I'll Just Offer the Buyer a Credit
By Chris Olsen, Broker Owner Cleveland Ohio Real Estate
(Olsen Ziegler Realty)
For crying out loud, if the buyer is interested in my home and they don't like: _______________________________________________________________________ then I'll just offer them a credit at closing so they can put it in and pick out the color/material they like. Let's think about it: How many times as a listing agent have you heard that? What is your response back to your seller? A listing agent's goal should be to not simply respond with the pros and cons to this question at that point in time. The mere fact that the question has come up AND, here's the real important part: If this is the first time you are addressing this with your seller, then in my opinion, you have let your seller down as this type of information can almost always be known ahead of time by: Knowing how this busine...