Zillow Advice: Buying Process - What qualities does first time home buyers look for in selecting an agent? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-qualities-does-first-time-home-buyers-look-for-in-selecting-an-agent/397516/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate Ralph,Most of the first time ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-qualities-does-first-time-home-buyers-look-for-in-selecting-an-agent/397516/ Ralph,<br/><br/><div>Most of the first time buyers I have dealt with want a good listener first and someone who will address their wants not their own.&nbsp; The last couple started with another Realtor but after two weeks they ran.&nbsp; The agent was old and they said she talked to them like children.&nbsp; She also showed them properties that were out of their price range or not what they wanted.&nbsp; It is hard to find good clients so losing them is really sad.&nbsp; Put me down for "Listening".<br/></div><br/>Shawn Wed, 04 May 2011 15:53:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-qualities-does-first-time-home-buyers-look-for-in-selecting-an-agent/397516/ 2011-05-04T15:53:00Z First time home buyers are ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-qualities-does-first-time-home-buyers-look-for-in-selecting-an-agent/397516/ First time home buyers are my prize possessions. They are curious, excited, tech savy, attentive and mostly appreciative. They are ready to make the biggest investment, they need a attentive ear, a leading hand, reassurance and utilmately a need to build TRUST !!!!! Wed, 04 May 2011 14:36:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-qualities-does-first-time-home-buyers-look-for-in-selecting-an-agent/397516/ 2011-05-04T14:36:00Z I agree with both answers ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-qualities-does-first-time-home-buyers-look-for-in-selecting-an-agent/397516/ I agree with both answers above. Considering that they are first time home buyers I would suggest a load truck of patience is greatly appreciatte by them more than anything else mentioned. First time home buyers are nervous about making a final and well educated decision. They do want to feel safe and comfortable when they make there final choice. Don&acute;t rush them or you might end up with a single sale but no refferals at the end. <br/><br/><br/><br/> Wed, 04 May 2011 13:35:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-qualities-does-first-time-home-buyers-look-for-in-selecting-an-agent/397516/ 2011-05-04T13:35:00Z They want someone who listens ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-qualities-does-first-time-home-buyers-look-for-in-selecting-an-agent/397516/ They want someone who listens to them and cares about them. Knowing a lot about the area and the houses&nbsp;they want is next. Tailoring the advice to their needs saves them a lot of time. Tue, 03 May 2011 21:29:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-qualities-does-first-time-home-buyers-look-for-in-selecting-an-agent/397516/ 2011-05-03T21:29:00Z I work with a lot of them. ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-qualities-does-first-time-home-buyers-look-for-in-selecting-an-agent/397516/ I work with a lot of them. It seems that first time home buyers want people who are up to date with technology and more importantly, faster than jimmy johns with getting back to them. Tue, 03 May 2011 21:23:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-qualities-does-first-time-home-buyers-look-for-in-selecting-an-agent/397516/ 2011-05-03T21:23:00Z