Although it’s not so important what you actually ask the agents you interview, it won’t hurt to have a few handy questions to ask your real estate agent, to get the ball rolling and see how they respond. We suggest asking questions that are a little out-of-the-box, and open-ended, so that it gets them talking, […]
This is the guy who sent me an offer, and after I received it, I called him to let him know I’d be e-mailing him a “multiple offer disclosure” which I would need to have him get his client to sign and return to me by the end of the next business day, along with what his client’s “highest and best” offer might be. … Well, that’s possible , we all know that e-mail isn’t 100% reliable, but even so, you think he would have followed up with me when he didn’t receive it. … Later that afternoon, I called up all the agents who had submitted offers, and I let this agent know that a different buyer’s offer had been accepted, but thanks for putting his offer in. … It may work out such that my colleague, who is not a discount broker and who works very hard to fulfill his responsibilities to his clients, will pick up a new one as a result of this other broker’s negligence.