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15 Questions To Ask Your
Prospective Real Estate Agent

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  • How many years have you been in the business?
  • How many homes have you sold in this immediate neighborhood?
  • What is your commission rate?
  • What if I sell the home myself while you have the listing?
  • What is your ratio of sales price to listed price?
  • What is the average number of days your listings are on the market before selling?
  • What is the minimum length of your listing agreement?
  • What, if anything, will you charge me if I decide to drop you during the listing agreement period?
  • Would you please show me a written copy of your marketing plan?
  • Could I have a copy of your standard purchase agreement?
  • Does my home need any repairs or changes to make it more attractive to buyers?
  • At what price would you market my home?
  • How did you arrive at that sales price?
  • What professional designations have you earned?
  • Do you have any references I can check with before signing up?
  •   "If your prospective Realtor is a true professional, he or she should have no problem responding to each of these questions in an open and honest way," says Dick Plumb, a respected Sarasota real estate professional with many years of experience.

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