Whether it is your first time buying or your tenth, the process of buying and selling a house is not easy. The good news is, you are not in it alone! You will have someone to guide you through every step of the way during your home buying journey. You want to work with someone who is an expert in their field and has your best interest in mind. You want your agent to find you the best-priced house or sell yours for top dollar. So what makes a good real estate agent? A good real estate agent is someone pleasant, dependable, smart, and has the tools to get the job done well.