- Ask about primary clients
Before everything else know if your estate agent’s primary clients are buyers or sellers. As a buyer, you should choose an agent whose primary clients are buyers.
- Ask about the history of the homes
Ask your agent about the history of the homes he shows you. Every home has a history.The history includes when it has been listed, it’s initial price, previous offers and so forth. Ask your agent all the details regarding the house.
Ask your agent about the cost of utilities of the house. Also, ask your agent about the homeowner’s association fees and about them. Alongside these basic questions, especially ask your agent to get to you the details about the special assessment. Ask the agent every minute detail that you must be aware of before moving into your new house.
- Critically examining the house
Ask your agent to enquire the seller vigorously after critically examining the home.
- Ask your agent to review the disclosure statement
Ask your agent to closely review your seller’s disclosure statement. There may be several things you may overlook which you would have to regret later.
- Ask your agent to critically look into details
Look into every detail from the foundation of the house to plumbing. No detail is unimportant.
Ask your estate agent about all the updates made to the property. There might be situations where the seller might have done updates without any permit.
Ask your agent to get receipts of every update to the house. Ask your agent to get every information from the owner.