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Freaky Friday Post
This is pretty funny. Unfortunately, it isnt far from the truth. For example, yesterday I received a full price cash offer for a property from another agent. Then, about an hour later I get a call from some guy who says he's in front of the property and wants me to come down and show it to him.
Mind you, if a Realtor double ends a deal - i.e. represent both sides they make twice as much money. IOW, if a commission is 6% it is generally split 50/50 between the listing agent and the selling agent --- but if you represent both the buyer and the seller you make the full 6%. I'm only explaining this so you know that I really had an incentive to show the guy the property: all the commission would be mine.
So, I politely explain the wannabe buyer, who says he is going to make a cash offer, that I don't mind driving all the way across town to show him the property but I already have a full price cash offer (with proof of funds) and that I would not write anything less than a full price offer. To which he replied, well ... more
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