I thought it might be fun to go back and look at some older posts you may have missed. These are some of my favorites filled with great info. Even if you already saw this one, it never hurts to be reminded.
This is a question I'm asked quite frequently. How am I different from all the other real estate agents out there? Well this post was from a year ago, and it pointed out many things that set me apart from other agents. I'm proud to say I've improved on some of this advertising with the help of Coldwell Banker's listing concierge service. Now I do an even better job on the advertising front including a spot on a TV show and an ad in our View magazine.
If you're thinking of selling your property, you really should sit down with me to find out how there really is a big difference in both the selection of a brokerage and an agent.
I'm often asked in networking meetings and on listing appointments how I am different than all the other real estate agents out here. I decided it was time to po...
It really doesn't matter how organized you are or how hard to try to make sure every aspect of a real estate transaction goes smoothly, there is ALWAYS something that goes wrong. Even if I do everything perfectly, there are so many other people involved who can make a mistake or miss something that causes the unexpected to occur. In the beginning of my real estate career, these unknowns popping up would cause me stress. They happen so often, though, now they are actually expected and keep life interesting and my career exciting. I think I'd actually start to worry if nothing unexpected were to happen.
The first thing I would do is Google them before I ever meet with them. Look at their website. Is it professional? Look them up on Zillow, Realtor.com, Yelp, etc. to see what people have said about working with them.
Almost exclusively, the most common form is the transaction broker. This is the presumption in the state of Florida. In this case the agent provides limited representation to a buyer, seller or both, but they do not represent any party in a fiduciary capacity. The 7 duties of this type of relationship are as follows: