With a 10-year experience in real estate market, Charlie Cannizzaro is one of the most successful realtors in Hamilton area. He anticipated the changes in real estate market and started this own agency. Considering that real estates are a lucrative business and a large number of people started investing I them, Charlie owns his success to good recommendations and quick action. He decided to share some tips with you and help you choose the best realtor in Hamilton.
Talk with their previous clients
When hiring a real estate agent, ask for the list of the premises he sold and listed in the last year. Ask him to provide you the contacts as well. With the previous clients, you will get an insight how particular agent works. You will find about his strong and weak points. You can prepare the questions in advance and ask them anything you are interested with. For example, how did the sale go, are you satisfied with the price, in general, are you satisfied with his services and so on.
Search for licenses
Most of the states now have an online service where agents’ licenses are displayed. You should find a regulatory body in your state connected with a real estate market and check your agent there. Research his working history and see if there have been any disciplinary actions against him. All that might be posted online.
Choose an agent with proper credentials
Every branch has its specialists and so does real estate market. If an agent has good credentials, it means that he an expert in this business. Over the years, he can always improve his knowledge and acquire additional certificates. Once notice that an agent has different types of certificates, which vary in date, it means he is diligent and works on himself.
Find an agent who has been long in this business
A state licensing body will be able to give you this information. So, you don’t have to wonder around and research the internet. Or, you can always ask the agent, how many years has he been working. Why do you need an experienced agent? Because he already knows all the secrets of this job, he will be able to negotiate you the better price, and he will do the job more quickly.
Research his current listing
Check out the agent’s listing online; this is one of the most important things. Based on the offer and demand, you will be able to determine if he is a popular agent. You will see the total value of the properties he is selling or buying. It will indicate if he is a serious and reputable real estate agent.
Ask about houses nearby
A good real estate agent should know about the area and properties which are available without looking in a database. Mention some houses nearby and ask the agent about details. If he provides you good answers, it means he is well informed.