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You are showing one of your listings to another agent and her clients. One of the clients is carrying in a big cup of Starbucks. You ask the agent to please have the client leave the cup outside. The agent says it is no problem to carry it as it as a lid. The client walks about 10 steps in to the...
04/03/2014
Your new tenant has his rent due today. You told him when he rented tohave the rent in the bank before the 1st like all of your other tenants. All of your other tenants have paid. What do you do? 1. Text and call him and call his work 2. Go by the house and leave a note if they are not there 3. W...
04/01/2014
You are the last of 3 agents to be interviewed for a listing. The seller tells you who the other agents were and asks you about them. What would you do? 1. Say you know them and cannot comment 2. Say you cannot comment 3. Say you know them and have worked with them 4. Say your know them and expla...
04/01/2014
2 very good clients invite you to lunch on the same day at the same time. What would you do? 1. See if they both want to meet with you together and you buy the lunch. 2. Reschedule with one 3. Meet one earlier and one alittle later.So what if you have 2 lunches in one day all for the sake of busi...
03/26/2014
You have shown the buyers over 25 homes over 3 months. They have made 2 low offers and not raised them after the sellers gave them counter offers. Now you have found them their 'perfect home' and they want to offer low again and there are multiple offers. What would you do? 1. Let them know they ...
03/26/2014
You are at a listing appointment and the comps show the home is valued at $400,000. The seller says you can have the listing but they want it listed and sold at $550,000. What would you do? 1. Take the listing so you have the sign in the yard and visibility in the neighborhood. 2. Tell the seller...
03/26/2014
You sold a home turn key furnished per inventory. You do a walk through with the buyers 3 day before the close of escrow and all items on the list are in the house. Escrow closes and the buyers call you and tell you that there is missing 32 inch TV, 5 beach towels, and 6 champagne glasses. What w...
03/24/2014
You have a client who wants to buy a $1,000,000 house. You show her 3 houses she likes and one you have an appointment for is not available to show until the next day when you have another appointment already set. After tomorrow, the client is not available to view homes for 2 weeksWhat would you...
03/23/2014
Your listing has sold and has been in escrow for 20 days. The buyer refuses to sign the contingency removal. What would you do? 1. Give a notice to perform and sign it within 48 hours or cancel the deal 2. Check with their lender to be sure the loan is ok and if they have final approval 3. call a...
03/19/2014
You sell a house and the seller moves out but leaves a bunch of junk in the garage and in the side yard.1. Call someone to haul it out and pay for it yourself2. Tell the buyer it's tough luck. They need to remove the stuff3. Tell the seller they need to remove the stuff or they will get a small c...
03/19/2014
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