Posted by: islamicfinancingnews | January 8, 2014

What to look for in a real estate agent

After deciding on Islamic loans, one of the other important decisions you’ll need to make centers around the real estate agent you select. This is the person you’ll entrust with helping you find as much as possible on that wish list you’ve made up for a new home. Remember to use these benchmarks when you start shopping for one of these professionals.

  1. Start by looking at the referrals the agent has. In every business, word of mouth is one of the best qualifiers. The best way to find out the kind of checklistjob someone has been doing as a real estate agent is to get a referral from someone you trust. Even then, the experts recommend you should screen several applicants. Start the list off by driving in the area where you want to move noting the names of different agents on any signs that are up in that neighborhood.
  2. Remember, you don’t need to pay more to get a good agent. Full-service discount realtors do the same job as their more expensive counterparts but for less money. There’s no truth to the myth that you get what you pay for when it comes to a real estate agent.

Islamic finance is there to keep you safe from riba. Research will help you to find a good agent.

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