John Ferrier, 20+ yrs as a consultative mortgage professional (Mortgage Network Solutions, LLC)

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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

never without permission or an appointment. I have had some that want to see it over and over after inspection period, but never go without permission.

Sep 27, 2015 02:32 PM
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

No I haven't and it would scare me to death if someone, anyone, walked in like that unannounced. That was very bold.

Sep 27, 2015 10:48 AM
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

No - that is just rude!

Sep 27, 2015 09:09 PM
Anita Allen
Levin Rinke Realty - 850-377-4410 - Pace, FL
Your Realtor for NW Florida, Pace/Milton/Pensacola

No, I've never had that happen but if it did, it would scare me.

Sep 27, 2015 04:42 PM
Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
HomeSmart - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

John - I have never had that happen prior to closing.

I would certainly mention to the buyer's agent that this is inappropriate, and nobody should be entering the home without an appointment until it closes.

Sep 27, 2015 03:38 PM
Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

This would be a first for me!  It is certainly not the custom in my area for buyers or their relatives to show up at the home they are purchasing without an appointment and their agent.  Usually presettlement access is spelled out in the boiler-plate contracts.

Sep 27, 2015 02:51 PM
Les & Sarah Oswald
Realty One Group - Eastvale, CA
Broker, Realtor and Investor

Wow...that is unethical and illegal. I would let the buyer's agent know that this is absolutely not acceptable.  I would suggest that you change the keys to the doors.  I know that you are about to close the transaction in a couple of days, however, you definitely don't want any more surprises.

Sep 27, 2015 01:15 PM
Mike Rock
Complete Design - Granite Bay, CA
Granite Bay Luxury New Construction...For Less

how did they get the key? that is the first ?? 

Sep 27, 2015 10:19 AM
The Woodland Team of Texas
The Woodland Companies - Austin, TX
Land Specialists

Doesnt surprise me.

Mar 08, 2019 11:18 AM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Some people dont seem to recognize boundaries.

Sep 19, 2018 08:51 PM
Spirit Messingham
Tierra Antigua Realty - Tucson, AZ
Third Generation Full-Time Realtor® 520 471-6900


Sep 28, 2015 06:47 AM
Richard Robibero, e-Pro, ABR, SRS
Panorama R.E. Limited - Toronto, ON
Selling Your Home as if it were My Own!

I've had interference from parents before. It will happen and it is what it is. They believe rightly or wrongly that they are acting in their family's best interest. I don't think it's something I would really prepare for as it happens so infrequently.

Sep 27, 2015 10:55 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Never had anything like this happen.

Sep 27, 2015 09:42 PM