My Uncle From West Covina Has a Real Estate License

If you’re moving to Santa Clarita, working with an agent who knows the area is always your best bet.

In case you didn’t know, once an agent obtains his real estate license from the State of California, he is legally able to sell homes anywhere in the state; from Redding to Hiring a professional real estate agent to who knows the area you're moving to is always the best bet.San Ysidro, from Lake Tahoe to Needles.

This however does not mean the agent can be truly effective at his job when it comes to serving buyers and sellers in a community he knows nothing about. We hear it often: “Oh, I have an uncle who’s in real estate. He’s going to help me out.” In many cases, the “uncle” is from out of the area, and hasn’t sold a home since Bill Clinton was president.

While we understand that you want to work with people you think you know and trust when it comes to buying or selling a home, it’s important to work with someone who is experienced, and truly knows the area.


Questions you should ask your prospective real estate agent.

Whether you’re buying or selling, you should prepare a few questions for your prospective real estate agent to make sure they understand your wants and needs…Even if it’s your uncle from West Covina!

How long have you been selling real estate?
How many transactions do you close in a year?
What do you know about the community where I plan to move? Do you live here? If so, how long?
Are you a member of the California Association of Realtors?
Are you a member of your local Realtor association?
What’s your turnaround time for addressing my needs and concerns?
What can you tell me about the community where I plan to move?
These questions will get you started, and the responses should give you enough to go on as to whether you can trust the agent enough to help you realize your real estate goals.

Montemayor & Associates

We are confident that we will gain your trust to serve your needs as your Santa Clarita real estate team. Feel free to contact us and ask us the above questions. Whether you’re ready to buy a home, or sell one. you’ll find our team professional, experienced, and ready to help you.