Brad Hancock, Associate Broker with You 1st Realty, Interviewed on the Elite Real Estate Leaders Podcast

Brad Hancock discusses the top qualities of a Realtor that a buyer or seller needs to consider when hiring an agent. 

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In an evolving real estate market where buyer and seller needs are becoming increasingly complex, selecting the right Realtor is paramount to ensuring a smooth, successful transaction. Brad Hancock a leader in real estate market analysis, released a comprehensive guide identifying the crucial qualities that buyers and sellers should consider when hiring a real estate agent.

With an abundance of agents available, distinguishing between them can often seem overwhelming. However, the research and industry expertise have pinpointed several key characteristics that set exceptional Realtors apart:

Market Knowledge: Top Realtors possess an in-depth understanding of local market trends, pricing strategies, and property availability. This knowledge is critical for advising clients on the right pricing for buying or selling and for crafting strategies that meet their specific needs.

Communication Skills: The importance of clear, consistent communication cannot be overstated. Whether it’s providing timely updates, being available to answer questions, or negotiating with other parties, effective communication by a Realtor is crucial to a stress-free process.

Integrity and Transparency: Trust is the foundation of any successful client-agent relationship. High-caliber agents operate with the utmost integrity, honesty, and transparency about every aspect of the buying or selling process.

Problem-Solving Skills: Real estate transactions can come with their fair share of challenges. Agents who are creative and proactive in solving problems can navigate through potential hurdles, ensuring a smoother transaction.

Network and Connections: An extensive network of contacts within the real estate industry, including other agents, lenders, inspectors, and contractors, can be invaluable. It allows the Realtor to provide clients with recommendations and services that facilitate every stage of the process.

Brad said: “Choosing the right Realtor is one of the most important decisions in the real estate process. The guide is designed to empower consumers with knowledge and ensure they partner with an agent who truly represents their best interests.”


About Brad Hancock

Nothing is more exciting to Brad than the gratifying feeling of helping people meet their real estate needs. People can count on Brad to always do what’s in their best interest. He prides himself on being honest, trustworthy, and knowledgeable in the real estate market. He knows how important it is to find their dream home or get the best offer for your property. Therefore Brad makes it his responsibility to help people achieve those goals.

Brad offers professional service, reliable information, and sensible advice regarding acquisition, selling, contract management, marketing, and financial strategy. He works with several types of clients and is personally an active investor in residential real estate in various parts of the country. Valuation and negotiation skills are used to protect his client’s interests. As a member of the South Metro Denver Realtor Association, Colorado Association of Realtors, and National Association of Realtors, Brad adheres to a code of ethics.

He first received his license in 1999 and earned his Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) in 2004 and GRI in 2021. These designations require advanced training and at least 75 transactions (he has 400+). Brad holds a degree in Finance and follows economic reports and trends closely. As a long-time Douglas/Arapahoe County resident, he has experienced the cycles of the real estate market. Blessed to have found a good wife, he is a father, brother, skier, golfer, investor, homeowner, landlord, and traveler.

Whether people are experienced investors or first-time buyers, Brad can help people find the property of their dreams. Please feel free to browse his website or let him guide every step of the way.


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