• Ron Wynn

Questions to Ask Your Santa Monica Realtor

  1. Who will handle the fix up and get my home ready for market process?

  2. Do I need to paint or fix up my house or can I sell “as is”?

  3. What is the downside to selling “as is”?

  4. Who pays for staging?

  5. Does my house need to be staged?

  6. What happens if I decide not to sell?

  7. What should I do if my friend has a real estate license?

  8. Can I cancel my listing after a period of time?

  9. What if a friend or a neighbor buys my house?

  10. What is your rate of commission?

  11. Do you need a “for sale” sign? What value does it bring?

  12. Is the fee the same when you represent both the buyer and the seller?

  13. How long of a listing contract do you require?

  14. How many homes have you personally sold in the neighborhood?

  15. How long do you think it will take to sell my property?

  16. Do you recommend inspections in advance?

  17. Do you have a concierge service for vendors and movers?

  18. How do you screen your buyers?

  19. Do you sometimes represent both the buyer and seller?

  20. How can you be working for me if you also represent the buyer?

  21. How do you handle offers?

  22. How do you cultivate multiple offers?

  23. Will you communicate with me more by phone, by email or in person?

  24. Do you advertise in The View magazine?

  25. What is your source of potential buyers?

  26. Who holds the open houses?

  27. Who does the showing appointments or do you use use a keybox?

  28. How do you deal with pets in the home?

  29. Do you represent more buyers or more sellers?

  30. What happens if the buyers need to obtain a loan?

  31. What is your connection to international clients?

  32. Do you have offices in Europe and Asia?

  33. What is your marking plan?

  34. What happens if a buyer needs to sell their current home?

  35. How do you handle disclosures?

  36. Do you submit your listings to www.CAMoves.com?

  37. Who writes the property description?

  38. What are your thoughts about prices quoted on Zillow?

  39. Do you have a personal website?

  40. How you use social media to sell your listings?

  41. How do you market using the internet?

  42. What are the pros and cons of selling my house quietly without a sign or multiple agents participating?

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