Thank you for contacting me to list your property but you already have an agent...?

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Thank you for contacting me to list your property but you already have an agent...?Thank you for contacting me to list your property but you already have an agent...?

I received an e-mail from a property owner who wishes me to take over the marketing and advertising of the listing due to not getting it sold. He goes on to say...

We've since listed our lot with three different Realtors, priced it competitively, had it on craigslist constantly, and there doesn't seem to be any interest at all.  

We currently have the lot listed with _________ __________, who I am not satisfied with.  So, we are looking for options.  Our lot is #____________ at ___________________ .

Please let me know your thoughts at your earliest convenience...

My thoughts...

Thank you for contacting me to list your property but you already have an agent...?! That being known, I am not at liberty to discuss real estate with you while under contract but if you find yourself without an agent in the future, I will be more than glad to help get your property SOLD! For now, I must pass on this amazing opportunity you just presented!

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Rainmaker
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Malcolm Johnston
Century 21 Lanthorn Real Estate LTD., Trenton, Ontario - Trenton, ON
Trenton Real Estate

It sure can be akward communicating with another agent's clients Wanda. I think you handled that one very well.

Oct 19, 2012 06:58 AM #1
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Margaret Goss
Baird & Warner Real Estate - Winnetka, IL
Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate

That's all you can do at this point - I hope you get in eventually.

Oct 19, 2012 06:59 AM #2
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Centennial, CO
Where There's a Will, There's a WAY!

Good Morning Wanda,  Wow, I have had this happen once to me, I passed on it and explain that  I will see if I have a buyer but could not list it for him.

Oct 19, 2012 07:01 AM #3
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Cindy Jones
Integrity Real Estate Group - Woodbridge, VA
Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News
Actually if an owner contacts you while they are listed with another agent you can talk to them. It is not a violation of the COE read 16-6.
Oct 19, 2012 07:07 AM #4
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Carol Zingone
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Network Realty - Jacksonville Beach, FL
Global Realtor Based in Jax Beach, FL

I was under the impression you COULD talk to them, if they contacted you first.....still, it is safer to not discuss while under contract to another...

Oct 19, 2012 07:08 AM #5
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Wanda Kubat-Nerdin
Prado & Kramer Real Estate, St. George, UT 84770 - Saint George, UT
Your Preferred St. George Area Real Estate Agent.

Malcolm, From my standpoint, there could be room for misunderstanding and I am not willing to go there. 

Margaret, I left the door open when the listing expires.

Will, Yes, I can keep in mind for buyers looking to purchase in that area. Good idea!

Cindy, He told me he wanted to keep it on the MLS until he found a new agent...I will wait until expiration to pursue .

Carol, I would rather discuss options after the contract expires.

Oct 19, 2012 08:34 AM #6
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Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells 1-814-881-7548 - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

Good decision, Wanda.  Sounds like he would be a handful even after it expires.  Good luck.

Oct 19, 2012 10:29 AM #7
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Liz Wallace
Century 21 Sherlock Homes - Rockville Centre, NY
Broker C21 Sherlock Homes, Rockville Centre, LI, N

This happens to us a lot.  If they contact me I will have a short conversation with them.  I tell them I appreciate the call and when they expire or withdraw I will discuss a marketing strategy with them.

Oct 19, 2012 12:29 PM #8
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Wanda Kubat-Nerdin
Prado & Kramer Real Estate, St. George, UT 84770 - Saint George, UT
Your Preferred St. George Area Real Estate Agent.

Mary, You may be right about that one!

Liz, That is the best plan to follow. I agree!

Oct 19, 2012 01:32 PM #9
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Ron & Alexandra Seigel
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Wanda,

You handled it beautifully and with great tact.  Wishing you a delightful weekend. A

 

Oct 19, 2012 03:13 PM #10
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