Quick Answer: Should You Meet With Multiple Realtors?

If you’re the seller, it’s normal to meet with multiple agents at your home to interview them.

Not at the same time, but often one or two per evening.

If it’s an open house, the listing agent—the agent representing the seller—will be there.

You don’t want to deal directly with the listing agent.

Is it OK to work with multiple realtors?

The short answer is yes, you can work with multiple real estate agents—under certain circumstances. Working with more than one real estate agent is fine when you haven’t signed an exclusive agreement with anyone, says Adam Aguilar, a Realtor® with Reliantra in West Toluca Lake, CA.

Should you interview multiple realtors?

Prospective agents should provide you a CMA that will justify their opinion of your home’s value and why they suggest a certain listing price or range. This is as much art as it is science. Interviewing multiple agents will help you compare this data and the arguments, and make your own very informed decision.

Do Realtors lie about multiple offers?

If you live in a market where there are now more buyers than there are homes for sale, you may encounter a multiple-bid situation. Those rules and laws would prohibit the real estate agent from lying, but the agent has the ability to market the property to get the seller the best price possible.

Can a real estate agent represent both parties?

Real Estate agents can essentially do one of three things; represent a seller, a buyer or both. When a real estate agent represents both parties in a real estate transaction, it is what’s known as dual agency. Over the years many buyers and sellers have asked me how dual agency works.

Do you get your realtor a gift at closing?

No, not really. Realtors and other real estate agents rarely get gifts at closing. It’s not that their efforts aren’t appreciated by their clients, it’s that most home sellers and buyers are too busy moving after closing to think about delivering realtor closing gifts.

How long are most realtor contracts?

The length of the contract can be three months, six months, a year, or any other period you choose. Agents often don’t like taking listings for less than a month because they don’t have enough time to market the house before the listing expires. A six-month listing is average.

Should you interview realtors?

Smart consumers will interview several potential real estate agents before they settle on which one they want to work with, and good agents are selective about their clients, too. Just as you’re sizing up a good fit, the real estate agent will likely be interviewing you as well.

Can you have more than one Realtor when selling a house?

A: YES! All real estate contracts are negotiable! But the key is to find agents that “work” together, even if they don’t work for the same brokerage. A:The simple answer to this would be that when you list your home with a real estate company, make sure they are members of the local multiple listing service (MLS).

How do you pick a realtor?

Consider these steps for finding the right agent:

  • Check out the local housing market in person.
  • Mingle with listing agents at open houses.
  • Compare agent reviews.
  • Ask for referrals.
  • Interview at least three agents.
  • Ask the right questions.
  • Share your communication preferences.
  • Clarify your motivation for selling.