What is the best way to find homes in my price range?
Answer: As a seasoned real estate professional I try to
stay familiar with all available listings in my areas. I
have access to thousands of properties for sale,
and am trained to match your needs with just the right
Question: Can't I just look for "Open
House" signs in the neighborhood I like?
Answer: This may not be a wise choice. You may waste
valuable time by only seeing a fraction of the available
properties, and they may not meet your needs. I will try
to inform you of all
available properties, even if they are not open to the
public. You may not realize it, but visiting "Open
Houses" or For Sale By Owner homes without your an agent
may cause confusion about who represents you, and you
might lose your ability to work with an agent of your own
Question: Can my agent show me homes listed with
another real estate company, or "For Sale By
Yes. Every major real estate firm participates in the
multiple listing service, and therefore, mutual
cooperation is welcome. Also, most owners will work with
your real estate agent and allow them to represent you.
Question: Do I have to pay a commission for these
Question: How much commission does my agent receive?
Answer: When you purchase a home, your agent will
receive a portion of the commission, paid by the seller.
Question: How do I know what I can afford?
Answer: We recommend that you meet with a knowledgeable
lender who will help you determine your purchasing power.
Your offer may have more credibility with a seller when
they know you have already taken the first financial step.
Question: What if I am interested in moving to
Answer: I can direct you to a real
estate professional in any area throughout the country. If
you plan to move outside the United States, RE/MAX
Consultants has international affiliates that can help you.