Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ (Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)

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Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

I may find it in my heart but not in my wallet!

Apr 21, 2017 10:07 AM
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

WTF? I mean, it's not like you're not cooperating, right? You're paying a fair co broke. And they are trying to get more for themself? Am I understanding correctly?

Apr 21, 2017 06:38 AM
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker

We have a first class beggar in the house folks. One without an ounce of dignity or self-respect.  I wonder if they are being "coached" to act in this manner. Is this the newest Guru Party coaching technique?  

Apr 21, 2017 07:21 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393

Thank you for asking....no.   

Apr 21, 2017 05:44 AM
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Jeff Dowler
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad

No, I'm a cruel, heartless Listing Agent. You get nothing more.

Apr 21, 2017 06:53 AM
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Nina Hollander
RE/MAX Executive | Charlotte, NC - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor

Say whaaaat? (Then again, you don't ask, you don't get!) And I'll admit, I love Michael Jacobs' super polite response.

Apr 21, 2017 06:35 AM
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Ken Jones, ASA, SCGREA
Global Valuations - Newark, NJ

Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers My most polite response to this request would be, "Pucker up, buttercup."

Apr 21, 2017 10:19 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Did you offer a fair split to start with?

Not sure which previous question you are referring to.

Apr 21, 2017 07:34 AM
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Corinne Guest, Managing Broker
Barrington Realty Company - Barrington, IL
The Choice of Professionals

Ha no, if you're that desperate go get a job and let the professionals do this one!

Apr 21, 2017 06:05 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

I may have just given "the look" and walked away. Some questions do not deserve an answer or reason why, especially with a short sale. The co broke fee is posted in MLS for all to see before they show the home, the time to negotiate it is before they show it, not when they are about to close. 

Apr 21, 2017 06:03 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

You don’t get what you deserve you get what you negotiate

Apr 21, 2017 05:41 AM
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Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor,CRS,e-Pro
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
Co-Host of Mail-Right's: Real Estate Agent Podcast

 no, seriously  WTF!!!

Apr 21, 2017 05:55 PM
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Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl
Hallmark Realtors - Clark, NJ
The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate

I donate to charities, not other agents.

Apr 21, 2017 01:19 PM
Rainmaker
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing

You can ask.

Apr 21, 2017 06:36 AM
Rainmaker
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Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

I have better causes that will give me a tax write off and you are not one of them!

Apr 21, 2017 06:30 AM
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Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
Serving the Treasure & Paradise Coasts of Florida

It's a hard knock life.

Apr 21, 2017 06:29 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

As was sung in he Wizard of Oz, if I only had a heart.

Apr 21, 2017 06:28 AM
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Karen Jones Lewis, MBA, Realtor
K1 Realty Group - Pembroke Pines, FL
Residential for Sellers and Buyers in S. Broward

Hellloooo..Why did the buyer agent want you to give them some of your listing side commission.  Welcome to Real Estate!  Professionally said, No!

Apr 21, 2017 06:20 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker

And I responded: "What part of NO don't you understand?"!

Apr 21, 2017 06:06 AM
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Alan May
Coldwell Banker Residential - Evanston, IL
Helping you find your way home.

"Oh.... You're so sweet to ask, but no.  I can't find it in my heart, nor anywhere else, to offer any portion of my listing side commission"

Apr 21, 2017 06:05 AM
Rainmaker
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Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists

Seriously??? NO!

Apr 21, 2017 05:50 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Heartless.

Apr 21, 2017 05:48 AM
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Bob Betel
Allstar Home Mortgage, Inc. - Sweetwater, TN
President, Allstar Home Mortgage, Inc

I would not even respond to this agent. Are you kidding me 

Apr 22, 2017 06:45 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI NMLS#1483386
Realty One Group - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Ask Sandy.

Apr 22, 2017 06:08 AM
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Nathan Gesner
American West Realty & Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

No, but I'll give you a tip: find a new profession!

Apr 22, 2017 06:02 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Los Angeles CA

Well, not in my heart. 

At least, they asked nicely. 

Apr 22, 2017 12:16 AM
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Praful Thakkar
eXp Realty - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers my business standards do not allow me to do so, Mr. Buyer's Agent.

Apr 21, 2017 10:15 PM
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Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®
Carmel by the Sea, CA
Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea

I'm with Kathleen Daniels - it must be a new coaching thing of "if you don't ask you don't get." Hope you have a Buyers Representation Agreement which states you can get commission from the buyer if....etc.

Apr 21, 2017 08:39 PM
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FN LN
Toronto, ON

If an MLS listing, refer to the MLS listing for co-operating brokerage commission and, if applicable, any buyer representation agreement or buyer customer service agreement.  If an exclusive listing, refer to the buyer representation agreement or buyer customer service agreement and, if applicable, to any agreement between the listing brokerage and selling brokerage. 

Apr 21, 2017 07:59 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Tells you haow desparate that agent is and need to watch dealings with that agent

Apr 21, 2017 06:54 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

The answer is NO. The commission is stated in the MLS and there is no more for the buyer agent. 

Apr 21, 2017 05:20 PM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

The buyer's agent can have a contract with his/her buyer for that added money. To ask you to give it to him is truly amazing! Is this for real?

Apr 21, 2017 02:40 PM
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Fred Griffin
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

    We agreed in advance on what the Brokers would get paid.  Too late to change it now.

    Learn a lesson from this, grasshopper/buyer's agent!

Apr 21, 2017 02:31 PM
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Anna Banana Kruchten,CRS,CRB,GRI
Phoenix Property Shoppe - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona's Top Banana of Real Estate!

Oh for pete's sake - give it up already I'd be telling them. I not too long ago had an agent call me 6 months after a transaction closed. She says - oh I was the one who referred those folks to you. Huh your name never came up or even the mention of a referral came up once with those folks?  If you really wanted to refer the clients you should have sent me a referral or at the very least called me! Ridiculous.

Apr 21, 2017 01:08 PM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

They are nuts, what is the agent problem?

 

Apr 21, 2017 10:36 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Sorry, but I have no heart.

Apr 21, 2017 10:17 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Area Real Estate

I'd ask him what is wrong with him & send him a link to scarcity thinking & how it brings bad results.

Apr 21, 2017 10:07 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
"Franklin MA Homes"

my answer:  only if I had a heart....

Apr 21, 2017 09:18 AM
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Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

Some people say the darndest things!

Apr 21, 2017 09:17 AM
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Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR
AZuRE Team - Realty ONE Group - Scottsdale, AZ
Phoenix Scottsdale Real Estate

In my heart? LOL

Apr 21, 2017 07:37 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers Read you BBA, it should be covered in your contract with the buyer.

Apr 21, 2017 07:01 AM
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Harry F. D'Elia
Real Estate and Beyond, LLC - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

answer will be no

Apr 21, 2017 06:48 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

If I see a worthy cause...it will speak to me

Apr 21, 2017 06:16 AM
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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

Don't know where agents get the idea that they can even ask that question. The % was posted in MLS. If they want more, they can ask their buyer.

Apr 21, 2017 05:56 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

"It is only now in this icy life that I bend my knee and bow..."

Such thought comes to my mind when I consider where the origin of this suggestion emanates.

Instead of making your listing uncompetitive by imposing the deferred compensation onto their buyer, they choose to shine the light on a perceived transgression.

And in your heart was found the words, 'Away with you wretched agent."

Seriously.

What was the price point and the offered compensation?

Apr 21, 2017 05:45 AM
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Joan Cox
Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

The commission offered to the Buyer's agent is written into MLS, the end.

Apr 24, 2017 06:32 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
Keller Williams Success Realty - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

Whatchoo talking bout willis? Say what?

 

 

Apr 22, 2017 09:05 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I would have thought he would understand the words "NO".

Apr 21, 2017 07:38 AM