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Friendly Realtor: 4 Character Traits to Look for When House Hunting

Written by Posted On Friday, 11 January 2019 09:13

The cooperation of a skillful real estate agent can be highly beneficial to people who are looking for a home to purchase. Just don’t make the mistake of teaming up with a real estate agent who is less than capable, though. If you want to select the ideal realtor, then you should make these four characteristics big priorities.


If you want to work with a realtor who can get things done, then you need to look for a positive personality. Real estate agents who have positive demeanors know how to navigate tough and competitive real estate markets. They know how to cope with setbacks of all kinds as well. Setbacks aren’t at all uncommon in the real estate world. It’s always a terrific idea to find a real estate agent who doesn’t let things get him down.

Communication Skills

Real estate agents who are bereft of communication abilities cannot get things done for their clients. You should prioritize finding an agent who knows how to communicate in a clear, straightforward, and eloquent manner. You should prioritize finding one who has excellent negotiation talents as well. Strong negotiation abilities can do a lot to improve your home search outcome.


Real estate agents cannot be wallflowers who are unable to get out in the world and tackle all sorts of issues and concerns. If you want to work with a real estate agent who is adept and proficient, then you need to zero in on leadership abilities. Good leaders know how to make the people on their teams feel motivated and confident. A good realtor should be able to pump you up and encourage you. She should be able to encourage the other people who are searching alongside you, too.


It can be incredibly frustrating to deal with a real estate agent who is less than responsive. Real estate agents who don’t respond in timely manners can in some cases destroy opportunities for their clients. That’s the reason you need to join forces with a real estate agent who always makes a point to get back to you within a reasonable period of time.

Don’t let hunting for a house get you down. If you have the assistance of a strong realtor, you can pretty much do anything. A capable real estate agent can help you pinpoint the house you’ve been waiting for your entire life. He can help you secure it as well.

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Rachelle Wilber

Rachelle Wilber is a former real estate agent now turned freelance writer that specializes in home realty, mortgage, and building. She graduated from San Diego State University with her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and Media Studies.

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