Real estate agents are licensed real estate professionals. The Commonwealth of Virginia requires that licenses be posted in a prominent place in the office of the real estate broker. If you don’t see that license, ask if the agent is licensed and ask if the license is current. Agents also carry a license on their person.
Agents are required to train and take courses, so ask about your agent about their training, and about what resources they use to locate either properties for sale or prospective buyers. If you are buying or selling a home, make sure the real estate agent has access to the MLS (Multiple Listing Service). The MLS charges agents a pretty hefty monthly fee and believe it or not some agents let their access to the MLS lapse. Make sure your agent has full access to the MLS.
If you are selling property, ask your realtor to provide you with prices of comparable properties sold in your area so you can be sure you are listing your property for a fair and reasonable price. This is called a Comparative Market Analysis or CMA. A CMA can help you and your agent determine how long it takes the agent on average to sell property. This can also help point to the best marketing plan for selling your property.
Buyers should ask about the type of properties the agent specializes in, condos, commercial, townhouses, luxury, area, etc. Also as a buyer you should provide the agent any additional information about things like local schools and community information.
Buying and selling property can be simple with the help of a good real estate agency. Spend the time to find the right real estate agency for your needs.
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Properties in Fort Hunt
Beautifully renovated 6 bed 5 bath craftsman in desirable Plymouth Haven. Upgrades galore: oak floors, bedroom/full bath on main, 6-burner range, granite counters, carrara backsplash, stainless appliances, large island, upgraded fixtures and lighting, built-ins throughout, mudroom, two fireplaces, 3 car garage- room for additional bed/bath, huge, private yard, outdoor patio and so much more!
Buy the best location in sought after Riverside Gardens! Rarely available cul de sac is steps from pool and school. Completely remodeled with stylish gray cabinets, stainless appliances, and granite kitchen! Marble baths, and amazing backyard complete the picture. Rare kitchen bump out allows for both informal and formal eating spaces. Biking distance to GW Parkway, Old Town and Pentagon.
Spacious five bedroom, 2.5 bath split level on over 1/2 acre in neighborhood of many $1-$2 million homes. Just off the GW Parkway, near Fort Hunt Park, in the popular Waynewood school district and close to Fort Hunt Park. Bonus -- large two car detached garage. Fenced yard, deck, rec room with FP, updated kitchen w/ stainless appliances , hardwood floorsl.
OPEN 5/28, 2-4. Collingwood beauty! Truly move-in ready. Seller has done it all. Freshly painted, upgraded baths, custom chefs kitchen (with skylight), silestone countertops, custom built-ins, plantation shutters and so much more. Fully fenced back yard on a corner lot. Walk to Stratford Elementary or Carl Sandburg Middle School and simple commute options in all directions. Visit today!