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realtor revenge?

Posted by deanie1 (My Page) on
Fri, Mar 5, 10 at 23:07

When we bought our new home a few months ago we ended up unhappy with the realtor, his partner, and the agency in general and decided not to use this same agency again to sell our current home. The realtor we used was the broker for the agency.

I am wondering if realtors get back at people who fire them by discouraging buyers from looking at or buying their houses. This was a big, popular agency in our smallish town and I am worried that I've been blackballed by these people -- or is this paranoid?? I've only had two showings in two weeks.

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RE: realtor revenge?

Have you familiarized yourself with your competition? Buyers are really wanting "Value" these days, and it's not enough just to be on par or level with your competition. If you are offering more and asking less and not getting much activity, this may be a bit of a concern.

It's certainly distressing to have a rift with anyone, least of all a person of high influence in an arena you're competing in. But if your core value position is solid, you'll still do fine--yes, most buyers listen to their Realtors, but in the end, they make their own decisions.

RE: realtor revenge?

Two showings in two weeks isn't necessarily terrible in this economic climate.

RE: realtor revenge?

I think that economics, even in that situation, is the driving force. If you work on a commission ........doesn't it sound tempting to show those properties on which you stand to make a full commission first?

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