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How To Find a Real Estate Agent

You may be of the opinion that you don't need a real estate agent and that using one will add to the cost of buying your new home.

The fact is that a real estate agent's fees are typically paid by the seller of the home. So, as a buyer, you can get the services of a professional real estate agent without having to directly pay for it. Please confirm this in any paperwork or contracts that a real estate agent may provide because policies may vary. Be sure to ask about fees when you interview agents.

Most real estate agents may work with buyers and sellers but often they specialize in working with one or the other.

Start making a list of possible real estate agents to interview with referrals from your lender, friends and family.

A referral from the lender is great because you get the services from people that have worked together in the past and are already familiar with each other's systems. This can help prevent any last minute surprises or obstacles.

Questions to ask while you are interviewing real estate agents:

You should also try to get an idea of these factors while you are speaking with the agent.

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