Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Do Realtors pay to be affiliated with Worldwide Referrals?
No. We choose the Realtor strictly on merit and research through
our industry contacts.
Q. How is Worldwide Referrals paid?
Worldwide Referrals is paid by the Realtor in the form of a referral
fee. This fee is paid out of the regular commission paid to the real
estate brokers/agents. The referral fee is a common practice among
real estate companies and it does NOT increase the fees paid by you
in the transaction.
Q. How does Worldwide Referrals find the best Realtors?
Through our years of experience at the highest levels of the Real
Estate industry we know top professionals personally. We also have
many industry contacts to help locate the best professionals if we
need to call upon them.
Q. Why do Realtors agree to pay referrals?
A Realtor's biggest business expense is advertising. By accepting
a referral from us they know they will have a qualified client and
it doesn't cost them anything unless a deal is done. They are motivated
to perform a good job because if they don't, they don't get paid and
they don't receive any more qualified clients from us!
Q. How much is Worldwide Referrals paid?
It is usually equal to little more than half a percent of the purchase
price. Only licensed real estate companies/individuals are allowed
to collect real estate referral fees in the United States and Canada.
Worldwide Referrals is a licensed real estate firm.
Q. Do you have a Worldwide Referrals Realtor in the area I am buying
It depends on where you are located. Please contact us. After discussing
with you your needs we will use our industry contacts find a Realtor
that meets our standards and who specializes in the type of property
you plan to buy or sell.
Q. Why Should I Use Worldwide Referrals?
We introduce you to a Real Estate Agent that has a reputation for
real estate knowledge, integrity, competence, and dedication. As you
make the biggest financial decision of your life you may rest easy
knowing that your Real Estate Agent has been chosen as someone who
has the experience and the ability to provide you with exactly what
you're looking for? You will be put in contact with a Real Estate
Agent who is an expert in the area where you are looking to buy or
sell. Someone who knows both the positive and negative aspects of
the area. Because incompetence can cost you thousands of dollars!
Q. Why 'Top Producing' Real Estate Agents May Not Always Offer Top
Many people believe the highest volume/highest paid Real Estate Agent
will provide the best service. In fact, the highest volume Real Estate
Agent may be unable to provide top quality service due to the amount
of clients he attempts to take on. It is possible that the busiest
Real Estate Agent can still provide the most competent, ethical, and
reliable service, but many of the best seasoned Realtors work exclusively
with repeat clients and referrals. They don't have to boast!!
Q. How is a Worldwide Referrals Realtor Different from Traditional
Agents referred by Worldwide Referrals protect your interests, give
you periodic reports on progress, return your phone calls, and most
importantly, they negotiate the best possible price and terms for
you regardless if you're buying or selling. When you are working with
a Realtor referred by us you know that the Real Estate Agent will
perform to your satisfaction because they follow the comprehensive
Worldwide Referrals Realtor Practices & Guidelines.
A seller working with a Worldwide Referrals Agent can cancel the
listing agreement at any time after 3-month period without any penalties
or fees. No more 6-month listings. This is just one of many reasons
why you should always list your home with a Worldwide Referrals Real
A Worldwide Referrals Agent working with a buyer is a buyer's agent
(if allowed by law) and represents the buyer, tries to get the best
price and terms for the buyer. These are some of many reasons why
you should always work Worldwide Referrals to find a Realtor.
Once we put you in touch with a Realtor, you'll get a chance to meet
and you can decide whether you want to employ him or her. Since this
service is free and is without obligation, you can always decline
to work with the referred Realtor. If you decide not to work with
the Realtor we referred, you can either ask us to find another one
or you may decide to forego our services. Either way, you owe us nothing.
Our fee is paid by the referred Realtors as a referral. This fee
is paid out of the regular commission paid to the real estate brokers/agents.
The referral fee is a very common practice in the real estate industry,
and it does NOT increase the fees paid to real estate brokers/agents.
Since we will only receive our fee if the referred Realtor performs
to your satisfaction and close on your purchase or sale, it is also
in our best interest to make sure that the agent we find for you does
his/her best to get the job done.
Q. What Property Types are Covered?
We can help you if you are buying/selling a single family home, town
home, condominium or a recreational property.
We can also help you if you are buying/selling investment properties,
or leasing commercial office space.
Remember that Worldwide Referrals can help you even when you are purchasing
a new home from a builder. The agent can represent you during the
transaction, help you with financing, inspections, walk through, and
closing. Since the agent is compensated by the builder and it does
not effect the price of the home, having an independent Real Estate
Agent on your side has many advantages, and most importantly, it doesn't
cost you anything.
Q. How do I request a consultation?
Please go to the page that contains the no-obligation consultation
request form for buyers or sellers. Fill out the form completely and
click on the Submit Form button. After receiving your request, one
of our specialists will contact you by using the numbers provided
on the form. The form will take no more than a few minutes to complete.
Q. How Do I Get Started?
Getting started is easy. All you have to do is call our toll free
number or click on the contact us button. We will then contact you
to talk to you personally and find out exactly what you need in the
way of a Real Estate professional. You are under no obligation.
Just call us at 778-328-8887 or send
us an email.
Your request will be assigned to one of our Referral Executives who
will coordinate all of the follow through and keep you up to date.