Top 5 things to look for in a Miami realtor – How to make the most of the buyer-realtor relationship.

Whether you’re moving within Miami-Dade or resettling from elsewhere, it’s important to consider the qualities needed for a successful buyer-realtor relationship. Not every realtor is the same and a successful realtor for one client may not be right for you.

When comparing realtors, these are the top 5 things to look out for. They can give you both a broad as well as a focused perspective when making your decision. With these in your back pocket, you’ll be in a better position to coordinate your next home purchase.


Like in most things, you’ll want to find a realtor with the experience to tackle your unique home-buying needs. An experienced realtor will be able to help you navigate Miami’s real estate market and everything that comes with it. 


Experience is one thing, but you’ll also want a realtor who can have expert knowledge of the area you’re looking at. You’ll want a realtor who can tell you what makes Pinecrest different from Palmetto Bay or Coral Gables. A knowledgeable realtor will be able to discuss Miami market conditions, regulations, zoning laws and overall history. 

Solid network

A knowledgeable and experienced Miami realtor will probably know a lot of agents, giving you a leg up when looking to buy a house. A realtor with a strong network may even be able to help you find off-market deals and help you provide stronger offers when there’s competition.


You’ll want to know if your realtor can communicate the right information effectively to their clients. Even if they have the experience and know how, it’s important to make sure they are able to communicate key pieces of information at the right time. 

The Team

Realtors do a lot of work for multiple clients at a time. When looking for the right realtor for your needs, consider their team. A realtor supported by a quality team can be more attentive to your situation and progress. Plus, looking at their team can give you a better sense of the realtor’s values, experience and knowledge. 

The Kern Team is ready to help you discover your next favorite part of Miami. If you’re thinking of hopping into the Miami real estate market, contact us today. Our team of experts is ready to help be the realtor you need.