I Had to Laugh......

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Services for Real Estate Pros with Referral Group Incorporated

People are funny, no haha but certainly strange. I work Sunday's at an antique gallery where I have a space. Some folks are pleasant and forthcoming and then there are the really strange ones. In this gallery there are 42 different dealers and each does their own pricing and determines when and if they will make discounts for any reason.

So yesterday a man and a lady came in together. The man was interested in old oil lamps and brought any number p front. He asked what kind of discount was available. Since no two items were owned by the same vendor and we have minimum threshold that no one item met I told him none and explained. His wife had a special basket she wanted. After about an hour they came to check out and when I gave him the total he threw some cash on the counter and said, "you'll take this." He played with the wrong person. I told him we had already had this discussion and he and an embarrassed woman quickly left. Oh well, what a waste of time.....

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Sheila Anderson
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Hi Hannah. He was an ass. Thanks.        Sheila

Feb 11, 2019 02:46 PM #5
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Sheila Anderson
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The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Thanks Chris Ann. Me too........Sheila

Feb 11, 2019 02:47 PM #6
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Good afternoon Sheila Anderson ,

The world if full of all kinds and this one just wasn't hearing the word no. Reminded me of Michael Jacobs pondering post on this subject!

Feb 11, 2019 03:19 PM #7
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Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

I hear you Dorie. Michael confuses me often. TY    Sheila

Feb 11, 2019 03:23 PM #8
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Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
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A number of years ago, I had a friend who owned an Antique Mall, which sounds similar to the one you work.  Space was given to individual vendors to sell their wares.  My friend said in all his business enterprises owned, the antique mall provided the most eccentric and interesting folks. . .Every bit as odd and unique as the wares within the mall.

Feb 11, 2019 04:21 PM #9
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Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Hi Myrl. I think I agree with your friend. Thanks.        Sheila

Feb 11, 2019 04:22 PM #10
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
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Hello Sheila - before real estate I was trained in retail. The kinds of stories I could tell are a good preparation for real estate.

Feb 11, 2019 04:22 PM #11
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Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Hi Michael. I'll bet .......    TY     Sheila

Feb 11, 2019 04:23 PM #12
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James Dray
Fathom Realty AR LLC - Bentonville, AR
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Morning Sheila.

It may have worked in the past, but he met his match when you were on duty.  

Feb 12, 2019 01:50 AM #13
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Kat Palmiotti
Grand Lux Realty, Monroe NY, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com - Monroe, NY
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Good for you! The nerve of some people!

Feb 12, 2019 03:08 AM #14
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Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Thank you James.      Sheila

Feb 12, 2019 04:01 AM #15
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Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Thank you Kat.       Sheila

Feb 12, 2019 04:02 AM #16
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Well done Sheila.  I hate people that think they are entitled.  And, that's what I think this was.

Feb 12, 2019 06:44 AM #17
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

This is why I don't do garage sales. I had someone do the same to me and told me I was an idiot not to accept his cash offer. I tild him I would consider myself an idiot if I did. he left.

Feb 12, 2019 07:01 AM #18
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Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Thank you Joe. Garage sales are a bit different. In this p[lace we all pay for a space so it is a business. Many years ago I helped friends with a garage sale. There was this one......I threw her out. TY    Sheila

Feb 12, 2019 07:59 AM #19
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Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

i appreciate your support Gabe. Thanks.        Sheila

Feb 12, 2019 08:01 AM #20
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Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089
Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers - Haiku, HI
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There's always going to be someone to try and lowball the offer and get something for nothing.

Feb 13, 2019 12:40 AM #21
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Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Thanks true Georgie. TY           Sheila

Feb 13, 2019 06:34 AM #22
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Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543
Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400 - Devon, PA
Tredyffrin Easttown Realtors, Philly Main Line

Obviously not someone used to negotiating and who does not like it either. I remember a gentleman and his wife coming to an antique show I was managing. We offered free admission if they provided their address and email address for future mailings and tickets. He did not want to provide that, so I told him the entry fee was $15 a person then. It was very obvious he did not want to be there, so he made some comment and told his wife they were leaving. Such a shame as she had looked forward to coming to the show and I am sure was happy to provide what we asked.

Feb 17, 2019 09:39 AM #23
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Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Hello Nick. It is funny howsome folks are so penny foolish. TY       Sheila

Feb 17, 2019 09:43 AM #24
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