Choosing an Estate Agent

Choosing an Estate Agent

Choosing an estate agent is an important part of selling your home and there are a number of considerations which should be taken into account.

  • If you used the same estate agent before, did the agent do a good job?
  • Do they respond to telephone calls/ emails quickly?
  • Do they have a website to advertise your property and how quickly can they upload your details? (More importantly, are they members of MyHome.ie?)
  • How long has the estate agent been operating in the area? This may reflect on how well the agent know the area and in particular the market in this area.
  • Do they have a list of potential buyers interested in a property like yours? And if not, what happens if they can’t find a buyer?
  • Choose quality of service over price. You need an agent who will sell your property quickly obtaining the best possible price.
  • You need to agree on the best selling features of your property.

You may wish to ask your agent what kind of qualifications/experience they have and if they belong to a professional estate agent organisation (e.g.: I.A.V.I. or I.P.A.V )

You can find a full listing of all MyHome Residential member estate agents in the Estate Agent Section of the site. You can search by locality to find an agent near you.

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