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Rainmaker
581,736
Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, CRS
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
Co-Host of Mail-Right's: Real Estate Agent Podcast

Communication, Competence, Character & Care

Feb 18, 2017 10:33 PM
Rainmaker
2,964,143
Dorie Dillard
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, CRS has the answer to your question.

Feb 19, 2017 07:31 PM
Rainmaker
627,251
Carol Williams
U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business. - Wenatchee, WA
"Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
Feb 19, 2017 08:05 AM
Rainmaker
1,214,949
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Rapport, trust and and honest agent.

Feb 19, 2017 06:35 AM
Rainmaker
1,478,090
Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

Knowledge that can be used in THEIR best interest

Feb 19, 2017 05:21 AM
Ambassador
2,765,063
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Someone to sell their home

Someone to show them homes

Someone to do the paperwork.

Apr 16, 2017 08:56 PM
Rainmaker
2,882,597
Joan Cox
Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Knowledge and very good communication

Feb 21, 2017 07:44 AM
Rainmaker
1,077,720
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Los Angeles CA

Trust, local and transaction knowledge, experience will always create a successful result for a client. Be mindful with choosing your agent.

 

Feb 21, 2017 12:31 AM
Rainmaker
3,881,816
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Clients look for experience and proven results.

Feb 20, 2017 05:27 AM
Ambassador
3,283,063
Praful Thakkar
eXp Realty - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Trust!

Feb 19, 2017 09:44 PM
Rainmaker
127,105
Diana White-Pettis
Exit Bennett Realty - Upper Marlboro, MD
GRI, CDPE, CNE, Upper Marlboro Homes for Sale

Knowledge, integrity, and caring.

Feb 19, 2017 08:30 PM
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1,526,030
Harry F. D'Elia
Real Estate and Beyond, LLC - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

they have firm handshake

Feb 19, 2017 05:21 PM
Rainmaker
2,533,292
Michael Jacobs
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393

 

 

 

 

 

Listening Skills.

Insight.

Knowledge.

Exceptionalism.

Plus other factors.   Lots of other factors.

 

 

Feb 19, 2017 03:25 PM
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Anna Banana Kruchten, CRS
Phoenix Property Shoppe - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona's Top Banana of Real Estate!

Knowledge, competence, trust  and more!

Feb 19, 2017 02:41 PM
Rainmaker
1,238,364
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI NMLS#1483386
Realty One - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Pleae read Chapter 2, Agent-Client-Principal Relations

Feb 19, 2017 01:05 PM
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3,009,899
Debbie Reynolds
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

They want availability and knowledge to get them what they want. They want to trust the agent and feel like the agent understands their needs and will work hard until the mission is accomplished.

Feb 19, 2017 11:16 AM
Rainmaker
3,614,828
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
"Franklin MA Homes"

knowledge of the topic, first and foremost.....if the agent is knowledgeable, many of the other minor details are acceptable, even if they are not up to par!!! 

Feb 19, 2017 10:32 AM
Rainmaker
3,083,257
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing

People like to do business with people like themselves...A

Feb 19, 2017 09:41 AM
Rainmaker
2,100,254
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Like any service or retail operation, people want what is represented. Many dress up in the clothing but arent the real deal...vetting is the name of the game in all things.

Feb 19, 2017 08:47 AM
Rainmaker
2,296,806
Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker

That is a $100 Million Dollar Question.  I often wonder the same thing when I see the level of incompetence in the industry ... I often ask myself ... Who hires these agents?

Feb 19, 2017 08:46 AM
Rainmaker
3,420,737
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

They have different criteria.

Feb 19, 2017 08:10 AM
Rainmaker
537,431
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Most clients prefer agents with names.

Introduce yourself to the community.

Let us know if you are a homeowner or not.

How's school?

Feb 19, 2017 05:32 AM
Rainmaker
3,578,225
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

It really varies by the individuals.

Feb 19, 2017 05:18 AM
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1,001,433
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Experience.

Feb 19, 2017 04:42 AM
Rainmaker
727,038
Susan Laxson CRS
Palm Properties International - Naples, FL
Local Knowledge & Global Network

It varies. I have had clients that chose me because of something I wrote on a blog post. Others may like my experience or a testimonial that someone wrote about my services.

Feb 19, 2017 04:36 AM
Rainmaker
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC - New Fairfield, CT
Broker-Owner, RE Consultant, Licensed in CT & NY

Intelligence and compatability.

Feb 19, 2017 04:16 AM
Rainmaker
417,297
Mike & Eve Alexander
Buyers Broker of Florida - Orlando, FL
Exclusively Representing ONLY Orlando Home Buyers

NAR did the survey...honesty and trust was at the top.

Technical knowledge was at the bottom.

Eve

Feb 19, 2017 03:52 AM
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Nina Hollander
RE/MAX Executive | Charlotte, NC - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor

Why don't you do some research and write a post about this?

Feb 19, 2017 03:36 AM
Rainmaker
2,226,649
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, CRS nailed this one!

Feb 19, 2017 02:19 AM
Rainmaker
1,144,154
Marc Swartz, CPA, CA, Real Estate Broker
Royal LePage Vision Realty, Brokerage, Direct: (416) 737-9800, Office: (416) 321-2228 - Toronto, ON
Toronto, Durham & York Regions, Ontario, Canada

My clients want me in an agent.

Each person has different reasons for choosing a particular agent.

Feb 18, 2017 10:37 PM
Rainmaker
2,258,182
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Integrity & Responsiveness

Feb 18, 2017 09:53 PM
Rainmaker
487,710
Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise, Meridian, Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Availability and communication

Feb 18, 2017 09:24 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

honesty

Feb 18, 2017 08:35 PM