Think of the monumental change needed in the listing agent’s psyche to get them to stop scolding the buyer-agents and give some respect – but instead they are shorting the commissions too. If you blow off the buyer-agents, then you’re on your own – and the vast majority of agents will have no clue how to find their own buyers.

From the confidential remarks in recent MLS listings:

Buyer did not perform! Seller wants it gone. Seller is going to request your EMD deposit released upon receipt! $25K No games! This home will not go VA, or FHA because of the state of repair. Seller has unfinished work do to other buyers wanting him to stop work because they were buying AS-IS. Sellers are not going to do any repairs. Enter house thought side door do not open front door, BE VERY CAREFUL! Very unsafe! Good luck!

Broker/Agent does not guarantee accuracy of permits, square footage, lot size, zoning, rent control, use codes, schools, and/or other information concerning the condition or features of the property provided by the seller or obtained by public records. Buyer is advised to independently verify the accuracy of all information through personal inspections, the City, and with appropriate professionals.

Please confirm with the listing agent (via text) that the front door is locked properly before leaving property.

Be timely, turn off lights and lock all doors behind you.

Do not contact agent to hold open house or ask to market the property online or through Social Media.

I have tried to be available to everyone for showings and conversations, however I am finished answering questions on what the seller’s want. Thank you for your hard work.

Seller accepted an offer prior to coming to market. There is not a bedroom on the first floor. Please do not request a showing if your clients need a downstairs bedroom. Please do not request to hold open, we hold open houses internally with our team.


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Photos along with offer instructions coming soon. Do not contact agent to hold open house or ask to market the property online or through Social Media.

Must provide POF / Lender letter for showing. Only qualified buyers. Listing agent at all showings. No lockbox. Dog on property.

Strictly showing by appointment only.

Only selling 1/2 of the building. No HOA has been formed for the building. 1 bedroom is tenant occupied with lease ending 7/31/24. A/C only in 1 bedroom. Tenant interested in staying.

Home has video cameras inside and out. Seller will be removing Lutron Casseria smart home (switches) and replacing with standard. Security cameras, wine fridge and outside fridge do not convey.

Multiple generous offers already received, all are due by noon, Monday 4/29. You must register your showing using the Sentrilock box or physically attend the open house on Sunday 1 to 4, 4/28. DO NOT USE SHOWING TIME. Touring the property will be a condition of acceptance along with loan cross qualification by (the listing agent’s lender). Please send in your best and highest offer with POFs and loan letter. Offers that do not have all the requirements or are sent to the wrong email, will not be considered. Seller reserves the right to select the best one offer or send out multiple counter offers. Seller to select services.

You’re open? Sure gives the feeling that they plan to work you over on the buyer-side commission.

How about 3%? Oh, you want to negotiate – make it 4% then!


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