Bait and Switch

Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Group - Lansdale, PA AB067650

Bait and Switch

We all hate it.  Yet in so many different sales environments it still exists.

Even in Real Estate. 

Some of the worst:

·         Using pictures of different properties when advertising

·         Using flowery, praising prose in the description only to find out in person that the place is a dump

·         And the worst – keeping a house on the market as “active” when it’s really under binding contract – so the agent can then hard sell all of their other listings to unsuspecting callers.

As I said – Bait and Switch – we all hate it.

Except for this one below – a must watch video!

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 Richard Strahm is an award winning Realtor specializing in the North Penn areas of Montgomery County -- Lansdale, Upper Gwynedd, North Wales, Towamencin, Hatfield -- and beyond!  Visit him at or call today at 215-853-2624 for a free and private consultation about all of your real estate needs.
Richard Strahm
Associate Broker
Realtor, ABR, SFR, SRS, SRES
REMAX Realty Group
1592 Sumneytown Pike
Lansdale, PA 19446

Direct: (215) 853-2624
Office: (215) 256-1200 x-223
Fax: (215) 529-8931


PA Lic # AB067650

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  1. Mike Yeo 10/14/2011 12:28 PM
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Mike Yeo
3:16 team REALTY - Frisco, TX

Oh my God! That was funny and pretty cool how they were able to pull a stunt like that. 

Oct 14, 2011 12:25 PM #1
Valerie Baker
Exit Real Estate Professionals - Spokane, WA
Spokane Realtor

Love it! lol There have been times I have had to look at the flyer in my hand to double check that I am at the right house! Sure my confused expression matched some of these!

Oct 14, 2011 12:38 PM #2
Betty Knowles
Coldwell Banker Vanguard - - Springfield, MO
TeamKnowles REALTORS® - Springfield MO Real Estate

I loved the video! The look on people's faces is so funny.

Oct 14, 2011 01:12 PM #3
Cynthia Larsen
Safe Haven Realty - Cotati, CA
Independent Broker Serving Sonoma County, CA

Oh that was hysterical! I would have been waiting for "smile, you're on candid camera!".

Oct 14, 2011 03:17 PM #4
Carla Muss-Jacobs, Principal Broker/Owner | (503) 810-7192 Portland Metro Exclusive Buyers Agent | 100% Buyer Representation ~ 100% o... - Portland, OR
Buyer Focused ~ Buyer Results

That's funny . . . and it goes nicely with the post you wrote about the "beautifully maintained" . . . bait and switch!

Oct 14, 2011 05:15 PM #5
Nina Rogoff
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Sharon, MA
Your Hometown Realtor in Sharon MA

That is pretty skillful!! I showed this to my kids who were laughing out loud. Thanks for sharing that one, Richard!

Oct 15, 2011 09:32 PM #6
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