My Client Will Stick With Me..My Client Will Leave Me..My Client Will Stick With Me...In Fremont, CA

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Real Estate Agent with Chase International 01366299

South Lake Tahoe in the early Fall

My Client Will Stick With Me..My Client Will Leave Me..My Client Will Stick With Me...

Is this market changing the Loyalty of our clients?

I had a serious conversation with a buyers agent working so hard in the industry today just to make a sale and help her clients be successful.  As an REO Agent in the Bayeast area, Fremont, Hayward, Dublin, Newark and surrounding areas, I feel the pain of the buyers agents today.  We are showing homes, working 7 days a week, and hoping that the buyers don't walk. 

Buyers, appreciate your agents.  They are working on your behalf.  It is challenging to get an offer accepted with the multiple offers being submitted on the few listings available that aren't junk.   I have been working with a client, showing homes, watching the MLS, and sending emails daily. They found a house they really like, but seemed to have disappeared.  Do the clients not understand that this is how we make our living? If your a buyer, stay loyal with your agent.  Let them know you appreciate their efforts.  Hang in with your Realtor as this is a tough market, and note they are doing the best they can.        

Comments (5)

LLoyd Nichols
Premier Florida Realty of SWFL - Fort Myers, FL
Southwest Florida Homes By The Sea

Kimberly. some understand, others have other concerns on their mind. Sometimes I will have them sign an Exclusive Buyer's Agency...not all like it but then, its a business.

Nov 17, 2009 02:03 PM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Kimberley,

Wonderful post, I agree with Lloyd about the Exclusive Buyer's Agency...They have to sign and be serious, after the agent is really working hard.  Thanks

Nov 17, 2009 02:18 PM
Christine Hooks
Pino Agency - Pennsville, NJ
Celebrating 25 Years in Real Estate!

Very clever use of the photo to tie in your heading.  Love that.......hate that buyers are not 100% loyal all the time. (yes, it's a pipedream)

Nov 17, 2009 02:19 PM
Brittany Stewart
Luxe Realty Group - Plano, TX
Making Dallas Home

I have had that happen a few times only to find out that they've written a contract with another agent! grr.  I have been thinking of developing an Exclusive Buyer's Agency as well.  It atleast formalizes the relationship.

Nov 17, 2009 02:57 PM
Robert L. Brown
www.mrbrownsellsgr.com - Grand Rapids, MI
Grand Rapids Real Estate Bellabay Realty, West Mic

Some know and some don't really care. It's hard enough trying to deal with your fellow agents then to deal with buyers skipping out on you. A never ending scenario. Sometimes a painful one.

Nov 25, 2009 09:57 AM