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For me, it would depend on whether or not I'm wearing socks! (I don't go barefoot in a stranger's house ) Ever watch Sex in the City episode ? Stolen Shoes
Hella M. Rothwell, Bro...
Carmel by the Sea, CA
Possibly ones with holes in their socks and/or stinky feet.
Be sure to have booties available. Some people are apprehensive of taking their shoes off for potential health reasons.
We'll never know. However, I have booties to encourage prospective buyers to walk the entire house and keep the owner happy.
I think footies would be the thing to have available, or cancel the open house especially on a rainy, windy day. It really depends where it is. In Hawaii, people are used to taking their shoes off at the front door.
No, they were just rude. I wouldn't let it bother me really.
It is a good idea to have footies available for guests.
Hella M. Rothwell, Bro...
Carmel by the Sea, CA
Not buyers you would want to deal with.
Some people do refuseto do it.
Probably not or maybe they had holes in their socks...
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Call 631-805-4400 (c) - well, at least I do not allow them to enter! Simple!
Maybe were real buyers but kinda rude. Couldn't have been all that serious!
At one sunny summer open house one person refused to cooperate(6,200 sf gla estate) and booties & chairs are ready. She made some remark that she wore high heel at her home.. I had to escort her out of the estate threaten to call cops.. Had two buyers from 20 groups at only showing. Do not need these people.
They may be but they are not very thoughtful of others property
They might be real buyers who had on odd socks or maybe socks with holes in the toes.
No!! Rude buyers.
Rude and inconsiderate. Take their photo, post it on Social Media.
They should treat the house like their own. After all they are there to see if they even want to buy it. Cut them loose.
You will probably never know for sure.
NO, real buyers could think it may be their home some day and not want to dirty the floors
Whether buyers or not with that type of disrespect for others' property they would not continue being my client for long. That's when I climb to the highest hill and yell to the top of my lungs.........................N E X T!!
We rarely have rainy days here so I don't know. My guess is they have some kind of issue if they refuse to put on some booties. Or maybe there is a physical problem?
No telling. I've had people refuse to remove their shoes or put on booties. They were not allowed in. I did not care if they were serious or not. They were rude and disrespectful ... that's all I needed to know
Yes. I'm under doctor's orders not to walk barefoot or in shoes without arch support... and man do I feel it when I don't follow directions!
They were inconsiderate, for sure. Maybe buyers, but not respectful of other peoples' homes.
No just rude.
I would say they are not SERIOUS.
Interesting, as I have not had that happen yet Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Call 631-805-4400 (c). In our niche, we always have a chair by the door so it's easier to put on those 'blue' shoe covers, as not all older folks have great balance nor can easily reach that far while standing (so techically they are not removing shoes). I can't imagine why some would refuse, unless if it was 'too much' of an inconvenience?!
It happens, chance are they were looky loos
You won't enter my house with shoes on. We prefer a clean, sanitary home.
But, if they left over refusal to remove them, they were rude, not you and no, they were not buyers. Few who attend open houses are.
If they were, they are trouble!
They were most likely looking at a home that they had no chance in HELL of ever qualifying to purchase.
they would not get far at one of my open houses on a rainy day with shoes on....
They must obey the sellers wishes or stay out
The interesting thing about life is perhaps we may never know
I will not remove my shoes for any reason, however valid the subject may be.
ON rainy, windy and snowy days. the agent or owner is responsible for taking the necessary precautions. In my ride I carry large towels in the event a door mat is needed. I also carry booties for those special occasions.
Take my shoes off! Not in this lifetime.
Arethose making such request real sellers or is the step one in negotiation, get the buyer jumping through hoops as soon as possible?
You can't please everybody!
Some people are unteachable
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Call 631-805-4400 (c) Roy Kelley has this one.
I used to cancel open houses on rainy days.
Case by case. They might come back when weather is better.
I would say they were not buyers for that house and probably not buyers you would want to work with on any house. Attitudes!
They could be real buyers. Regardless whether they are real, they are rude.
I would guess no and forget it.
I doubt it. They don't respect the house, so why would they buy it?