Home sellers should interview at least three real estate agents before choosing the one who will represent them. While rapport should be a consideration, experts say agents should be able to provide quick responses to three important questions. Sellers should ask about how many homes they have sold in the past year, looking for a Realtor who handles at least two deals a month to ensure he or she is not a part-time agent. They also should inquire about the Realtor’s marketing plan, which should include a wide array of strategies, from multiple listing service, social media, and Internet listings to print ads, postcards, and e-mail blasts. Finally, they should ask Realtors how close their sales prices are to the list prices, which will emphasize their ability to use comparable sales data to set an appropriate asking price. | Read More