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      Hiring a Buyer's Agent

      Questions to Ask when Hiring a Buyer's Agent

      Looking for an agent to help you purchase your new home?  Below are important questions you should ask before working with a buyer's agent.

      1. What are you professional qualifications?
      2. How long have you been working in real estate?
      3. Are you a full-time agent?
      4. Do you work solo or as part of a team?
      5. How many people did you help buy a home in the past year?
      6. How many clients do you work with at a time? Buyer/Seller ratio?
      7. Do you require a pre-qualification letter from a lender before helping search for homes?
      8. Is there a fee for you to represent me/us as a buyer's agent?
      9. Do you have a personal website and are you on social media?
      10. Do you have a list of references I can contact or testimonials from previous clients?
      11. How do we schedule a showing when we find a home we would like to see?
      12. Who would you recommend as a mortgage representative?  Home inspector?
      13. Will you assist me in reviewing the documents necessary for placing an offer on a home?
      If you have any questions or need help finding a buyer's agent, even outside of our area, please feel
      free to contact us for help in your search for a new home.  We are here to help!
      • S. Elaine McDonald, ABR, CRS, GRI, LMC
      • Real Estate Consultant
      • RE/MAX Executive Realty
      • 2 Mount Royal Ave, Suite 120
      • Marlborough, MA 01752
      • Call us toll-free: 888-838-9444 Email us
      • 508-481-7800
      • 978-562-1339
      • 978-838-9444
      • Cell: 978-875-0097
      • USM