Here’s a little well-earned comic relief I received. We who work in the short sale trenches for our weary clients are always delighted to receive a message from our negotiators.
It means things are moving along, progress is being made. It means we have something constructive with which to update our clients as well as the buyers who are waiting for a response to their offer.
One of the first things I do when I wake up in the morning is check for messages from negotiators. I have found that many of them work at night, many of the rest of them are in the Eastern time zone three hours ahead of my Pacific time. And they like to send out their messages first thing.
90% of the messages I get from negotiators are sitting in my box when I wake up.
So imagine my confusion to get the following message when I first stumbled out of bed. Was I seeing things, was I not quite awake, was my brain scrambled for some reason? I eventually realized that the problem wasn’t my lack of mental acuity, but the message was pure jibberish. I can’t help but smile when I read it. I imagine a poor, overworked and underpaid negotiator who has just surpassed his ability to deal with his stack of hundreds of short sale files for one more minute…
“assisted for all the doc by mistake did not updated the buyer company comments in equator for proof of funds”
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