Is now the time to sell my house?
Now is always the right time! The best advice is to sell when it works best for you and your life. There is always a buyer out there!
How do I list on the MLS?
A signed listing agreement between the seller and realtor is required for a property to be listed on MLS.
How do I sell my house fast?
Work with a real estate agent who has a great track record of closing a lot of transactions. De-clutter your home, apply a fresh coat of paint, stage the interior and clean up the curb appeal.
I can’t sell my house, what are my options?
Move around furniture, de-clutter the house, fresh paint, new marketing material, new list price, repair any areas of the house that are of concern, have a pre-list home inspection report done. Review all of the showing feedback to learn and understand what the consumer is saying about the property, then make adjustments accordingly.
How do you hire a realtor?
By contacting a realtor through their website or brokerage and then signing a buyer representation agreement or a listing agreement.
Questions to ask a realtor?
How many transactions do you do per year, why are you a real estate agent, what do you like best about your job, how can you help me, what would you recommend as the right steps in my situation.
Why list with a realtor?
Selling your house with a realtor who has lots of experience trading in real estate will help you sell faster and for top dollar. Their expertise can guide you through all of the steps involved with selling your home from the initial house preparations to showings, bringing you an offer, negotiating the offer and assisting with all of the closing details.
Can you buy a house without a realtor?
Yes. You can buy and sell real estate without using a real estate agent and with the help of a lawyer. The lawyer’s only role is to help with the paperwork. They cannot provide any guidance or support with the actual process of buying or selling.
what to do when your realtor ignores you
If you haven’t signed a contract with the realtor find a new real estate agent. If you have signed a contract with a real estate agent then both yourself and the real estate agent are required to sign a mutual release form. Once this is signed and processed through the agent’s brokerage you’re free and clear to find a new agent who will not ignore you!
Why use a realtor when buying a home?
When you work with a qualified, full-time realtor who has a successful track record and credentials you’re comfortable they will help find a property you love and then they will help you every step of the way to know exactly what buying a property entails and the things you should be aware of. When buying real estate there are situations and details only a realtor can help you with.
Do realtors have access to more listings?
Yes. Realtors have access to all exclusive listings as well as all MLS listings.
How to find the best realtor in my area?
Google your area and see who’s name and reviews you gravitate towards. Ask your neighbours.
Do buyers pay realtor fees?
Buyers pay Land Transfer Tax
How to find a realtor to rent your property?
A referral is always a great way to find a leasing realtor. Another option is to hop online to research the area you’re looking in and call a few agents to see who you connect best with.
What is a real estate broker?
A real estate broker is someone who continues their education past the real estate agent level and successfully receives a state real estate broker license.
What is a broker vs. realtor?
Real estate agents are licensed to facilitate real estate transaction and work for brokerages. Brokers have advanced industry training and have the option to work as a real estate broker or run a brokerage.
Can a real estate agent work for multiple brokers?
No. Real estate agents are only permitted to work for one brokerage at a time.
How to look at MLS listings?
Review all of its content in detail. Once you are comfortable with reading an MLS report you’ll be all set as they all follow the same format. A few specifics to look out for are annual taxes, DOM (days on market), Possession Date, Occupied (vacant, tenant, owner), heating/cooling, room sizes and descriptions, clients remarks and extras section. Be sure to ask you agent for help!
How to search MLS listings?
You’ll find all MLS listings on realtor.ca. You can search listings by using the MLS number, the Neighbourhood, Price point or specifics such as number of bedrooms.
Can you cancel a contract with a realtor?
Yes. Both you the Seller and the realtor are required to sign a mutual release form.
Can a realtor show you any house?
A realtor can show you any house on MLS as well as any exclusive listing. They can also show you houses that are for sale by owner provided either the owner or Buyer agree to pay the realtor their real estate fee.
How does using a realtor work?
Find an agent who knows how to help you with your real estate needs. Hire them by signing a contract. If you’re Buying, your agent will help you figure out what you can afford, show you properties that fit your specifics and budget, effectively communicate with you and all of the agents who list properties of interest, help you offer on a house, assist with conditions, negotiate your terms, oversee all closing details. If you’re selling, your agent will help you prep your home, navigate the whole selling process, bring you offers, negotiate the offers and assist with all of your closing needs.
How to choose a realtor?
Ask your friends, family and extended networks for a referral. Do your research. Interview a couple of agents to see who you like best. Trust your gut.
How do realtors get paid?
Sellers pay the agent fee.