Wednesday, March 20, 2013
How to find a "Tech-Savvy" Realtor®
How do I know if an agent uses the latest technology?
The first thing you can do is find his/her website. If you cannot find it easily, chances are that others won't be able to, in turn, leaving a home you may be listing lost in cyber space.The agent's site should be simple to use and have a nice design. A poorly designed web-site can scare buyers (and sellers) away and will effect you depending what side on the transaction you are on.
Social Media engagement is also something to look for in a tech savvy Realtor®. Interaction in the social sphere shows that he/she knows how important online communication is to buyers and sellers. A good agent should use outlets like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and other social media sites to promote and your home or prospect homes if you are the buyer.
Lastly, a solid home search option is key in a tech savvy agent. Research shows that 95% of all home sales begin with online search. If you’re Realtor’s search option is difficult to find, or even worse- nonexistent, then you are definitely not working with a tech savvy Realtor.
In all, finding an agent that uses the latest technology is not very difficult, but you just have to know what you are looking for!
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