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How To Scare A Racist Seller Straight.. . . Otherwise Known As: Why Phly Would Make A Bad Realtor!
Alan May, you are my new muse! ;)
Alan posted a very, very good blog post, A Tale Of Two. If you have not read it yet, you really should. But what got my creative juices flowing was the "How would I handle this?" part of the blog.
Racism is right at the top of my pet peeves list. To be blunt: It's a stupid, antiquated attitude that should have been completely stamped out eons ago. Personally, I don't care if someone is neon pink with purple spots; their skin color and racial heritage do not make a difference to me. . . . it's their actions and who they are as a person that matter.
The fun thing about Alan's post is that I actually do know how I would deal with it . . . . And it's the main reason that I would make a terrible Realtor!
My response to the racist attitude of the seller would be something like this:
*jumping out of her chair, Phly runs over and claps a hand over the clients mouth and furtively looks at the ceiling*
Phly: "SHHHHH! Are you crazy? Do you want me to get my ... more
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