Real Estate Stories

Horror Story: A Rotten Ending To This Transaction
By Craig Forte, Founder - Posted on
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Submitted by Melinda Matthews, REALTOR® (Thanks Melinda. You’re now in the running for a New FLIP Video Camcorder for submitting your idea at this this link) “My clients and I went for a ‘final’ walk through the morning of the closing and it was still full of furniture, rugs, dishes, etc.  Hindsight tells me the furniture and rugs were in certain places for a reason.  …
Horror Story: When “Free Time” Costs You Money
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Submitted by Connie Suehiro, REALTOR® (Thanks Connie. You’re now in the running for a New FLIP Video Camcorder for submitting your idea at this this link) “A couple I know came to my office one day a year after they started looking at homes and said they were ready again to look at homes they could purchase. They told me another real estate agent wouldn’t …
Horror Story: How To Handle An Embarrassing Situation
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Submitted by Mary Rives Brown, REALTOR® (Thanks Mary. You’re now in the running for a New FLIP Video Camcorder for submitting your idea at this this link) “This really happened TODAY and I have the clients to prove it!… This afternoon I had a listing appointment with a somewhat mature couple to begin gathering my listing data, part of which included walking through the house …
Horror Story: “I Sold the Wrong House 2 Weeks In A Row…”
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Submitted by Roni German, REALTOR® (Thanks Roni. You’re now in the running for a New FLIP Video Camcorder for submitting your idea at this this link) “Believe it or not, I sold the wrong house two different times and one week between each mishap.  Here’s what happened… My clients and I drove up to the first house and we were chatting up a storm.  We …
Horror Story: “I’ll Never Forget This Bathroom Experience…”
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Submitted by Cindy Smith, REALTOR® (Thanks Cindy. You’re now in the running for a New FLIP Video Camcorder for submitting your idea at this this link) “I was in our local Walmart shopping center, and decided to use the ladies room before leaving.  I had just gotten to the doorway to enter when a gentleman pushing an elderly lady in a wheelchair came up and …
Horror Story: “My $12,897 Mistake…”
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Submitted by Vince Salluce, REALTOR® (Thanks Vince. You’re now in the running for a New FLIP Video Camcorder for submitting your idea at this this link) “On a recent listing presentation, I did a market evaluation for an older, dated home.  I concluded that the house was valued between $420,000 and $425,000.  My suggested listing price was $429,900.  The Sellers, however, wanted to list at …