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4 Habits of Successful Realtors

Every agent has his her own style, but there is one factor all agents must have — and that is passion. When it comes to selling homes and growing your business, it’s a marathon, not a sprint. We know when you are fresh out of the gate, it can be a daunting though exciting time. If you have passion and a drive for excellence, never fear! You will find success.


To help, here are our 4 habits of successful realtors:

Business Plan

When you enter into real estate, you are in business for yourself. A great place to start is by outlining your goals and a timeline for when you want to achieve them. Have a system in place, and don’t be afraid to ask for help as you define it.

Neighborhood Knowledge

Buyers and sellers are looking for experts. Become the go-to person who knows a neighborhood inside and out. Stay up to date on what sold recently, what is currently on the market, and any other key neighborhood tidbits.


Top agents explain their process to clients. They take the time to walk them through what to expect during each step of the buying or selling process — including potential roadblocks, and how to solve them. Trust is key, and transparency will help build it.


As you build your business, you want to build relationships. While it is important to stay connected with clients after a sale, it is also crucial to network with other brokers and agents who are experts in their field. There is a lot to learn from one another, and other brokers and agents can provide excellent vendor referrals. 

For more information about beginning your real estate career with DeSelms Real Estate call us today at 615.550.5565. We’d love to support you in building your real estate business!

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