Calgary Real Estate Agents – How To Choose The Right One For Your Needs?
Two decades of buying, selling, and investing in Calgary & Kelowna Real Estate have given me and my team a deep understanding of what it takes to be the best Calgary realtor in this shifting market.
The most essential advice that I can give local home sellers and buyers is to do your homework. Sit down with your Real Estate Agent and figure out the best possible plan of action. And, if you want to ensure that your plan will be executed as you expect and you will be guided effectively through the process, it is important to find a reliable Agent.
I find that the more time you spend at the start of the home buying/selling process and reviewing the steps I know we will go through as well as some possible pitfalls, the easier it becomes to actually cruise through the actual process with ease.
Criteria for Calgary Real Estate Agents
Choosing a Realtor® can be daunting. Making a connection, trusting their integrity and believing in their expertise are all important aspects of your choice.
The right Realtor can make a huge difference to the entire home selling experience.
That’s why it’s a good idea to take your time to know the person and the skill set of your chosen Real Estate Agent. Understand what they can do for you. Take for example me, Karen Blain and the Blain Again Team. Here are just some of the services we offer to our clients:
- Free Market Evaluation
- Staging expertise for your Calgary home (brings more buyers and sells your home faster);
- Profession design tips and renovation management if you are renovating before or after your sale;
- Showing solutions that deliver maximum impact on prospective buyers;
- Printed property brochures unique to you;
- Open Houses and targeted community marketing;
- Professional photography and 3D Virtual tours;
- Professional RMS measurement with 2D and 3D floor plans for viewing by buyers;
- Comprehensive online and social media marketing for your property;
- Extensive personal and professional networking *(82% of homes are sold through your Realtor’s® network)
Selling your home is one of the largest, and most financially impactful things you will do. You want work with someone who understands how to make your goals a reality, understands what you need and really listens to your demands as a home buyer or seller. Also make sure that you are comfortable talking to and asking questions of your Real Estate Agent, after all you’ll be spending a lot of time with them.
Other things to think about include your Realtor’s® success at selling and finding homes for their clients, testimonials from previous clients, and their ability to meet your unique needs.
Give Karen Blain a Call for Your Complete Peace of Mind
I am a born and raised Calgarian and know this city like the back of my hand. I make it my business to stay on top of market trends and the constantly changing and improving rules and regulations of the business. My understanding of the local Real Estate market is shaped by meticulous research into what is happening in the Calgary market and knowing what each Calgary community delivers to its residents. This gives me a unique insight how to sell your home or find your perfect new home successfully.
Give me a call at (403) 702-5246 and let’s get started!