Searching for an agent?  Do your homework!


Recently there have been advertisements on television promoting a website to find real estate agents to sell your home.  According to the advertisement, they will help you find the best agent in your area. 


What they don't tell you?  


Anyone can be on this list of approved agents as long as they agree to pay the website company a 25% referral fee.  In other words, agents pay the company to be featured on their site whether they've ever sold a home or not.  Very misleading!


In other words, whoever pays, can play!  So if you're looking for a trusted real estate agent in your area, do your homework.  Ask for referrals from past clients, read testimonials and never put your faith in a website that takes money from real estate agents to be the "Featured or Top Agent" for an area.