New agents should ask: ‘what traits do successful agents have?’

New agents should ask: ‘what traits do successful agents have?’

Key Tips to Remember

  • Watch the winners and do what they do or learn how
  • Stay disciplined and focused
  • Real estate is full of curveballs, so stay flexible

Every real estate professional is different, but there are certain traits and abilities inherent to most successful agents. For those just getting into the business, it's important to identify what those skills are and what they may be able to do to improve in those areas as quickly as possible.

The good news is that many of these skills aren't all that difficult to develop; they just require a little time, effort and experience. Put another way: When these skills are lacking, that just gives agents homework to do.


One of the big skills that many experienced, successful agents have cultivated over the years is the ability to get themselves motivated to do their regular work every single day. Anyone who's ever held just about any kind of job understands that it's difficult to reach the same level of motivation every single day, but for agents, it's important to do so simply because of how much of the business is oriented around effective communication and building relationships.

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