What Are The Top 10 Signs That You Need A New Realtor...

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What Are The Top 10 Signs That You Need A New Realtor

Ever get the feeling that the Realtor you hired is not working out for you? Whether you're a Buyer or a Seller and are using a Realtor, here are Larry And Sheila's Top 10 Signs That You Need A New Realtor...
1. Your Realtor took your listing 2 weeks ago and it's not on MLS yet...Time to get a new Realtor.moving to long island
2. Your Realtor can only show your home in the evenings after she/he comes home from full-time job...Time to get a new Realtor.
3. Your Realtor enters your photos on MLS ~ Upside Down...Time to get a new Realtor.
4. The only time you heard from your Realtor was when your listing agreement was going to expire...Time to get a new Realtor.
5. Your Realtor uses blank business cards and pencils in her/his name and number...Time to get a new Realtor.
6. Your Realtor never answers you calls and always has an excuse...Time to get a new Realtor.
7. Your Realtor is always late for appointments...Time to get a new Realtor.
8. Your Realtor's voice mail is always full so you can't leave a message...Time to get a new Realtor.
9. Your Realtor lists the wrong directions to your property on MLS...Time to get a new Realtor.
10. Your Realtor gets an offer for your house after one year on the market and tells you to wait for a higher offer...Time to get a new Realtor!
Okay, so now you're looking for a new Realtor and It's time to get a new one...Call Larry And Sheila if your buying or selling a home on The North Shore Of Long Island at 631-805-4400!
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Sylvia Jonathan
Coldwell Banker Platinum Properties - Irvine, CA
Broker Associate, SFR

Clever list. I have encountered all these agents at some time or other. Recently I tried to make an appointment for a short sale home. All but one contact phone numbers were FAXES. The one phone number sent you to voicemail hell. Nobody ever called back. How on earth did this loser get the listing? It baffles me to no end.

Feb 27, 2012 11:43 PM #37
Terry McCarley
REMAX Realty Team - Cape Coral FL - Cape Coral, FL

Excellent advice to sellers.  I am searching daily in MLS for a home that the agent listed last week and it still isn't in MLS.  It is a divorce situation and the husband wanted to list with me and the wife wanted to list with the agent who still hasn't put it in MLS.

Feb 28, 2012 12:17 AM #38
Jim Paulson
Progressive Realty (Boise Idaho) www.Progressive-Realty.info - Boise, ID

Some of these might be fairly common themes on expired listings.  ;)

I had a builder client that had another Realtor was trying to take away from me and her marketing plan was she was going to bake cookies so the new home smelled nice and "homey".  The builder asked her what she was going to do to get people into the home so they could smell her delicious cookies... umm errr...guess what?  Not her.

Feb 28, 2012 12:40 AM #39
Jack Snyder
Loan Officer in Orange County for Omni-Fund Inc. - San Clemente, CA
Loan Officer, San Clemente, Orange County, Califor

That sounds like one messed up agent.

Feb 28, 2012 12:48 AM #40
Leslie DeLuca
DeLuca Real Estate - Monterey, CA
No One Knows The Monterey Peninsula Like DeLuca

My very favorite is no picture on the MLS or only 1 blurry one that looks like it was taken on an i-phone from a moving car!!  And please, answer your phone, call back....if we can't show the property...it won't sell!!

Feb 28, 2012 01:30 AM #41
Raymond Denton
Wholesale Capital Corporation - Irvine, CA
Shady Canyon Homes

I'm with Jack (#41) - that's one messed up Agent.

Feb 28, 2012 01:59 AM #42
Cynthia Larsen
Safe Haven Realty - Cotati, CA
Independent Broker Serving Sonoma County, CA

#8 occurs much more than it should, I can't stand it when I call an agent and their voicemail box is full. Aaarrggg!

Feb 28, 2012 02:05 AM #43
Barbara Hensley
RE/MAX Properties - Rockwall, TX
Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas

Larry & Sheila - Nothing like getting straight to the point!  I love this!  Many sellers do not have a clue what their agent is NOT doing for them.  Congrats on the Gold Star.

Feb 28, 2012 03:49 AM #44
Lloyd Binen
Certified Realty Services - Saratoga, CA
Silicon Valley Realtor since 1976; 408-373-4411

Larry and Sheila,

I can't believe I missed this.  Very funny or should I say lol.  Yep, those are all not-so-subtle clues you need a new agent.

Feb 28, 2012 03:52 AM #45
Amanda S. Davidson
Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group - Alexandria, VA
Alexandria Virginia Homes For Sale

Larry and Sheila- Full VM and pictures that are sideways drive me crazy. I'm going to re-blog!

Feb 28, 2012 05:41 AM #46
Kathy Stoltman
Rockwood Realty - Ventura, CA
Ventura County Real Estate Consultant 805-746-1793

Some may think that these list items are not real or practiced, but unfortunately they are! 

Feb 28, 2012 08:12 AM #47
Winston Heverly
Winston Realty, Inc. - Atlantis, FL

How about in the listing sheet that says call tenant for showings, would this quailfy?

Feb 28, 2012 12:42 PM #48
Gene Riemenschneider
Home Point Real Estate - Brentwood, CA
Turning Houses into Homes

Very funny.  The sad part is that it is so true about some agents.  

Feb 29, 2012 02:13 PM #49
Jairo Arreola
Lotus Group Realty - San Jose, CA
VA Home Loan Specialist - SF Bay Area - South Bay

Some of these are really funny. If an agent can't do the basics, then he should not be in business. 

Feb 29, 2012 02:33 PM #50
Bob Miller
Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty - Ocala, FL
The Ocala Dream Team

Hi Larry & Sheila, I love the list and think it is funny how it sounds like "you might be a redneck".

Feb 29, 2012 06:39 PM #51
Sylvie Stuart
Realty One Group Mountain Desert 928-600-2765 - Flagstaff, AZ
Home Buying, Home Selling and Investment - Flagsta

Thanks for the chuckle this morning!! Unfortunately, we do see these and hear about these items sometimes. I just showed a home yesterday that had directions that couldn't physically get to the property. I knew where it was, so got to it just fine, but I thought that was interesting.

Mar 01, 2012 09:26 PM #52
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Congratulations on the well deserved feature. It can be frustrating when you cannot leave a voice message .

Mar 02, 2012 07:45 PM #53
David Shamansky
US Mortgages - David Shamansky - Highlands Ranch, CO
Creative, Aggressive & 560 FICO - OK, Colorado Mtg

Caught this off of Gene's reblog. Funny and if ANY of these happened then YES Time for a REAL Realtor!!!

Mar 04, 2012 12:19 PM #54
Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Reminded me of blue collared comedy - here's your sign!  Great list.  -Kasey

Apr 12, 2012 04:16 AM #55
Wayne B. Pruner
Oregon First - Tigard, OR
Tigard Oregon Homes for Sale, Realtor, GRI

This is a good list. I am not quilty of any of them.

Oct 24, 2012 02:43 AM #56
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