Have you been thinking about selling a home this year?

If so, you will need to choose a qualified Realtor to help you with your Real Estate transaction.

In this post we will cover 5 tips to help you choose the right Madison Wisconsin Realtor.

Tip 1 – Ask For Client References

As a homeowner don’t think twice about asking for references from the Madison Wisconsin Realtor for clients whose homes they’ve sold in the last 12 months.

Before calling those former clients ask the Madison Realtor if any client was pleased or disappointed with their service and why.

Tip 2 – Review Their Licensing Information

Thanks to the Internet you can easily check a Realtor’s credentials online to see if they’ve had any disciplinary action taken against them.

Tip 3 – Find Out How Long Have They Been In Business

Although you might be tempted to choose a Realtor because you like them, it’s important to find out how long they’ve been a Realtor because this could mean the difference between selling your home for more or less than your asking price since their experience with negotiation could be lacking.

Tip 4 – Ask Them If Real Estate Is Their Only Business

Think twice before choosing a Madison Realtor who does Real Estate “on the side” because, their other business interests could keep them from providing you with good service when selling your home.

Tip 5 – Check out Their Listings Online

Use your smartphone or tablet to check out that Realtor’s listings online via their website or other sites like Zillow and Trulia.

You can learn a lot by viewing a Realtor’s listings and really find out if they are qualified to sell your home or not.

To learn more about what to look for when choosing a Madison Wisconsin Realtor or to view homes for sale across the area, contact us today!