This is a true story, the names of the guilty parties, and the property address have not been identified.
Late last summer, Oregon Equestrian Group Broker, Dani Heuer (this is her real name, she is the hero of this story so we don't need to protect her identity), was contacted by a property owner. The property was previously listed, had expired (failed to sell) and the owner was looking for a new agent. In fact, the owner had previously gone through 3 other agents, over the course of 3 years, to try to get their large property sold.
The property was grand, gated, beautifully landscapped, with a large estate like home, outdoor arena and horse barn. It was gorgeous, and the owner/builder had spared no expense when he first built it.
A little over 3 years ago, the owner placed the fine equestrian estate on the market, for just under 6 months. It didn't sell.
So the seller quickly found a new agent, tried again for the next 8 months to sell it, with no luck.
So once again, they found a new agent, new ideas, and tried for almost a year, even reduced the price. Still no offers. The property owners were discouraged and let down at this point. But then, something happened. They cross paths with Dani, an agent specialzing in acreage and equestrian property. They asked her about listing their place.
But, Dani is dfferent. She told the sellers the truth, risking the listing, but knowing in the end it was the right thing for everyone involved. The sellers would actually sell, like they wanted to 3 years ago, and she would get paid for her efforts and markeitng expenses. She told them they would have to list $300,000 less than the last listing, and even at that, it was high for the area. It was a hard pill to swallow, the sellers needed to think on it, and they did. They called Dani a couple days later, and signed the contract. About 4 months later, they had an accepted offer, followed by a long escrow, and finally, closing. Everyone lived happily ever after.
If you need to sell your rural or horse property and don't have time to waste, give Dani a call 503-877-0964.