Do you see this as a problem?

By
Real Estate Agent with Waller Group

You have a couple come to your office requesting to look at homes.  You make them sign a buyers representation agreement and take them down the hall to your in house lender to have them pre qualified before you will show them homes. 

You have another couple come to your office requesting to look at homes.  You immediately get up from your desk and go out and show them homes. 

Is there a problem here?

close

This entry hasn't been re-blogged:

Re-Blogged By Re-Blogged At
Tags:
do you see this as a problem

Anonymous
Post a Comment
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the truck to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the cat to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Show All Comments
Rainer
115,333
Joe Harvey
Lake Worth Real Estate - Lake Worth, FL

That all depends on if you have done business with either of them before or if you are basing your decisions solely on appearance. Personally if you know either of the couples than that could explain everything.

August 03, 2010 01:34 PM #1
Rainmaker
579,016
Robert Rauf
HomeBridge Financial Services (NJ) - Toms River, NJ

Everyone needs to be treated equally, if the pair of couples happend to be testers you are in for a discrimination suit.  EVERYONE should be qualified, Even the "cash" buyer.

August 03, 2010 01:41 PM #2
Rainmaker
780,683
Richard Weeks
Waller Group - Dallas, TX
Realtor, Associate Broker - Manager Business Development

Joe,

Thanks for your comments.  I should have added it was they first time you had met them and did not know either couple.

August 03, 2010 01:46 PM #3
Rainmaker
421,547
Jean Hanley
Coldwell Banker Kivett Teeters - Hemet, CA
Specializing in Folks Who Want To Buy/Sell Homes

Well, if it was the first time you had met either of them, then I can see a problem.  There is no room in this business (or any, for that matter) for pre-judging based on appearances.  (If that is how they were judged)

August 03, 2010 01:55 PM #4
Ambassador
746,432
Steve Shatsky
Prudential Texas Properties - Dallas, TX
Dallas Real Estate & Short Sale Specialist (214)213-0340

Hi Richard... this sounds like a solid case of disparate treatment to me.

August 04, 2010 12:04 AM #5
Rainmaker
337,285
Ed Newman
Alamo Infrared Energy Audits & Building Evaluations - Riverton, UT

Thanks for this great information, I will be sure to pass it on 

November 30, 2010 12:39 PM #6
Rainmaker
780,683
Richard Weeks
Waller Group - Dallas, TX
Realtor, Associate Broker - Manager Business Development

Ed,

Thank you for thanking me, and yes please pass it on.

November 30, 2010 12:48 PM #7
Anonymous
Post a Comment
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the cat to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Show All Comments
Rainmaker
780,683

Richard Weeks

Realtor, Associate Broker - Manager Business Development
Ask me a question
*
*
*
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the chair to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase: