Are you looking to move to Santa Monica and are having trouble locating a reputable real estate agent? Or maybe you want to sell your home in the area?
You’re probably not the only one, as finding a good real estate agent can often be a daunting task. If you are struggling, you’ve come to the right place, as we have some tips to make this task easier for you.
The first thing that should be done when looking for a Santa Monica real estate agent is asking around if they know anyone to family and friends. There are many reasons that this should be done first, such as:
- It’s a quick and easy way to get some information
- You may get a discount or some kind of incentive for the referral
There is a downside to this as it may seem like going on a “blind date” and after meeting with the suggested realtor you may decide that they aren’t the one for you. That’s okay. At least, you considered them and there are more avenues to take.
Look Around Your Neighborhood
Take a look around your neighborhood. There’s bound to be somebody moving to the area or selling their home.
Check out yards for sold or for sale signs. You can jot down that company’s information and look them up later. Once you look them up online, if they seem like a match you can give them a call and set up an appointment.
Looking online is probably the most obvious way to go as there is a ton of information on the Internet. However, that is probably also why it should be the last route you take. It is most likely the more daunting option due to information overload.
If you’ve exhausted all other resources, hop online and look and be sure to read those reviews to get an idea of other people’s experiences with that Santa Monica real estate agent.
Santa Monica is a very popular place to be due to tourist attractions, such as the Santa Monica Pier. It is understandable how anyone could be overwhelmed looking for a real estate agent in that area.
Try to keep your cool and use these tips as a guiding point. Some of these ideas may even lead you to your Santa Monica real estate agent match.
Ray Lyon became a realtor with an aspiration of being a sales leader in the market. With him, he took all of his experience in sales, negotiating, marketing, design and educational background to excel in his new career. He quickly advanced and is in the top 1% of Realtors Nationwide winning various awards along the way. He was named LA Business Journal’s “Real Estate All Stars”, Featured in LA Magazine as a “Top Agent” & named in Real Trends “Americas Best Award” for being the top ½ of the top 1% nationwide. He owns several properties throughout CA. He has flipped and built several homes with his builders and contractors. Not only is he successful at what he does but he is very passionate.