What does it take to be one of San Diego’s top residential real estate agents? Is it where you came from, who you know, how you market or where you focus marketing efforts? Or is it sheer persistence and tenacity teamed with knowing the market and the mentality of buyers, sellers and their agents?

Some of San Diego’s top real estate brokers say yes to all of that — but at the very heart of being a top broker or agent is loving the work...

Marty Graham is a freelance writer for the San Diego Business Journal.

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