Whether you are working with buyers or sellers, here’s a look at the real estate agent relationships with their clients. This will help you connect with all your prospects.

Real-Estate-Agent-Relationships

22% of sellers use an agent they have worked with prior

38% of sellers use a real estate agent who was referred to them by a friend or family member

12% of buyers use an agent they have worked with before

40% of buyers use a real estate agent who was referred to them by a friend or family member

20% of sellers say the most important role of an agent is to sell the listing in a specific time-frame

53% of buyers say the most important role of an agent is to help find the best listing for their desires and budget

70% of sellers hire the first agent they interview

66% of buyers hire the first agent they interview

83% of sellers say they would refer and reuse their realty agent

91% of homes are listed on the MLS for the seller

Much of this information comes from the 2014 NAR Buyer & Seller Profile.