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The Best Real Estate Agents in Lake County FL Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire


Real estate agents in Lake County FL bearing The Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10 symbol are those realty agents that have exceeded the minimum Florida regulatory standard. They are the ones proven by our independent research to have passed the TOP 10 requirements for competency and value, and for whom our staff has called previous clients to verify high satisfaction with them for real estate sales in Lake County FL, including real estate listings, commercial real estate agents, real estate brokers, sellers agents, buyers agents, and more.

 

Updated May 31, 2017

 The TOP 10 Real Estate Agents & Real Estate Brokers in Lake County FL

Mid Florida Real Estate St Brokerage
(352) 589-0444
34602 Cattail Dr
Eustis, FL 32736

Areas Served: Mt Dora FL,Lady Lake FL,Tavares FL,Eustis FL,Leesburg FL,Clermont FL,Lake County FL
Services: real estate agent for home for sale listings, short sales, commercial real estate

Beacon Real Estate & Associates
(352) 253-9200
32347 County Road 473
Leesburg, FL 34788

Areas Served: Tavares FL,Clermont Florida,Lake County FL,Mt Dora FL,Leesburg FL,Minneola,Eustis FL,
Services: real estate listings including homes for sale, residential & commercial real estate

Bright Star Real Estate Inc
(863) 420-8434
9310 US Highway 192 # 1
Clermont, FL 34714

Areas Served: Lake County FL,Clermont Florida,Lady Lake FL,Tavares FL,Leesburg FL,Eustis FL,
Services: local real estate agency for home sales, home listings

Home Real Estate Pros LLC
(352) 735-7777
822 N Donnelly St # B
Mt Dora, FL 32757

Areas Served: Lake County Florida,Eustis FL,Clermont FL,Lady Lake FL,Tavares FL,Leesburg FL,Astor
Services: real estate agency listing homes for sale, incl. REOs, bank owned & short sales

ERA Tom Grizzard Realtors
(352) 343-5500
102 W Burleigh Blvd
Tavares, FL 32778

Areas Served: Leesburg FL,Lake County FL,Clermont FL,Tavares FL,Eustis FL, Citrus Ridge FL,
Services: local real estate agents, residential real estate, commercial real estate

Avalar Real Estate
(352) 242-3939
17301 Pagonia Dr # 300
Clermont, FL 34711

Areas Served: Citrus Ridge FL,Lake County Florida,Leesburg FL,Eustis FL,Clermont FL,Tavares FL
Services: realtors for residential real estate sales, commercial real estate listings

Doran Real Estate
(352) 432-3991
1150 Anderson St
Clermont, FL 34711

Areas Served: Clermont FL,Lake County Florida,Leesburg FL,Tavares FL,Eustis FL,Mt Dora FL,Lady Lake
Services: bank owned real estate, short sales,REOs,standard sales

The Best Real Estate Agents in Lake County FL Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire 


The state of Florida requires real estate agents in Lake County FL to be licensed by Florida Real Estate Commission which requires taking a course, passing an exam and a personal background check.

But the state license for real estate agencies is no guarantee that any particular real estate agent in Lake County FL is doing business ethically, delivering value, or satisfying clients.

This makes it all the more significant that all real estate agents in Lake County FL who bear The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have been cleared by our research staff as passing all the requirements for Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 status such as survey phone calls to previous clients to verify high satisfaction, verified state real estate license, good complaint record, verified liability insurance, best business practices, only employees legal to work in the U.S., and more.




Real Estate Agents in Lake County FL Save You Money


To buy real estate or for real estate sales in Lake County FL you stand to make or save more money and avoid mistakes by relying on the guidance of professional real estate agents or real estate brokers.

Remember, it's a mistake to decide on a real estate agent based on who drops their fee or commission since obviously it's foolish to chase a discount on a commission when a good real estate agent saves you tens of thousands of dollars by selling your real estate at a higher price, or gets a seller to drop their asking price when you're buying.

Most real estate agencies in Lake County FL have a collection of Realtors or real estate agents who sell residential real estate, but there are a handful who make commercial, industrial, vineyard, ranch, undeveloped acreage, or agricultural property sales. The real estate brokers themselves (or principal/qualifying brokers), who have more extensive schooling than real estate agents, are licensed to act as the direct contact between you and your financial lender.

The best real estate brokers in Lake County FL will find real estate that matches your specifications, arrange showings, inspection reports, negotiate pricing in your favor, and assist you in making an offer on real estate for sale in Lake County FL. Independently, real estate brokers may also purchase real estate for future rentals or sales, in which case they might position themselves as the property manager.

Real estate brokers usually offer open or multiple listing services with their real estate agency or the real estate brokerage they represent. They can also deal directly with lenders to negotiate closing costs and financing options for your real estate purchase. They are required to process all necessary property disclosures for a transfer of property, including visual inspection, real estate agency relationship, negotiability of real estate commissions, and sales price information.

And since real estate brokers are required to have more experience than real estate agents, some hold special licensing that qualifies them to appraise the property you're selling as well as listings available. They can also perform comparative market analyses to determine where the value of your home lies in relation to comparable homes in a specific area of Lake County FL. They can conduct all advertising and exposure of your real estate listing, as well as guide you through the real estate sale or purchase. Some real estate brokers (as well as real estate agents) are registered Realtors in Lake County FL, which implies the distinction of affiliation with NAR (National Association of Realtors).  


Some Real Estate Agents in Lake County FL Are So Much Better than Others

The Prime Buyer's Report lists these agents for real estate sales in Lake County FL: Mid Florida Real Estate St Brokerage, Home Real Estate Pros LLC, ERA Tom Grizzard Realtors, Avalar Real Estate, Doran Real Estate, Bright Star Real Estate Inc, Beacon Real Estate & Associates. Others doing real estate sales in Lake County FL who might still be in business include: .

 

 

Questions to Ask Real Estate Agents in Lake County FL 


Step 1: Describe Requirements of the Real Estate Agencies in Lake County FL
If you have property for sale in Lake County FL, prepare a description of the history, the appraisal, and any modifications that have been made. If you're in the market to choose among homes for sale in Lake County FL, describe the characteristics of your dream house. Then each of the best real estate brokers and Realtors can sit down with you and discuss available listings and options based on the same information.

 

Step 2: Answer Questions & Take Notes of the Real Estate Agents in Lake County FL
You'll learn a lot by the questions each real estate broker asks. The preliminary consultation is the real estate brokers' chance to gauge your financial situation, property preferences and other important details. Even though this is only an initial interview, you will be able to tell if the real estate brokers will really be on your side through the process of buying a new home or property.

Step 3: Ask Questions & Take Notes


• How many real estate sales in Lake County FL have they done this year?

• How many years of real estate experience do they have?

• How do they determine their fee or real estate sales commissions?

• Can they give you client names and numbers you can call as references? (All real estate agents in Lake County FL bearing the Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 symbol have already had their client references called by our research staff so you don't have to.)

• How much experience do they have in selling or buying properties of your type? The skills and knowledge to sell and buy commercial real estate can be much different from those for residential real estate.

• Do they work with lenders to help you locate a decent loan when buying homes for sale in Lake County FL?

• Do they ever represent both buyer and seller? (Also called a dual agent.)

• Can they perform property auctions or exchanges?


• Do they perform the appraisal, and if not then what is the company they use?

• Do they ask for a buyer agency agreement?

• Will they perform credit screening? (On either sellers or buyers)

• Will they show you proof of their state license to sell real estate in Lake County FL? (All real estate agents in Lake County FL bearing the Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had their state license verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)


Once you've chosen the best real estate agent in Lake County FL for your specific property or needs, make sure they have a good complaint record. (All real estate agents in Lake County FL bearing the Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 symbol have already had their good complaint record verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)



 

 

 

Resources About Real Estate Agents in Lake County FL 


Regulatory Bodies & Trade Associations For Real Estate Agents in Lake County FL


ACRE Association of Commercial Real Estate www.acre.org
AIR Commercial Real Estate Association www.airea.com
BBB Better Business Bureau www.bbb.com
CRE Counselors of Real Estate www.cre.org
Florida Realtors Association www.floridarealtors.org
Florida InterNational Association of Certified Home Inspectors www.flnachi.org
FREC Florida Real Estate Commission www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/re/frec.html
NAEBA National Association of Exclusive Buyer Agents www.naeba.org
NAIREB National Association of Independent Real Estate Brokers www.nationalrealestatebrokers.org
NAR National Association of Realtors www.realtor.org
NAREB National Association of Real Estate Brokers www.nareb.com
REEA The Real Estate Educators Association www.reea.org





Web & Media Resources Related To Real Estate Sales & Real Estate Agencies in Lake County FL

Broker Agent Magazine
Homes & Land
Luxury Real Estate Magazine
Principal Broker Magazine
Real Estate Broker Insider Magazine
REALTOR Magazine
Realty Times
Texas Real Estate Magazine www.texasrealestatemagazine.com


The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the TOP 10 Real Estate Agents in Lake County FL within the following zip codes:

34755, 32736, 32776, 32778, 34705, 32756, 32726, 32195, 34753, 32784, 34713, 34715, 32767, 32159, 34762, 34714, 34736, 34711, 32757, 34731, 34737, 32735, 32162, 34749, 32158, 32102, 34712, 32702, 34748, 34756, 32727, 34788 and 34797

The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the TOP 10 Real Estate Agents in Lake County FL within the following cities:

Mount Dora, Mount Plymouth, Leesburg, Paisley, Four Corners, Yalaha, Lake Mack-Forest Hills, Mascotte, Lady Lake, Tavares, Sorrento, Lake Kathryn, Pine Lakes, Minneola, Umatilla, Howey-in-the-Hills, Montverde, Clermont, Astatula, Fruitland Park, Groveland, Citrus Ridge, Astor, Silver Lake and Eustis   


  

 

 

 

 

Record or Write a Review

Consumers use the Prime Buyer's Report to avoid the scam, fraud, and businesses with low customer satisfaction.

Independent research conducted by Prime Buyer's Report editors includes phone call surveys with customers of local businesses, checks with state agencies on license and complaint history, verification that each business has insurance coverage to protect you as a customer, phone interviews of business owners, signed agreements that they use only legal workers, and more to determine the businesses that are safe to spend with.

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Real Estate Agents & Real Estate Brokers in Lake County serving Mount Dora, Mount Plymouth, Leesburg, Paisley, Four Corners, Yalaha, Lake Mack-Forest Hills, Mascotte, Lady Lake, Tavares, Sorrento, Lake Kathryn, Pine Lakes, Minneola, Umatilla, Howey-in-the-Hills, Montverde, Clermont, Astatula, Fruitland Park, Groveland, Citrus Ridge, Astor, Silver Lake and Eustis

 

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Questions to Ask Real Estate Agents in Lake County FL


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