You cannot buy Real Estate in Pakistan without hiring a Real Estate agent. If you try so, you’ll be probably going to be ripped off or buy a worthless property with too many problems. However, when you go into the market, you find too many Real Estate agents offering services at different commission rates.
Therefore, this situation puts you in doubt. You think: How can I find the best Real Estate for myself. Well, this post is all about it.
Here are 10 useful tips to hire a Real Estate agent in Pakistan.
Many people are in the Real Estate business posing as realtors. However, most of them are doing it as a side hustle. That’s why they cannot guarantee you quality service and allocate proper time for your job. So, keep yourself away from part-time hustlers.
Always go with a professional realtor who has a registered office and doing it as a full-time job. Otherwise, you can get ripped off or waste your time in petty offers and discussions.
Real Estate dealing is a tough business. Many factors change the price and affect the sale. A new realtor might not get you the value that you need. It’s because investors and owners always use experienced realtors.
Similarly, it’s wise to stop yourself from experimenting and choose a Real Estate agent with maximum experience in the field.
When you are in doubt and could not decide on a Real Estate after interviewing several persons, then it’s best to ask for recommendations from your friends, family persons, and colleagues. This way, you’ll get an agent with a proven track record.
Most times, you get the best person for your job through recommendations.
You’ll have many options on your table. But there is a question: Can your realtor get you the best deal in your specific area?
Well, a realtor with local knowledge and connections can get you the best deal. So, choose a person who knows everything in your specific area. Never hire a person who has never been to your location. It would be a blunder.
Some Real Estate agents are experts in residential plots, and some are proficient in commercial properties’ dealings. So, you know which type of property you want to buy or sell. Thus, you have to choose a realtor who is experienced in your specific type of Real Estate. This way, your deal will never get stuck. Plus, you’ll save your time.
Real Estate is a game of big money. That’s why you’ll find many realtors telling you a too high price for the property you want or giving you a too little price on the property that you need to sell. So, it can also give you stress. But among all agent options, it’s wise to choose a realtor who understands your price range and never tries to backstab you.
Many Real Estate agents play games with customers. When you show them your property, they will tell you a price where they can sell. But in reality, they will sell it higher and keep the difference for themselves. These are known as buying realtors. So, keep yourself away from them. You’ll always get tricked in the end.
Some people are aggressive in dealings, and some are passive. But most people want complete transparency in dealings. Well, you have a personality, and you know everything about it. Thus, you need to find a realtor who suits your personality. Otherwise, you’ll have problems during purchase or sale. It’s because realtors always try to cloud the judgment of the customer with their sayings. So, find a realtor who you can handle easily without getting a loss in the end.
Some realtors give as much time as their customers need, and some are fast-paced agents. They always try to make the customer finalize the transaction in minimum time. So, they can earn a commission. Thus, you need to find a person who understands your expectations and does not force you to change your price. This way, you’ll have the best chance to get the price that you want.
Your sixth sense always tells you when something is wrong. It will always be your gut feeling that saves you from wrong persons. So, when you interview Real Estate agents, you need to trust your guts. If any person seems shady, never hire him regardless of slippery talks or promises.
Use the above ten tips to find the best Real Estate agent for yourself. Remember, always trust your gut feeling about every person. It will save you from future troubles.