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Rainmaker
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Communication, Competence, Character & Care

Feb 18, 2017 10:33 PM
Rainmaker
4,400,776
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

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

Feb 19, 2017 07:31 PM
Ambassador
1,906,630
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager
Feb 19, 2017 08:05 AM
Rainmaker
1,466,027
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
2,055,099
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
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - 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
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Joan Cox
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
1,559,728
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas 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
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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Clients look for experience and proven results.

Feb 20, 2017 05:27 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Trust!

Feb 19, 2017 09:44 PM
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Diana White-Pettis
Bennett Realty Solutions - Upper Marlboro, MD
GRI, CDPE, CNE, WHC Upper Marlboro Homes for Sale

Knowledge, integrity, and caring.

Feb 19, 2017 08:30 PM
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Harry F. D'Elia III
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

they have firm handshake

Feb 19, 2017 05:21 PM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 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 Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ
602-380-4886

Knowledge, competence, trust  and more!

Feb 19, 2017 02:41 PM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Pleae read Chapter 2, Agent-Client-Principal Relations

Feb 19, 2017 01:05 PM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

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
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

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
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

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

Feb 19, 2017 09:41 AM
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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
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

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
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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
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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
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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
Rainmaker
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Experience.

Feb 19, 2017 04:42 AM
Rainmaker
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Susan Laxson CRS
Premiere Plus Realty - Naples, FL
Realtor in Naples & Marco Island, FL

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
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Intelligence and compatability.

Feb 19, 2017 04:16 AM
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Eve Alexander
Buyers Broker of Florida - Tampa, FL
Exclusively Representing ONLY Tampa 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, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

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

Feb 19, 2017 03:36 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

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

Feb 19, 2017 02:19 AM
Rainmaker
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FN LN
Toronto, ON

My clients want me in an agent.

Each person has different reasons for choosing a particular agent.

Feb 18, 2017 10:37 PM
Rainmaker
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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
808,903
Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID 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