4. Signing up with the first agent to
pass your way. Check them out. Find the right one for you. Check with friends
and associates for referrals. Check references. Take your time.
knowing that an agent won't necessarily be exclusive. If you want someone truly
on your side, look into a buyer broker. But pull out your wallet, cause this one
type of agent costs!
6. Not reading the contract or agreement before you
sign with an agent. Know your terms. Make sure they are amenable to you.
Not realizing that there are selling agents out there too. These people specialize
Time for the Quiz!
Are you ready?
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