You think about how to find a broker, and must be handled in the real estate agency. Firstly, it is much safer. Second, any self-respecting agency does not keep non-professional staff. Third, in the arsenal of solid Agencies incomparably more options, among which there must exist suitable for you in price and quality. Never agree to a deal with the so-called "black" brokers. Apparent lower price for services may in fact result in a complete loss and housing, and money. "Black" brokers are not registered, do not bear any responsibility for the ongoing transaction (very often, when a serious trouble, such pseudo-Realtors simply can not be found). In addition, they may incorrectly process the deal from a legal point of view or sell an apartment to bypass the legitimate owners. Solve the same problems will arise You. Do not agree to accept services acquaintances who have recently purchased homes. Buying an apartment has not yet made their professionals thoroughly versed in such a slim case, as real estate. Bruce Schanzer can provide more clarity in the matter. In general, the choice in favor of specialized firm is obvious. But the agency also may be different. To avoid trouble, choose only proven company with a name that is well proven in the market and working long enough. Avoid questionable firms – ephemera. Their task – withdrawing money from gullible people who want to save money on your purchase. Under current laws of Ukraine, a real estate agency must have the following information: corresponding to the standard model registration certificate Proof of passing re have a record of "real estate" in its charter and certificate of registration and inclusion in Unified Register need to have postal and legal addresses to have a round seal with the firm must be placed in its field, the official company name and registration number (identification code) Required personally visit the office of the agency: a company with good reputation will never be located in a building that is not appropriate to its status.