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Most Important Attribute for a Realtor?

  • 07/30/18

I’m flipping the Q&A format this week and asking you a question!

Most people agree that the most important quality to look for when selecting a real estate agent is somebody who writes a weekly real estate column for ARLnow, but after that, what is the most important quality you look for when selecting a real estate agent? Please respond in the poll below:

Most Important Quality When Selecting a Real Estate Agent

  • Honesty
  • Responsiveness
  • Local Expertise
  • Referral from Friend/Family
  • Use of Technology
  • Lowest Cost/Most Rebates
  • Special Access to
  • Negotiation Skills

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I have found that most people look for somebody they can trust first and vary on the next 3-5 most important qualities. Trust is always my leading qualifier when I’m searching for a provider inside or outside of real estate.

Thanks for participating!

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Eli Tucker is a licensed Realtor in Virginia, Washington DC, and Maryland with Real Living At Home, 2420 Wilson Blvd #101 Arlington, VA 22201, (202) 518-8781.


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