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A few days ago I authored a blog about how to piss off a listing agent. Tonight we'll discuss how to manage the craft of pissing off a typical buyers agent.
In no particular order:
1. IncorrectDirections. Buyer's agents love it when a listing agent says LEFT or RIGHT without using NORTH or SOUTH! You have to understand that the reason it's important to use directional compass readings is because it tells you where to go, regardless of which direction you are coming from.. In Houston, our MLS can fine a listing agent for using improper directions.
2. Dysfunctionalcheap combo lockbox. Nothing makes an agent want to kick the door down more than a rusty, crusty and inoperable piece of garbage lock that doesn't work correctly.
3. STUPID Riders on a sign that say "AREA SPECIALIST" - Why do you do this? I'm the specialist because I AM bringing the buyer, REMEMBER?!
4. A Listing Agent who calls for feedback Immediately after the showing needs to have whip cream sprayed all in their hair, face and mouth. GIVE THE SHOWING AGENT A BREAK!! WILL YA? Could you be anymore DESPERATE? I just love the cheesy reasons for calls.. "Hi Greg, I just wanted to make sure everything went okay."
5. When you write up the description on the MLS and it says "BEAUTIFUL INTERIOR." It better be. I don't want to see 47 Roaches laying on their back twitching and decaying in the corners of the room. Are those empty beer bottles in the toilet? THIS IS NOT BEAUTIFUL!
6.That GIANT, sweaty, dirty, UGLY, hairy, sloppy, cross eyed mammoth of a DOG wasn't included on the showing instructions!!! DAMN! That scares us! I don't care how "friendly" it is! Why does it have different colored eyes?
7. I LOVE It when the showing service says alarm code is pound 1234, then that's it. They never tell you WHERE the damn thing is!! I despise running around the house looking for the keypad! BEEP, BEEP, BEEP, BEEP! Heart racing, buyer's nervous! PLEASE TELL US! THIS ISN'T the third grade! We are not playing HIDE AND GO FIND!!!
8.Your ugly listing has a GIANT city water tower in the backyard, HUGE power lines and a manhole in the front yard. To top it off, It's OVERPRICED and within sniffing distance of Taco Bell. Then on your flyer you have the nerve to write: EXCELLENT FIND!
9. Would somebody PLEASE define TLC?! Last time I checked it stood for: TENDER LOVING CARE. Listing Agents love to say "In Need Of Some TLC." I am tired of driving up to a home that looks like it's been hit by multiple artillery shells. A $100,000 home with $40,000 worth of repairs isn't in need of TLC, but a GUT JOB! OKAY?!?! A HANDYMAN SPECIAL doesn't include PERMITS, BULLDOZERS AND FOUNDATION POURING!
10. Who in the hell leaves their A/C on 89 during showings? Are you serious? In Houston the humidity gets to a sweltering 90% in the summer. IT'S HOT! And you have your home set to BAKE? That's just wrong!
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