Qualities You Should Look for in a Real Estate Agent

Qualities You Should Look for in a Real Estate Agent

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Being a successful real estate agent isn't just about passing a licensing exam. One has to learn about being a good agent. Selling properties is a difficult task and earning a huge annual income isn’t something you can accomplish overnight.


So, if you’re looking for a good real estate agent, you should check if the professional you’re considering has the following characteristics:


Good communicator
As a home seller or buyer, it can be stressful for you to have an agent who's not good at communicating. Time is one important factor in real estate market, so you should find an agent who will let you know immediately what's your status with your current buying or selling situation so you can move on quickly to another property or potential buyer.


Persistent
Good real estate agents know how to be persistent but not in a pushy way. They should have their way of tracking people and following up with them. They should know that a "no" isn’t forever, as well as who should be prioritised first. They should always have something new to offer to their prospects whenever they're contacting them.


Listener
A good agent will tell you that you should be wary of an agent who talks too much. An agent should know how to listen. As for the client or customer, you should be the one who's doing most of the talk and make sure that the agent understands your requests. As for the agent, it's your job to ask the questions you need to know.


Focused
Too many people get caught up in doing what’s urgent instead of what’s necessary and they flip from project to project and never really get much accomplished. Good agents should know what task they should focus on and how to accomplish it. They shouldn’t just jump from one project to another. Instead, they should set a specific time to complete a portion of a project and move on to the next one.


Problem-solver
One of the qualities of good agents is that they know how to solve a problem — and creativity is one key to solving problems. An agent should know how to showcase a home or any property to make it more marketable and have a plan on how to attract a buyer.


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