Our latest Blue Circle Diary features Harcourts Winelands’ James Visser – an agent known by his peers for his absolute professionalism and for maintaining excellent channels of communication with his clients. It’s James’ ability to really listen to his clients’ needs and his dependability that has earned him one of the top spots in the exclusive Blue Circle Society.
I liked the fact that Harcourts was presented as a professional real estate company with solid and dependable values, as opposed to a family run business.2. What is your favourite thing about being a Harcourts team member?
I love the fact that everybody in Harcourts has a real interest in each other’s wellbeing and all share a positive, common goal. Also, all Harcourts people have an ethos of doing good things for and helping others.3. What do you enjoy most about being in real estate?
Enjoy working with people very much and matching up people with their dream properties. Also the real thrill of concluding a tight transaction.4. What advice would you offer to people new to the industry?
Work hard, maintain 100% honesty, integrity and positivity. Spend a lot of time doing things for, and helping other people without expecting reciprocation.5. What is your most memorable career moment to date?
Finally selling a farm after 14 years of negotiating with the same buyer and seller.6. What activities have led to your success?
Listening to the requirements of both the purchaser and seller, and being knowledgeable and dependable.7. What is your secret to maintaining a strong relationship with clients?
Being completely straightforward and maintaining good and timeous contact with clients.