Those scenarios happen and how fortunate that all turned well in the end. Other times it does not turn out tha way and we all must be ready to have those conversations
So the other day I had a call that no agent wants to get.
"After the showing yesterday, my wife couldn't find her diamond wedding band!"
Now I KNOW that during the listing process I (as standard procedure) advised these clients to be sure all valuables and prescription medicines were put away during showings.
These folks were frantic, had been married for years and the ring clearly had very deep sentimental value.
They ASSURED me they'd TORN THE HOUSE APART before caling me and were POSITIVE it was missing.
So I made the call no agent wants to make:
"Hi Steve, it's Jason, fine thanks...Hey, now I KNOW you were with your buyers the entire time they were in the house but did you happen to notice if they maybe..."
I still cringe thinking about the call.
Well, it turns out they DID FIND THE RING after they got down on the ground to look more closely (they are an older couple with limited mobility and eyesight) and called me promptly.
I of course called the agent that showed the home and it was all ok in the end.
But it made me think, what if the ring really WAS stolen?
From now on, when showing a home, I will be very careful to be sure my buyers are ALWAYS together (and with me) and I am considering having clients initial a separate page that says I have advised them to take precautions with their valuables.
Has anyone else had to deal with this?
I'd love to hear your stories and of course, if I can ever help you or your family and friends in the Asheville area just let me know!
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