ArticleThumb_chooseagentBuying your first or your next new home may very well be one of the most expensive investments you will make in your life. Knowing how to choose a real estate agent that you like and feel comfortable with helping you find and buy your new house is very important. Your first option is to talk to your friends and family to see if anyone has worked with an agent who has been extremely helpful and who they believe to be very knowledgable about a new area. If that approach does not work out for you, then it is time to do your own homework. There are many online databases of real estate agents, one of which is at www. homesandland.com/real-estate-agents/. The Homes & Land real estate agent directory is chocked full of experienced and professional agents that are ready to simplify your home search and help you search and find the perfect house for sale. 

From the Homes & Land real estate agent database, you can explore the agent’s profile page to learn more about the agent and his or her experience in real estate. After you have chosen a few potential real estate agents to work with, the next step is to contact the agent and set up time to interview them and learn more about their experience in real estate and also find out if they are really the right real estate agent for you.

ChooseAgentImageFrom the agent profile page, you can contact the agent through email by completing the “Request More Information” form or through the telephone number on their profile page by clicking “view phone number”. You may also notice at the bottom of the profile page is where the agent’s real

estate listings are located and you can begin looking at the homes for sale.
When interviewing a real estate agent be sure to ask questions about the things that are the most important to you. Ultimately you will probably want an agent who is familiar with the area you are looking to buy a house. You may also want to inquire about the agent’s credentials; after all, buying a home will be one of the biggest investments you will make in your lifetime and feeling secure with your choice of real estate agent may be very important.

In Homes & Land’s real estate agent database, you will find the most experienced agents selling low cost real estate all the way to the most luxurious of luxury home listings all over the United States and Canada and when talking to the agent, don’t be afraid to open up the conversation by asking the agent about any other information you may be forgetting to ask about. This may open the door for the agent to settle any nerves that he or she may have noticed you have about the whole home buying process.

As the conversation gets going you may also want to ask if a pre-approval is recommended. If this is your first time buying a house, you may also want to ask about the entire home buying process; this will give you the chance to #1 find out exactly what will happen throughout the process, but also to find out if the real estate agent or an assistant will be there with you the whole time.

No matter which real estate agent you choose, if you can stay positive about the home buying process and you are bound to find the perfect home for you! Good Luck!

Contact a Homes & Land real estate agent for complete answers to all of your real estate questions or if you are ready to begin your new home search, explore our real estate listings.