If you’ve recently arrived here in Bangkok and wish to rent an apartment, you may be looking for a real estate agent to help you with your research. There are many agencies all around town and especially in Asoke, Nana and Thong Lor you find dozens of them, but how do you choose the best experienced one to work with? Below are some things you should look out for, when choosing a real estate agent in Bangkok.
1 – Recommendations
Never will you go wrong with a good recommendation. If you have family members or friends who have used a specific agent before and had a pleasant experience, then this is a good reason to get in contact with the agent yourself. Let the agent know that you have received recommendations and they will ensure that all your expectations and requirements are met.
2 – Check Out the Agency Website
Ideally, a quality BKK real estate agent will have a great website that has a property portal, which allows you to view a list of properties, by using the search function. When you see a property you like online, make an inquiry to get to know an agent better. You’ll know if they are a good agent or not, depending on how quickly they respond to your inquiry or how they answer your questions.
3 – Read Their Reviews
The internet is full of reviews for any service or product you may wish to try. Reading reviews allow you to know how other people have been handled by that particular estate agent. However, there’re some biased reviews, but you can tell if a review is genuine or not. If the company has lots of bad reviews, move on to the next level!
4 – Settle for the Best Real Estate Agent
All real estate agents will be eager to get you on board with their company, whether they can accommodate all your needs or not. A reputable agent will be very knowledgeable. They won’t be the right agent for you if they aren’t able to answer all your questions. The best estate agent understands the local areas, and will allow you to provide your sound advice and information to help you make the right decision.