How do most people find their agent? 

They ask a friend.  They ask a coworker.  They use the (sometimes mediocre) agent they used before.  Why?

Simply put, it's A PAIN to find an agent, let alone a good one.  And one that suits your business and personal style, gets you and your goals, and has your best interests in mind. 

That's a lot.

Here's a cheatsheet you can download to make sure you get at least a few important questions answered.   To be clear, there are no right answers, but the agent you speak with should have a clear answer of their own for all of these questions:

[Download] Questions to Ask An Agent Before Hiring


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