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San Antonio, TX
In eighteen years, you bet, but I don't remember the negatives...
Paul S. Henderson, RE...
Yes I have. Some were just hateful personalities. I am a very nice person and I won't tolerate meanness.
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
It hasn't happened many times but when the working relationship isn't going anywhere it is time to part ways and use your time on more productive activities.
Yes. I fired a seller who wanted me to continue doing weekly open houses on a home where he refused to drop the price to where I recommended. I knew I could success in gettin ghim what he wanted, and told him so. 2 agents later the home sold for my recommendation
Kathleen Daniels, Prob...
San Jose, CA
I have "fired" buyers that continued to low ball offers.
Pacific Palisades, CA
Yeppers, the stress relief felt great
Panama City, FL
More than once... and they deserved it. Each time I should have done it sooner.
Yes, I have fired a few investor buyers who wasted my time.
I've done it a couple of times, and once I felt badly months later when I realized the client had been showing early Alzheimers symptoms.
Oh yes, felt bad about it...... but did it anyways.
Yes I have ... and it's never easy.
I have had to do this.
Not often but it happens.
Both buyers and sellers. Often not worth the time.
Yes, several times. Definitely no need to relive the experience. It was enough when I fired them.
Yes, I was getting nowhere with her, she was totally unrealistic about prices.
There have been a few that we suggested a competitor to, if they come back later is is a much better relationship.
Annie Adjchavanich Yes, not a pleasant feeling. By the way; you're a peach!
I fired one seller in 38 years!!! all went well through the listing presentation and the signing of the agreement.... I no sooner left the home and the phone calls started coming in with DEMANDS IN A RUDE TONE.... honestly, only one hour after I left the property.... it was an early morning signing.... we all went to work after the signing....
I immediately returned to the home; removed the lockbox and returned the key...removed my sign....and canceled the listing in MLS.... called them and told them I did all of that....and wished him well...and hung up immediately.
he listed with another agent in my office and I watched and listened to the stories of abuse for 30 days....the property finally went pending....
THERE'S NO LISTING OR COMMISSION THAT'S WORTH ONE MINUTE OF DISRESPECT AND VERBAL ABUSE.... NOT TO ME!!!! I WON'T TAKE IT....
once out of 38 years and hundreds and hundreds of listings is a good ratio.....
We have all been there.
I've agreed to part ways with a few.
It happens. The reasons can be different, but I always stay professional and thank them for the opportunity. You never know, they can come back or refer someone to you.
Once in a blue moon and it feels great. No need to relive it.
Yes. Seller was totally unreasonable, became rude and demanding. I suggested we terminate our agreement. She agreed.
Yes, I was relieved. They will not put EMD after an offer is accepted. They said we will think about it. I warned them their 72 hours is up, after showing 50 estates.
I had to apologize to the listing agent. He was not as upset as I feared.
Annie Adjchavanich Life is too short to relive it.
Yes, and I felt relieved!
Nah, I have a wife who knows how to handle them
Yes and the reason was they had a mindset of win for them, win for the other agent and we will see what happens with me? NO...I know what happens...ME WALK
Relief comes to mind. Not often, but occasionally necessary!
You bet once because the price was too high and they would not come down. The only other time is that my gut told me the client was up to no good, which turned out to be true
I have fired a few clients in my real estate career. Still here
Yes, it happens to us all.
In 25 years..only twice and felt relieved!
It's not always easy but better than realizing that it should have happened sooner than later.
I can't remember ever having to fire a client...
I have not had to fire any client. However, I have chosen to to continue to work with some.
Have a thought but haven't done that. Especially on the one who "knows" what they are doing and they "think" they are better/smarter. Hard headed..
Sometimes you just have to say "Its not you its me" and have to move on