Questions Buyers Must Ask

Choosing the right Buyer’s Agent is crucial, and asking the right questions will help empower you to make an informed decision. To ensure you select an industry-accredited, fully licensed, and experienced Buyer’s Agent, consider these key questions:

Interview Of The Buyer’s Agent

  1. Professional Background and Expertise:
  • How long have you been buying real estate for others?
  • What is your personal professional background and expertise?
  • Do you have your own residential or commercial property portfolio, local and/or interstate?
  • Have you worked as a selling agent before?
  1. Client Experience:
  • What types of clients and price ranges do you typically work with?
  • Can you provide references or allow me to speak with past clients?
  • How many active clients are you currently working with, or at any one time?
  1. Compatibility and Trust:
  • Do you listen and show genuine concern for my concerns?
  • Can I trust you to look out for my interests exclusively?
  • Does your communication style align with mine?
  • Will I be exclusively working with you or appointed to someone else in your office?
  1. Strategic Plan and Service Levels:
  • What is your plan for assisting me throughout the buying process?
  • How well-connected are you to other real estate professionals, trades and service providers?
  • Will you personally handle my property inspections, negotiations, due diligence analysis, building and pest appointments, pre-settlement inspection, etc?
  1. Personal Fit and Rapport:
  • How do you make me feel when interacting with you?
  • Can I rely on you to prioritize my interests?
  • Do you offer suggestions for potential opportunities, add value opportunities, and/or improvements?
  • Do you exclusively work full-time and weekends as a Buyers Agent?


    The Best Buyer’s Agents

    When it comes to finding the best Buyer’s Agent for you, a passion and dedication for real estate make all the difference.  Look for someone who not only possesses the necessary qualifications with REIQ, REBAA, PIPA, etc but also genuinely cares about your success. Building a personal connection is key to a successful partnership.  

    A top-notch Buyer’s Agent will work full-time, ensuring they devote their expertise to serving clients like you every single day. They will have a deep understanding of the real estate market, having personally experienced buying, selling, and investing. Their own property portfolio speaks volumes about their knowledge and success. Feel free to ask them about their journey, including the stories of their failures and successes. A great Buyer’s Agent will be more than happy to share those experiences with you.

    To gain further confidence in your choice, and to get a sense of their credibility and reputation, check their past Google reviews, Facebook reviews, and social media platforms. These sources can provide valuable insights. Additionally, don’t hesitate to ask the Buyer’s Agent for references and the opportunity to speak with their previous clients. Hearing firsthand about their positive experiences will give you even more confidence in your decision.

    Remember, the best Buyer’s Agents are not only highly skilled professionals but also passionate individuals who genuinely want to see you succeed. Take the time to find someone who connects with you on a personal level and has a proven track record of delivering exceptional service. Your real estate journey deserves nothing less than the best.