One of the most effervescent figures in the industry has given his five top tips to becoming a great estate agent - and many of them are not what you may be expecting.
Sean Newman is the owner of a 16-branch Fine & Country franchise as well as his own Newman Property Experts chain.
He’s given his five tips to Chris Buckler, himself an agent and the interviewer in an exclusive video which you can see below.
There are some predictable elements - for example, model yourself on someone you regard as successful, educate yourself in the ways of the industry and the successful, be a strong negotiator, and become an expert at marketing and social media.
However, there are some unexpected tips too, on mental and physical health and even on how agents can help themselves sleep well to prepare for busy days ahead.
It’s a fascinating six minutes, exclusively for EAT readers.