Day to day life as a Real Estate Agent is never the same 9-5 schedule, even if you set your calendar up to show that it is. The encounters, discussions, and lessons learned are what keep each day an adventure.
One such encounter that happened to me started with a phone call from a prominent Buyer’s agent. The agent called me to say that his clients had been to my open house at ABC Street the past weekend and they were in the process of writing an offer. This is the call that every agent waits for!! So, game on! The agent and I discuss a few details about the home and then he tells me he will be sending the offer shortly. This is fantastic, I’m excited for my clients. I call my clients to set up an appointment to review the offer, all is good. Or so you’d think. An hour goes by, then two. I’ve emailed, called and texted the agent with no response. The next morning, I get an email that states “I’m so sorry, I was just about to send you the offer when I realized that my clients were talking about a different home. If our offer to them doesn’t work out, we will circle back to you.”
Well sure laugh now because you can’t make this story up, but my excited clients thinking they were getting an offer weren’t laughing. Lesson learned, ask any potential Buyer’s agents to check with their clients and verify “is this the right house? The one at ABC 123 Street?” before picking up the phone to advise an offer is on the way.
“All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” ~Walt Disney