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Real Estate Stories

Horror Story: “My $12,897 Mistake…”
By Craig Forte, Founder - Posted on
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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 …
Horror Story: A Price Reduction Disaster Story
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Submitted by Pamela Crawfod, REALTOR® (Thanks Pamela. You’re now in the running for a New FLIP Video Camcorder for submitting your idea at this this link) “Some REALTORS® think being ‘given’ a County Probate or Public Guardian house to sell is a ‘freebie.’  The County calls up agents and asks them to sell a house.  Pretty simple, right? Last year I was given a home …
Horror Story: Short Sale Turns Agent Into Counselor
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Submitted by Denise Amrich, REALTOR® (Thanks Denise. You’re now in the running for a New FLIP Video Camcorder for submitting your idea at this this link) “I had a transaction a couple months ago with a first time home buyer. We originally went in $15,000 less than the asking price and they countered back at the full plus $2,000 more because we were asking for …
Horror Story: “Welcome to The World of Real Estate”
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Submitted by Carl Downs, REALTOR® (Thanks Carl. You’re now in the running for a New FLIP Video Camcorder for submitting your idea at this this link) “I listed a very nice cedar home on the bluff with 15 acres fenced. Great Listing. I thought. After completing the paper work, I was placing an arrow sign at the entrance, when a truck approached rapidly. I gave …
Horror Story: Agent Loses Commission With This Common Mistake
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Submitted by Cheryl Luksovsky, REALTOR® (Thanks Cheryl. You’re now in the running for a New FLIP Video Camcorder for submitting your idea at this this link) “THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY!! This could be a “Horror Story” of sorts. This is even one I hate to admit to, but if it saves even one other Realtor a commission this story will serve it’s purpose. I …