Ulrich Sirgel

Tria Real Estate Bloemfontein

Why did you decide to pursue a career in property?

A friend introduced me to property a few years ago. I developed an absolute passion for property and my clients. I’m an entrepreneur at heart and property gave me the opportunity to start my own real estate business and to live my passion.

What do you find to be the most enjoyable and the most challenging aspects of the job?

The most enjoyable would be the variety of people I come into contact with. I love the unpredictability and the fact that not one day is the same! The most challenging aspect is the disappointment (for buyers, sellers and agent) when a deal falls through.

What characteristics, in your opinion, make for a great estate agent/broker and why?

• Being able to read your clients is very important. Each client is different and each client has different expectations. You have to be able to identify your clients’ needs and expectations and you have to be ready to act quickly.
• Professionalism and integrity is key.
• Hard work – nothing will fall in your lap. You have to work hard to realise your dreams.
• Be resilient. If you fall, get back up and try harder! Recover quickly.

What are some of your career goals?

I would like Tria Real Estate to be the agency of choice in Bloemfontein.

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