Hella Mitschke Rothwell, Hawaii & California Real Estate Broker ((831) 626-4000)

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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
"Franklin MA Homes"

that agent has a screw loose Hella Mitschke Rothwell 

Dec 28, 2017 06:26 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Can't think of one Hella Mitschke Rothwell 

Dec 28, 2017 07:46 PM
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Mike Rock
Complete Design - Granite Bay, CA
Granite Bay Luxury New Construction...For Less

you know there is a freeway that will be coming thru their home in a year? anthrax was found in the neighbors house?  the owner is a Raiders fan?/

Dec 28, 2017 07:30 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

For unethical reasons? I can't say, I've never experienced that.

I have had Offers that I hated presenting because they were low-balls that I knew wouldn't fly and despite my reasoning with the buyers, they insisted I present said Offer!

Dec 28, 2017 08:56 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

If I knew they wanted me to lie on the contract.

Dec 28, 2017 08:00 PM
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Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
Co-Host of Mail-Right's: Real Estate Agent Podcast

The best interest of my client would determine it.

Dec 29, 2017 07:49 PM
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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

Seriously. Some agents are way too... too... nucking futz. And I know a couple of them. This is like in Robert Ringer's book Winning Through Intimidation. People try to manipulate you using information that no longer applies. If I had only known. If you had only. Well you know now, and that was then. A clerk is a jerk, and so are some agents.

Dec 29, 2017 07:30 PM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

An agent should always make an offer. You never know what a seller may actually do once they have an offer in hand.

Dec 29, 2017 09:58 AM
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Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA - Bristow, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA

That scenario is crazy.

There was one buyer that had shared with me the importance of having move-in ready when he bought because he worked long hours during the week, and his girlfriend lived three hours away.  Every weekend, he went to see her.  

For some reason, he had an REO that was beyond disgusting on his list.  Drawn in by the price of course.  The house smelled so bad of dog poop that I was gagging at the lockbox.  I refused to go in with him.

When he came back he brough the smell of the house and described the horror inside, but started talking about how he could improve it.  I literally stopped the car and told him, "If you want to make an offer on that home, I'm hooking you up with another agent.  Unless something in your life has changed, you expressly told me you wanted move in ready.  That is not even a fixer upper.  It's a total rehab project.  So if that's what you want, I don't think I understand your criteria and you need another agent."

Totally different scenario.

Dec 29, 2017 09:43 AM
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

I cannot think of a reason off the top of my head.  

Dec 29, 2017 09:00 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker

If you don't ask, the answer is always NO!

Dec 29, 2017 06:29 AM
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Corinne Guest, Managing Broker
Barrington Realty Company - Barrington, IL
Barrington, a Luxury, Country Suburban Lifestyle.

Only when my client tells me not to. I do educate them as to what not to do but if they insist, I write and present it. Sometimes I have to say I told you so, but if they are a client, they are a client. We do as instructed by clients.

Dec 29, 2017 05:41 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Only unless I was given legal instruction not to present an offer.

Dec 29, 2017 05:24 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

Shame on that buyer broker, if his buyer is interested he should have put together an offer. I have learned these days to always end a conversation with a buyer broker to encourage their buyer to make an offer. Some buyer brokers are out in the world not trained well, insecure and losing deals fro their clients. I want offer on my listings and go as far as asking and reminding buyer agents to have their buyers make them

Dec 29, 2017 05:18 AM
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Kat Palmiotti
Grand Lux Realty, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com - Monroe, NY
The House Kat

I've presented some low offers on behalf of clients who insisted. One buyer didn't get that specific house, but then paid a lot more for a house later he thought was worth a lot more. Another was an investor who insisted a specific house was only worth a specific amount of money. He was patient and kept putting in the same offer. He eventually got the property. 

I don't like putting in low offers but will do so if my client insists.

Dec 29, 2017 03:22 AM
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James Dray
Fathom Realty AR LLC - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Hasn't happened yet.  It may be a waste of paperwork and time but make the offer.  That agent should be terminated

Dec 29, 2017 01:20 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Los Angeles CA

It is a weird fight and probably too late. Does he/she wants to blame you for something? What is the point of this email? Submit offer or not.

....Why some agents think that they make decisions for their clients? What happened to serving their clients interests? Was a conversation like this: Client said: write the offer and he/she said: No!?

Dec 28, 2017 09:18 PM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad

Only if they were asking me to do something illegal or to lie in some way 

Dec 28, 2017 08:11 PM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Not a good reason...

Dec 28, 2017 06:58 PM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I have no idea.

Dec 28, 2017 06:22 PM
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Fred Griffin
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

  Only if my lawyer told me not to.  

Dec 29, 2017 07:12 PM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

Only reason I can think of is if the client didn't want to LOL

Dec 29, 2017 03:17 PM
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Nina Hollander
RE/MAX Executive | Charlotte, NC - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

It takes all kinds. At the end of the day, if we have a buyer agency agreement with a client we are obliged to follow all lawful instructions from that client, which includes possibly making a stupid offer.

Dec 29, 2017 01:54 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

The only time I won't make an offer is if a client is trying to do something that's not legal.  Otherwise an offer is easy and quick to write one up.

Dec 29, 2017 01:34 PM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Hella Mitschke Rothwell This agent was smoking something. Why would you not submit an offer.

Dec 29, 2017 11:50 AM
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Susie Kay
Ultima Real Estate - Plano, TX
North Dallas Specialist

I can't think of one Hella Mitschke Rothwell ! As agents we do what our client told us to do and sometimes we may not like it such as a lowball offer in a hot seller's market.  We can try reasoning with them but it doesn't always work.  Often after  few offers they realize that their low ball tactic isn't working in current market condition.

Dec 29, 2017 08:13 AM
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Christine Kankowski North SD and Temecula
House Match Inc - Poway, CA
Excellent Sales and Property Management

I had a cash buyer clients who refued to give me proof of funds.  I said I could not put in the offer without it, that they would not take the offer seriously unless I had the proof of funds.   They had waivered from I will buy, my son will be the buyer, I will get a loan, I will pay cash...

I let them know that without that i could not put in the offer. 

Dec 29, 2017 08:12 AM
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Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner, Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC
Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC - Rockledge, FL
... a small office, delivering big service!

I may not reduce it to writing (why waste paper on a low ball) but I will call the other agent.  Depending on the conversation it may even get on paper.

Dec 29, 2017 08:05 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

If it was blatantly over-priced and the listing agent needed an offer to validate the wild claim, I would refuse to accommodate. Reason comes first

Dec 29, 2017 07:22 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

There are some reasons, but I would always tell my client that I refuse to make the offer and to chose another agent.

Dec 29, 2017 06:17 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

No good reasons come to mind.

Dec 29, 2017 05:47 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Of course.

Let's begin with sellers offering no or inadequate compensation for the buyer agent and the buyer doesn't want to have 'the talk.'

This is a business, not a hobby.

Then there are a myriad of 'not in good faith,' or even deceptive intent that would make me send them to an agent on 'the list.'

Dec 29, 2017 05:17 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Barbara Todaro nailed this one!

Dec 29, 2017 05:15 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Area Real Estate

Not going to additional link.

Dec 29, 2017 05:06 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Thanks for sharing 

Dec 29, 2017 02:19 AM
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Dennis Swartz
Full Circle Property Management - Columbus, OH
ABR, CRB, GRI, MBA...experience counts!

Only if it was an ethics or safety or illegal activity issue.

Dec 29, 2017 02:01 AM
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Derrick Guevremont
Counselor Realty of Rochester - Rochester, MN
Rochester MN Homes for Sale

I have told clients who want to make extremely low offers that I don't want to write those offers unless the listing agent tells me that we should.  I will contact the listing agent and ask them if they want me to write up the offer I have.  If they actually want to see it I will not hesitate but that would be very rare.  We waste enough time in this business and there's no reason for offers that are obviously ridiculous. 

Dec 29, 2017 12:09 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor® - I can't find any....

Dec 28, 2017 10:39 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I have made some pretty far off offers, and many of them were accepted, you never know until you submit the offer what will be acceptable.

Dec 28, 2017 09:07 PM
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Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
Serving the Treasure & Paradise Coasts of Florida

When the ink on another offer is already dry is my only limitation.

Dec 28, 2017 07:53 PM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

A skillful agent is there to understand the odds.  If there are several very solid offers with no contigiencies why should you talk the agents making an offer?   You are wasting their time as the chance is low.... There are normally 60 different signatures per buyer has to sign.

Dec 28, 2017 06:30 PM
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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

Wow, cannot think of any.

Dec 31, 2017 07:51 AM