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In a prior postI made reference to a friend of my husband's looking to buy a home in my market area of Essex County. To make a long story short, he and his family live in Iselin (Woodbridge) which is out of my market area so they listed their homewith a local realtor and contacted me to buy their home in (Nutley, Cedar Grove, Verona areas). I've been spinning my wheels, showing them homes but because I'm not their listing agent I'm in the dark as to the status of their home...other than it being on the market. I don't know their agent (it was not a referral from me) nor do I know how the property is being marketing, how many showings its getting, etc. I'm not even sure if its priced right. That part of Jersey utilizes a different MLS than me so I cannot even get a real sense of comparables and pricing. I have thought about contacting the listing agent but not sure if that's inappropriate. I've asked my buyers and they said its priced a little high, they got a low ball offer but I feel like I have little or actually I have NO control over whether their house sells or not!
When you are working with a client who is both your seller and your buyer you have control of pricing, marketing, etc. and you know which direction the listing is going and can guide them accordingly but this way I feel like I'm in the dark and sometimes feel like I'm spinning to find them the perfect house when I'm not even sure if their house will sell and they cannot buy unless their house sells. I know we never know if a house will sell but at least you know that when your the listing agent you know are giving it your ALL, everything you got and MORE! Sometimes I wonder if I should even be showing them homes until they have a contract on their house and/or if I should ask them if I can call their agent just to "touch base".
Any suggestions/advice is always welcomed....
****With deep roots in the Essex County, I service buyers and sellers throughout many Essex County communities and neighboring Morris and Passaic Counties, specializing in the entire West Essex Area (including Fairfield, Caldwell, West Caldwell, North Caldwell, Roseland, Essex Fells, Verona and Cedar Grove) and my hometown areas of Belleville, Bloomfield, Nutley and Little Falls.****
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