AGENT GATEKEEPERS - Answer the Phone!

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Real Estate Agent with Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. Assc Broker MD DC VA

Just a little vent about agents who can't return a phone call or answer there phone.   I coincidentally have three properties that I wanted to show today.   All of them have show instructions that require you to have contact with the agent.  Only one agent can manage to answer his telephone and schedule the appointment.   

My buyer can't understand why we can't get in on a weekend with TWO days notice.   Frankly, neither can I!

When hiring an agent - make sure they answer their phone and call back promptly - or it is not just you who is suffering from a lack service.   Buyers only buy homes they can see!!!

Tip for agents who can't answer their phone because they are "busy" or otherwise engaged - get a partner; hire an assistant; use a showing service; let the agents make showing arrangements with the seller.

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Yvette Chisholm, Associate Broker, MD, DC, VAAlan Bruzee & Yvette Chisholm Alan Bruzee, Associate Broker, MD, DC, VA
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.
 Rockville/King Farm Office 301-548-9700
402 King Farm Blvd #150 Rockville, MD  20850

Telephone: 301-758-9500
 
EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY

www.BruzeeChisholm.com

 

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Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 airRErealty.com
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Yvette....this is sooooo true. It is amazing to me. Use a showing service!!!
Sep 23, 2012 07:26 AM #1
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Betsy Schuman Dodek
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Hi Yvette,

Call us - we want to show The Schuman Team listings :) Nothing is worse than trying to schedule a tour and getting no answers!

Have a great day,

 

Betsy

Oct 25, 2012 04:50 AM #2
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