Are exclusive buyer’s agents smarter/more professional than the rest?

The National Association of Exclusive Buyer Agents says there is no credibility gap with its agents
  • Exclusive buyer agents are more experienced and more educated than traditional real estate agents, says a new study by NAEBA.
  • More than 70 percent had earned a college degree.
  • Nearly 60 percent of buyer's agents had 20 years experience in the industry.

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Some exclusive buyer's agents see their job as a bit of a vocation. Rich Rosa, the co-founder of Buyers Brokers Only, has never represented a seller in his career as an agent and especially enjoys working with first-time homebuyers. Rosa, who is also a qualified attorney, has acted on behalf of buyers in Massachusetts and New Hampshire for the past 10 years. He said: " Of the buyer agents that I have met, I feel that as a group, they are very high quality Realtors who have dedicated themselves to a specific aspect of the business." Exclusive buyer's agents better-educated, more experienced? Rosa's agents have an undisputed high level of education -- he has a policy of only hiring attorneys as his agents and currently has 28. Not all buyer's agents are that well-qualified, but according to a new study by the National Association of Exclusive Buyer Agents (NAEBA), exclusive buyer's agents are, on average, more educated and more experienced than traditional real estate agen...