In many parts of the world, real estate agents who are licensed are quite a few; however, there are times when you will get some that are not of much use. This means they do not take their duties, responsibilities and other roles seriously such as assisting sellers and buyers in getting to a mutually satisfying and considerable business decision. Besides that priorities, needs and goals that most customers and clients have, good real estate agents should know that they are ethical and legal role to do what is right every time and not decide to do what they think is easy and expedient. Bearing all these in mind, this article will consider, discuss, examine, as well as review some of the real estate agent’s responsibilities and the reason why clients and customers are entitled to quality representation, relevant, responsive and responsible service.
One top trait that good real estate agents should have is fiduciary. Real estate agents have been made to know that both morally and ethically and according the code of ethics of most real estate companies, real estate laws they have a fiduciary role to their clients. By fiduciary it means that real estate agents must be protective of their client’s privacy and not reveal their personal data, intentions or a possible client’s details all which may not be well received by the homeowner. There are times when where’s a fine line in doing this and this lies with the responsibility of disclosing information which needs to be deliberated upon or material matters, among others. Some of these comprise of material deficiencies or concerns that are known to have an impact on the values. Through ethical protection of client’s needs comprises of non-disclosure of the seller’s financial information, the timetable of the client especially if it needs to be connected.
Integrity is the other quality of real estate agents where they must convey a commitment to maintaining full integrity although they may be tempted to go through shortcuts. Service-oriented is a trait that professional real estate agents must-have.
Responsive is conveyed by a person’s ability to articulate a message or respond to potential or clients questions and concerns and be able to differentiate responsive and responsible real estate agents from others. Your representative should offer you feed and come up with recommendations and insights, etc.
Prior to hiring a real estate agent to assist you in representing, market or sell your home, you must interview a good number of them and decide on one who will serve your priorities, goals and needs best.