TOP QUESTIONS TO ASK A

Buyers Agent

Buying a home is often the single largest purchase you’ll ever make. Choosing the right buyer’s agent to represent you is critical. Below is a list of top questions to help you understand how we as buyer agents will represent you and protect your interests.

Top Questions to Ask a Buyers Agent

Why would you make a good buyers agents for me?

A good question that allows the agent to express their services, priorities, and benefits in your home shopping experience.

How will you represent me?

Will they actively search for your perfect home? Will they evaluate it before inviting you? Will they negotiate purchasing terms? Understand what services they will be providing you and don’t be afraid to ask them to provide you with additional services.

Do you typically work in my price range?

Most agents can work across a wide variety of prices, but if they typically help home buyers purchase $2 million homes or more and you have a strict budget at $400,000 home, then they might not make you a top priority. Similarly, if you want to purchase a luxury condo but they typically work with single family homes, they might not know the market or have the right connections to buy your dream home.

What are your hours?

Agents keep diverse hours. They need to meet the schedule of their clients (who are often working during the day) while also prioritizing the schedules of associated partners & vendors (who meet during the day). This may mean they catch up on phone conversations and emails in the early morning or late evening. Be sure you two are on the same page when it comes to their availability.

How do you communicate?

This comes down to personal preference. However, if you prefer to communicate over email in a timely manner but they prefer to call or are not responsive, then they