Questions to ask your agent: Buyers and Sellers

Entering the property market can be daunting for anyone. With the unknown looming, the questions you ask your agent make all the difference. I’ve said it before and I will say it again, knowledge is power, and in regards to property, your knowledge is your best asset. So here are a few questions that you should definitely raise up with your agent, whether you are buying or selling.

If You’re Buying:

  1. Why are they selling?
    1. What are your thoughts on the location?
      1. How is this neighborhood like? – knowing if it aligns with your lifestyle.
      1. Have there been any renovations recently?

If you’re Selling:

  1. Are there any drawbacks to my property? Honesty is a deal breaker in all parts of life; watch to see how honest your agent is willing to be with you at the beginning.
    1. What are all the costs involved in selling
      1. How should the property be sold? Auction, private treaty…
      1. What is this location doing at the moment? Popularity, population…
      1. How will you market the property?

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