Realtor Interview Questions

A few simple questions to your potential Realtor can shed some light on what you can expect during the transaction. As a Realtor, I am keenly aware that not all Realtors operate the same way. If I were to interview an agent to sell my home, below are the questions I would ask.

Interview Questions:

  1. Are you a full-time agent?
  2. How long have you been selling real estate?
  3. Do you have any testimonials or references you can share?
  4. How many homes did you sell in the last 2 years?
  5. What percentage of your business is listings?
  6. What is your response time for phone calls?
  7. Do you hire a professional to conduct a staging consultation?
  8. Do you hire a professional photographer to take photos for your listings?
  9. Do you provide a website to each home? May I see an example?
  10. What is your price strategy?
  11. What is your average sales to list ratio for your listings?
  12. What is your average days on market for your listings?
  13. How do you keep your sellers up to date with market conditions?
  14. How often do you communicate with your clients?
  15. How do you market your properties?
  16. Do you provide sales plan?
  17. Do you have any special certifications?
  18. What do you think the unique selling proposition is for this property?
  19. How long do you think it will take to sell this property?
  20. Do you guarantee your service and can we cancel at any time if we are dissatisfied?