Researching online can be a great way to look for real estate websites and brokers. Some companies will have a personal webpage so that it will be easier for you to look through the houses that they have or at least know about their history in terms of doing business. Before you decide, you must always make sure that the company you are going with has good customer service, good feedback, and has a good track record. It is dangerous to go with a service that does not have good feedback or a bad reputation, simply because you will be dealing with money and paper work. Money is a very sensitive topic, and you need to develop a comfort first with the service that you hire before you start doing business with them, that way you avoid yourself from getting scammed.