What Should a Buyer Look for in a Costa Mesa Realtor?
So you’re considering buying a Costa Mesa home, and you’re not sure what you should be looking for in a Costa Mesa Realtor to help you buy your new home.
There are several important factors to consider when choosing your Costa Mesa Realtor.
Does your Costa Mesa Realtor have experiencing helping clients buy homes?
Are they a listing or a buyers’ agent?
If they don’t have experience, do they have a mentor to help them through the process?
While experience is critical, your Costa Mesa Realtor should also have knowledge.
Has your Costa Mesa Realtor kept up with the current market?
Does he understand short sales?
Can he effectively interview the listing agent to learn whether or not the short sale is likely to be successful?
Does the Costa Mesa Realtor know how to handle REOs/bank owned properties?
- Market Knowledge
Does your Costa Mesa Realtor understand the realities of today’s market such that he can advise you on how to best position yourself to get the best deal for your new home.
Will your Costa Mesa Realtor update you on the homes for sale that best meet your needs?
Will your Costa Mesa Realtor communicate well with you and with the seller’s agent? This is especially important in a short sale.
How often? In what way?
This may seem like an odd requirement for your Costa Mesa Realtor, but you will be spending a lot of time with your Realtor. Make sure that the personality is compatible with yours.
If you’re considering buying a Costa Mesa home, please contact Christine Donovan at 714-319-9751 to discuss how we can help you find your new dream home.
Originally published at What Should a Seller Look for in a Costa Mesa Home?