Most would agree, homeowners, seeking to sell their homes, as well as qualified, potential buyers, are best – served, when they carefully choose, and select, the best real estate professional, to serve them, and their needs, goals, priorities, and circumstances. Although, those real estate agents, who sell the most volume of homes, and, therefore, make the most commissions, are often considered, the best agents, it’s important, to decide, what determines quality, real estate agents and representation, and who, might best serve one’s specific needs, in the best, professional manner. This article will attempt to briefly discuss, examine and consider, 5 essentials to become quality, real estate agents.
1. Self – confidence: Does your potential agent, possess, the level of relevant, quality, genuine, self – confidence, which will permit him, to, tell you what you need to know, rather than merely, what you want to hear? While there. sometimes, is a rather, fine – line, between ego, and valuable self – confidence, if your agent believes in himself, and his knowledge and decision – making abilities, you will be best served and represented!
2. Positive attitude: Henry Ford is credited with saying, You can think you can, or can’t. Either way, you’ll be correct! This is particularly true, for the professional, you should select, because, possessing a balanced, relevant, positive, can – do, attitude, focuses on solutions to challenges, rather than dwelling on perceived problems. Remember, most transactions face some level of obstacles, so, an agent, who can transforms, lemons, into lemonade, generally is best for you!
3. Service: Observe whether an individual focuses and concentrates on providing the finest level of quality, professional service, or on his personal, self – interest! An essential aspect of representing any client, must be providing the highest level of meaningful, relevant, service, including answering your questions, and addressing concerns (whether, real or perceived), follow – up, and developing the best possible plan, for the client’s best interests!
4. Integrity: Until/ unless, someone proceeds with the utmost degree of genuine integrity (absolute), how can he serve you, and provide you with the level of allegiance and empathy/ caring, you need and deserve? This must be based on maintaining this commitment, whether it’s convenient, or not!
5. Caring: There’s a significant difference between true, caring, and lip – service! When your agent cares about you, he puts you first, and focuses on the best way, to serve and represent you!
You deserve to be represented by the best real estate agent, for you! Wise homeowners and buyers, take the time, and make a concerted effort, to consider this thoroughly, and make the best choice, for their needs, and purposes!