I am mad so this going to be more rant than blog.
I have been reviewing previous attempts to sell two tracks of land a young couple REALLY wants/needs to sell. They have been trying to sell it for more than two years. They listed TWICE with the same agent.
What did this agent do for them? As little as possible. Take photos? One for one piece and two for the other. Our MLS lets you post 12 photos AND a Virtual Tour. Description? 13 words (include "the" & "and" so I am being generous). Made it easy to find? No. Made it easy to show? "Pick up key to gate in listing office". No.
Surely this is a new, young inexperienced agent who simply needs some training or mentoring? No. It's an experienced agent who runs his own development company.
Here's how I see it: if you accept a listing, you have a moral and legal and ethical duty to the owners who have placed their trust in you. If you can't be bothered to do a decent job, please don't take the listing.
Lousy agents give us ALL a bad name.
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