Mongofax Copy of EMD w/ Offer - Should I Use a Stone and Chisel?

Reblogger Sammer Mudawar
Managing Real Estate Broker with RE/MAX Prestige 01723613

Sometimes I wonder why Agents ask me for certain documents which are not required by the contract, but I have just come to realize some people can't read!

Original content by Jay O'Brien

Is your pager number still on your business card?

Perhaps you retrieve contact information through the yellow pages?

Still dialing up to Prodigy to retrieve your e-mail?

If you answered "YES" to any of these questions, you are probably the culprit requesting the irrelevant information mentioned in the above subject line. 

Should I use a Polaroid or have the check sent via Horse and Buggy?

Help me understand how a copy of a check to accompany an offer is needed over a current bank statement; or even useful at all for that matter. In this day and age, I have yet to meet an Agent who does not require the deposit to be sent directly to escrow after acceptance (and usually wired for that matter).

So what happens with the copy of the copy of the fake EMD we sent you? Oh, it gets used for nothing, that's right.

I find that too often the Agents I am speaking with are used to subscribing to the archaic routines of "what used to be" rather than what should be.

Are you the type of Agent who asks for items to be submitted because it has been the norm for so long or do you exercise reason to develop decisions? 

If you chose the latter, let's do business together!

If you're in the herd with the prior, what else do you enjoy doing for absolutely no reason at all?



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