This is a collaborative post.can make or break your home buying experience. That’s why it’s crucial to choose one who not only has the experience and testimonials to back their services up, but the interpersonal skills to make you feel right at home (pun most certainly intended). But how do you know when you’ve found a realtor worth sticking with? Today we’re here to talk about the qualities you should look for when browsing real estate agents. Read on to learn more. Choose a good person Even the most seasoned realtor can leave homebuyers with a bad taste in their mouth if they’re not a decent human being. By decent, we mean someone passionate about what they do, committed to providing the best service for their customers, and is honest about both the good and the bad. While we highly recommend going with a realtor who’s been around the block before, an earnest real estate agent who lacks experience may still be very capable of finding what you need. In the end, you should listen to what your gut says when dealing with prospective realtors; if the chemistry isn’t there, your experience is likely to suffer. Referrals are everything Like we mentioned above, testimonials speak volumes about the way a realtor does business. If you don’t have any friends or family who’ve recently moved house, check out real estate agent review sites like Zillow, Angie’s List, or Realtor.com. Keep in mind that just because a real estate agent has sparkling customer reviews doesn’t necessarily mean that they’re a good fit for you. The only way you can get a good sense of whether a realtor is right for what you’re looking for is to meet with them face-to-face. Honesty is paramount We can’t stress this enough. You don’t want to work with an agent who’s going to pull one over on you. An excellent realtor will be upfront with you about the highlights and risks of a house, and therefore gives you all the information you need to make an informed decision yourself. Take note of the way real estate agents use real data when answering your questions. These questions can extend to investment analysis, how other houses in the neighbourhood fare on the market, and the long-term effects you might encounter should you decide to buy or sell. If you want to buy the house of your dreams, it’s best to frontload the work by extensively researching potential real estate agents. An honest, genuine, and knowledgeable realtor, like the agents over at Roma Residential, will almost always get you what you want, even if their professional experience is a bit lacking. Hopefully, you have a better idea of what to look for in a realtor and will put this information to practical use. Happy house hunting!