Massachusetts Real Estate


Attention Hopkinton MA Home Sellers - Smart questions to ask Realtors you are interviewing

SMART QUESTIONS TO ASK THE REALTORS YOU ARE INTERVIEWING                                               
These questions will go along way in determining if you are going to hire a PRO or not!

1. How long have you been selling real estate?

2. How many homes did you sell last year as seller's agent?

3. Of the homes you sold last year, again as a seller's agent, what was the average number of days from the original list price to the accepted offer?

4. What was the average ratio between the listing price and the selling price?

5. What kind of market share do you and your company have?

6. Do you have a personal assistant?

7. What is your experience selling homes in my town?

8. Can you provide me with at least 3 recent references?

9. I have read the Internet is an extremely valuable tool. How will you market my home online?

10. Do you have your own personal website for marketing homes?

11. Do you have a Blog that will generate traffic and advertise my home online?

12. Does your Blog have any Google Rank?

11. When a buyer calls on my home will you ALWAYS be the one they speak with?

12. How will you communicate with me regarding your efforts?

13. How readily accessible will you be?

14. Once the offer is accepted will you be attending all the inspections?

15. How will you verify that the buyer is qualified to buy my home?

16. What are your fee structures and why?



About the Author: The above smart questions to ask Realtors you are interviewing was provided by Bill Gassett, a Nationally recognized leader in his field. Bill can be reached via email at or by phone at 508-435-5356. 

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Bill Gassett is a thirty-two year veteran to the real estate industry. He enjoys providing helpful information to buyers, sellers and fellow real estate agents to make sound decisions. His work has been featured on RIS Media, National Association of Realtors, Inman News, Placester, RESAAS, Credit Sesame and others.

Comment balloon 2 commentsBill Gassett • July 08 2007 07:33PM


All very good questions to ask Realtors you are interviewing....
Posted by Sandra Cummings, Real Estate Agent, Guilford Connecticut (William Raveis Real Estate) about 11 years ago

Sandra - thanks. It is amazing sometimes how sellers just go in blindly and don't ask the appropriate questions during an interview with perspective agents. Unfortunately many times a seller is persuaded by bad advise such as a pie in the sky price that the seller wants to believe is possible.

There are so many times over the years that I have not been asked any questions that you would think a home seller would ask. It really can be puzzling at times.

Posted by Bill Gassett, Metrowest Massachusetts Real Estate (RE/MAX Executive Realty) about 11 years ago

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