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Why You Should Use the Best Real Estate Brokers to Sell Your Home

One of the challenges that homeowners face when it is time to sell is which real estate broker to use. There are real estate agents everywhere you look and it can be challenging to decide which one is best.

Difference Between Agent and Broker

Its important to first understand, all real estate agents work under a broker.  There are different levels of real estate schooling that is required to become a broker.  In some instances, an agent CAN be a broker — but not THE broker.  There is always a responsible broker that is above the agent, even if the agent IS a broker.  I know that sounds confusing, but one is the difference between how much real estate schooling the agent has taken as well as passing the broker exam.

Passing the Real Estate Exam

Choosing the Right Broker

This is a decision that you should consider carefully if you want to sell your home fast and for a healthy profit.  The more expensive the home, the more you have to loose.  If you are dealing with a luxury home in New Orleans , in excess of $750,000, the difference between a good broker and a great one makes a huge difference. While you may feel that it is best to use a real estate broker who works in your neighborhood, you should know that the best real estate brokers are the ones that have the best closing rate.

What is Closing Rate?

Closing rate refers to how fast they are able to sell a home and whether they are able to help their clients realize a profit.  While the little guy may be effective in his own way, you want to sell fast and for as high a price as possible. Because more established real estate brokers have usually fined tuned their process for marketing homes for sale, when they list your home, its put on a proven path. You will close your sale in a shorter time than if you choose a broker because he/she is your cousins, brothers long time friend.

The other reason why these real estate companies are so effective is that they have the latest technology for real estate. They are, for example, able to show virtual tours of your home to interested clients so that they can make up their minds whether it is what they are looking for.  Many will also take professional photos to make sure that your home is shown in the best light.  They also have technology that allows you to show the home without you necessarily being present – prospective buyers are given ways to access fobs into your home. These are things that your local real estate agent may not have.

Visibility of Hour Home For Sale

http://www.realtor.com/realestateagents/DEAN-CACIOPPO_Slidell_LA_1598482_832889755The last important aspect of choosing the right real estate broker is assessing what type of viability they have on the internet.  There are thousands of real estate websites out there, but the ones that show up first on Google for real estate searches are the only ones that really matter.  The more established real estate brokers have invested in real estate SEO – so their websites show up on page one of search engines. Almost all real estate brokers today will syndicate your listing to Zillow, Trulia and REALTOR.com — but the best real estate brokers themselves, have powerful websites that market your home for sale.

The bottom line is that if you want to sell your home fast the best real estate agents are those that have the highest closing rate, a proven plan to sell your home and the best technology to do so.

 

 

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