7 Qualities of a Great Real Estate Agent

7 Qualities of a Great Real Estate Agent

  • Diane Stone
  • 01/18/23

The real estate market is constantly changing, and it can be challenging to keep up with the latest trends, whether you’re looking at houses in Palos Verdes Estates, or anywhere in the South Bay, or selling Redondo Beach real estate or any other city . However, one factor remains constant: the importance of teaming up with a great real estate agent.
An exceptional agent will not only be knowledgeable about the latest market conditions and trends, but they will also provide expert guidance and support throughout the entire buying or selling process. They will make sure your goals are in focus at every turn so that you can move forward with confidence.
So, if you’re ready to buy or sell, read on for an expert outline of everything you need to know about finding a great real estate agent. Whether you're a first-time home buyer or a seasoned investor, look out for these qualities when choosing an agent to entrust with your real estate journey.

1. Extensive knowledge of the local market

When it comes to finding a great real estate agent, knowledge is key. An agent who knows the ins and outs of the local market will be better equipped to help you find the perfect Redondo Beach homes for sale as well as homes for sale in Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Palos Verdes, and surrounding areas.  Diane will work to  meet your goals and match your lifestyle. They will provide insights into neighborhoods, and which homes are likely to appreciate in value. In addition, a knowledgeable agent will be able to negotiate on your behalf from a position of strength. They'll know exactly how much similar properties have sold for, and they'll have a good sense of what buyers are willing to pay.

2. Strong negotiation skills

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A great agent is a skilled negotiator who can help you get the best possible deal on your dream home.
Strong negotiation skills are essential for both buyers and sellers.  Diane is an agent who will always fight for her client's best interests.
Diane will provide guidance on pricing properties for sellers, as well as for buyers who are making an offer.

3. Stellar customer service

Outstanding customer service and attention to detail is essential when Diane serves her clients.  Diane goes above and beyond to meet her clients’ needs and put their best interests first.
Through her exceptional level of service,she earns the trust and loyalty of her clients. This, in turn, leads to repeat business and referrals, both of which are essential for success in a competitive real estate landscape.

4. A passion for design and architecture

A home is much more than just an investment. It's a reflection of the owner's personality and taste.
Diane takes the time to understand her client's style and preferences. She can help you with resources for interior design, landscaping, and more, so that you feel the style and warmth of your home fits your needs, from the simplest approach to luxury style.

5. Excellent marketing ability

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As an excellent agent, you will benefit from Diane’s understanding of how to market your property to the right audience.  She will use her knowledge of current trends and marketing techniques to give your home the exposure it deserves. She employs up-to-date tech skills to advertising savvy. She is well-versed in getting homes seen and sold, both online and in person. As a result, you can be confident that you will find the right buyer for your home and help you achieve your desired price.

6. Honesty and integrity

Integrity matters and Diane will  be honest with you, whether it is about the price of a property or the state of the market. She will not try to pressure you into making a hasty decision and will disclose any potential conflicts of interest. You can be confident that you are equipped with the right tools and approach to make the best possible decision for your future.

7. Impressive community network

Diane has a strong network of contacts in the community, which can be invaluable when it comes to marketing your property effectively or navigating the sometimes complicated process of buying or selling a home. She will explain each step as you move forward and help you stay focused on your goals.
Diane Stone is a multi-year award-winning Five-Star Real Estate Agent. Diane has a proven track record of success in helping clients with their real estate ventures, and she would be honored to put her expertise to work for you. If you're looking for a highly skilled real estate agent to help you buy or sell in the South Bay - Redondo Beach, Palos Verdes, Hermosa Beach, Torrance, or Manhattan Beach real estate, contact Diane today.

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​​Diane is a multi-year award winning Five Star Real Estate Agent, acknowledged in Los Angeles Magazine, Forbes and Fortune. Inducted into the Hall of Fame at a previous broker, she is proud to now be part of nationally acknowledged broker, Compass.

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