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BOLD (bad) Tactics
I was on another community web site the other day and found a topic that made my blood boil thinking what I would feel like doing if I was in this position!
I am not sure of the original author of the paragraph, but it is as follows.
"I had a student ask me a question the other day that has me thinking, and I'd like other input on it. As a buyer's agent, she went to show a listing in the MLS, listed through another company. It was a scheduled appointment (listing agent knew she and her client would be going through the house). Throughout the house were, for lack of a better term, 'ads' promoting the use of the listing agent as a buyer, e.g. "Buy through Agent X and receive up to $10,000 in benefits!" "Buy though Agent X and get a free home inspection!" All of the information indicated that these benefits were available only if the buyer uses Agent X. She asked: isn't this a violation of Article 16--I'm in there with my client, and the listing agent is trying to entice my client to dump me and go with him...so..what do you guys think?"
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