Three Tips to Get the Most out of Your Real Estate Agent

    30883421006_83196f51c9_k-1When you hire someone to show you homes for sale in Columbia SC, we understand: you want the very best. And we’re here to tell you the best ways to connect with and work alongside your agent so you get the best service possible.

    And we promise, we’re not going to tell you to bring us lattes from our favorite coffee shop. Although that never hurts either.

    1. Communicate, Communicate, Communicate.

    No relationship can exist without good communication, and this goes for the client-agent relationship! Share your concerns, be open about your needs, and show your agent that you respect your relationship enough to be open. This makes it so much easier to serve your needs and make sure that no one’s time is wasted.

    2. Fall in Love, But Keep a Level Head

    We get it. We’ve all been there. You’re keeping a level head, weighing all your options, and then, there is it: your dream house. Whether it’s the landscaping, the colors, the location, or that special je ne sais quoi that just feels right, you’re in love. It’s okay to feel in love, but remember, sometimes love clouds your judgement, leading to possibly paying too much or ignoring some costly repairs. As you view homes for sale in Columbia SC, try to keep an open mind. We promise, there’s a lot to love.

    3. Trust Your Agent

    As much as we’re advocating solid communication, sometimes there will be quiet spells. Just remember, just because your agent isn’t in constant contact doesn’t mean they aren’t working around the clock to find you the perfect home. Sometimes there is honestly just not anything to report.

    So there you have it! Three tips to keep your relationship with your agent a happy one. Let’s go look at some homes!

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    4 Responses to “Three Tips to Get the Most out of Your Real Estate Agent”

    • Sherry Gajos

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      I appreciate what you said about how no relationship can exist without good communication, which includes the one between a person and their realtor. My husband and I want to find our dream home in the new state we’re moving to and I wanted to look into ways to convey our feelings properly to an agent. Thank you for the information about being open about our needs, respect the agent, and share our concerns with them.

    • Retoolz

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      Thanks for this wonderful post. The writer has taken a lot of time and effort to post this information on the website.

    • Kit Hannigan

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      I couldn’t agree more with what you said about how open communication can help your real estate agents find the right property for your needs without wasating any time. My daughter is looking to get a single family home so that she can work quietly in her home office in peace. She has always been the quiet and timid type, so I will be sure to advise her to make an effort to relay everything she wants to her agent just this once to ensure a positive and fruitful working relationship.

    • Caden Dahl

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      Since I am wanting to get into a new home, I do need a bit of help with finding one. Now as you said, it’s very important to communicate with your agent as best as possible. That way, they’ll be able to find a home that fits your wants and needs. I’d for sure do that when the time gets closer to where I’ll get the help of an agent.


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