Anyone done a BPO lately?

Real Estate Agent with Stone Mountain Realty and Building Co.


48 hours to make $45.00...............

Well, I can't believe that I thought I would give BPO's a try.  I never used to do them because I was always busy. Slow times, you do what you gotta do.  Did the first 8, took a while to get paid but got paid.  The last one came this past week and I found time and fit it in over the weekend.  It was on a house they paid 1.6 mil for and was not listed.  Got my info and downloaded.. Photo's were a bit difficult  considering that they were in private gated communities and mostly private.  The BPO called for exterior.  I sent everything in and get an email that they are not paying since I did not get inside photo's.  Well..................How do you get inside photo's if the house is not listed and the homeowner doesn't know that this is going on anyway.. Anyone else experience this?


The vendors really need to be aware of what they are asking for.  Come on, you want the Realtor to give you a full appraisal in 48 hour turn around and make them wait a month to get their $45. check in the mail. NOT FOR ME!

Comments (2)

Gay E. Rosen
Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty - Larchmont, NY
As Real as Real Estate Gets!

Hi Cheri - You think you can do it - add it to your resume, and further know your market.. but they make it so difficult!  Good luck

Feb 08, 2011 08:17 AM

Hi Cheri~


I just came across our is WAY interesting...I'd love to know what your perspective on BPOs is at this time...

Jan 16, 2012 02:15 AM