There are old agents and there are bold agents, but there are very few Old and Bold agents.
Spoken of Pilots back in the day and applicable in today's era - Real Estate agents are an interesting breed. Some will lie without having to and others never lie, even it it means that they may lose their commission.
How do you find those that are more of the 2nd type of real estate agent versus those that lie at every turn?
See what they are when presenting on-line. If they are not presenting, youtubing, audio podcasting and radio showing - it does not mean they are liars - but, how else are you going to know?
There are a couple of other ways that you may be able to determine honesty. You could trust some of those "review websites". They are with paid for the the agents that are within their reviews - or they have reviews written by their mothers or "non contents".