Things to Know

Buying a house is the most important financial decision most people will make in a lifetime.  Choosing the right agent is worth the effort!  It can save you time and enable you to find that perfect home at an affordable price or sell your own home quickly for top dollar. I can help you find the right realtor for you. This service is complimentary. Call me @ 503-284-5377 or  Click here to get started! 

1.  Find an agent before you want to list your house or purchase a new one.

Your first step should be selecting your real estate agent – one who will understand your needs and navigate the system for you.  Then you will be prepared when the right house comes along or when you are ready to list your home for sale.

2.  Hire someone who knows what they are doing.

Finding a real estate agent is easy, but finding an *outstanding* agent is a bit more of a challenge.  You will want to know whether the agent is a full-time agent, how long they have been in the real estate business, how many homes they have listed and sold in your area, and other information about their credentials.  Consider choosing an agent who is a Realtor.  Realtors belong to the National Association of Realtors and must abide by a strict code of ethics.

3.  Find an agent who specializes in your particular real estate needs.

If you are buying a home, you might want to specifically hire a buyer’s agent.  Do your real estate needs involve your agent having knowledge in special areas (for instance, if you are looking to buy or sell a condominium)?  Does your financial situation require a high level of expertise (for instance, if you are behind in your payments and may be facing foreclosure)?  Is the agent familiar with your neighborhood?  These can all be important factors.

4.  Choose an agent who matches your style and personality.

When are you typically available to look at properties or discuss a transaction?  Will your Realtor be available during those hours?  Will your agent’s level of involvement meet your individual needs?  Are you looking to be aggressive, or to take your time with the process?  Finding an agent who matches your individual style will make everything go more smoothly.

5.  Hire an agent you like!

Most likely, you will be spending quite a bit of time with your real estate agent, especially if you are both selling your current home and purchasing another.  Why not work with someone whose company you enjoy?

 

Make it Simple and Easy!

If you want to streamline this process and get a great result, I CAN HELP I can assess your real estate needs, do all the necessary homework and provide you with qualified agents who meet your individual criteria.  And there is there is no charge to you for this service.  So why not get the best representation for the least amount of effort on your part?  Let me do the homework for you and find you the agent you want!

 Contact Diane Luck: DianeLuck@mac.com or call 503-284-5377

I am a licensed real estate agent who specializes in referrals only –
I do not act as a listing or selling agent.
  I only help people connect with the best real estate agents for their situation, and love doing it!                           Portland Referral Network, EIN: 27-0509335, Portland, Oregon