Step 5 – Be picky and find the right real estate agent for you

Meshing with your agent, and making sure they understand your needs, can pay large dividends in the long run.

You’re going to be spending a lot of time with them, so it pays to put in the time and effort to find the right agent. Reach out to friends for recommendations, and interview several options over coffee to determine their level of experience and expertise in the neighborhoods you’re interested in.