If Income Were Based On The Quality Of Our Work...Oh What A New Look!

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Managing Real Estate Broker with RE/MAX Executive Realty
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Why do so many agents who work their business every day never think about their actions?  There are many agents who only focus on that “prize.”  We all know that every transaction has a variety of challenges and many of these challenges are not handled properly.

There are many issues that are temporarily resolved; just enough work is devoted to deliver everyone to the closing table so the “prize” will be awarded.  It’s never earned with this type of agent.  The agent rolls the dice and the odds are with the client not suing.  It takes money and time to sue, and it usually happens less often than it should.

This is a risky business, and many agents continue to “escape” the consequences of their out of control actions.  That great escape results in a shot of courage; a test they passed but should have failed; and the strength and fortitude to work their future risky deals in an irresponsible, careless manner. 

There is no reason to be cautious when the thoughtless agent is rewarded for that unprofessional behavior.  The deals continue to be worked with as little effort as possible, and there are never any penalties or consequences for this type of undesirable conduct.  This is the debris we need to remove from our industry.

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Conrad Allen
Webster, Ma, Realtor
Re/Max Professional Asociates

Hi Barbara.  Some times they are guilty of ethics violations.  It is incumbent on all of us to file charges.  It is the only way to get rid of the debris.

September 29, 2012 03:46 AM
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Jackie Connelly-Fornuff
Century 21 AA Lindenhurst NY
Long Island NY Real Estate Agent

Oh I so agree! They do what they want and no one says a thing or even file a complaint. But, in my area I feel most agents are good hardworking people.

September 29, 2012 04:36 AM
Rainmaker
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Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Call 631-805-4400 (c)
Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803

Barbara, Unfortunately there are those who are thoughtless agents who are rewarded for unprofessional behavior. We could probably write a book (well actually volumes) on these...

September 29, 2012 05:12 AM
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Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905
"Your Gateway to the Lake"
Vernonia Realty

Barbara, it amazes me how some get under the radar continuously, and the unsuspecting client never knows that they've been hoodwinked. This is why we are often at the bottom of the heap when asked which professionals are most trustworthy.

September 29, 2012 11:54 AM
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Peggy Wester
Real Estate Agent Ozaukee & Washington County Real
Think Young Team--Realty Executives Integrity

It is one of the most frustrating parts of this business, in my opinion. Wish there were an easy, effective way to rid the industry of agents such as this.

September 29, 2012 11:59 AM
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The Kuney-Todaro Team is the "#1 team in Franklin's #1 office." Our expertise is in marketing new construction and resale properties. New construction is our niche and we have sold 40 subdivisions in the area of Franklin MA.