Chris and Dick Dovorany, Broker/Associate at Premiere Plus Realty (                        Homes for Sale in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero, Florida)

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John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
Honesty, Integrity, Results, Experienced. HIRE Me!

Him: Can you give me a loan to pay my dues?  

Me: NO! I'm taking your license down.

May 23, 2015 10:56 PM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Actually, this question ranks right at the top.

May 24, 2015 01:01 AM
Sally K. & David L. Hanson
EXP Realty 414-525-0563 - Brookfield, WI
WI Real Estate Agents - Luxury - Divorce

If I guess will you tell what the other offer is ?


Here is  a list of repairs for the upside down Seller...

May 23, 2015 11:39 PM
Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
Serving the Treasure & Paradise Coasts of Florida

"I'll just list it then get them to lower the price later."

May 23, 2015 10:39 PM
Richard Robibero, e-Pro, ABR, SRS
Panorama R.E. Limited - Toronto, ON
Selling Your Home as if it were My Own!

The "stupidest"? That's hard to pinpoint so I'll just go with a recent one.

Other Agent - "What number should I put on the offer?"

Me - "I think full price will get your client the house."

Other Agent - "Ok"

May 25, 2015 09:22 PM
John Meussner
Mortgages in AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, IN, MD, MN, MT, NC, NJ, NV, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI - Fair Oaks, CA
#MortgageMadeEasy Fair Oaks, CA 484-680-4852

I saw an agent once tailor a marketing plan toward FSBOs.....but she didn't know what a FSBO was....she was marketing everything as "First Sale By Owner" and not "FOR Sale By Owner" was actually pretty funny because this was after she spent a ton of time telling me about how good she was.

May 25, 2015 04:58 AM
Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN

I called to set up a showing for Monday, as her listing said 24 hours notice.  It was Sunday, Mothers Day.  She yelled at me, because I bothered her on Mother's Day and told me to call her at the office on Monday. 

May 24, 2015 01:27 PM
Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

Ah, so many come to mind... One of the funniest was the agent that asked if I would write up his client's offer. Uh, not unless they decide to be my clients!

May 24, 2015 11:11 AM
Raoul Loustaunau
EXP REALTY - Phoenix, AZ

i dont need more education i know everything i must know ; that just tell me the opposite. have a great day

May 24, 2015 04:13 AM
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

"We don't need that change in writing, verbal if fine".

May 26, 2015 12:32 AM
Eve Alexander
Buyers Broker of Florida - Tampa, FL
Exclusively Representing ONLY Tampa Home Buyers

There is a big difference with blabbing too much information and saying dumb things that show the incredible lack of knowledge.


May 24, 2015 10:23 PM
Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

I was representing the bank as a seller with a foreclosed property. I'm at the closing table with the buyers and their agent. Everything was going well until the buyers heard there was an HOA for the property. They look at me like it's my fault no one told them. I told them the information was clearly there in the MLS. Then they look at their agent. He says...oh don't worry about that HOA, it's really no big deal and they don't do much. 

May 24, 2015 10:22 AM
Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
Your Mortgage Consultant for Life

Good morning Chris and Dick Dovorany. Even though I am an active investor, when a listing agent tells me what the seller will accept for an offer.

May 24, 2015 12:12 AM
Sandy Padula & Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Florida Realty Investments - , CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

When  listing agent will state the seller will take less for a home. That is a clear violation of their agency with their principal.

May 23, 2015 11:47 PM
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Chris and Dick Dovorany "I know you can't tell me, but what will they really take."

May 23, 2015 11:22 PM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I had almost the same conversation with a fellow REALTOR --- they were holding an open house and told my buyers they could rent out the basement, when it WAS NOT zoned for R2. 

May 23, 2015 11:19 PM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Those that say a guest home or in-law apartment can be rented out.

Dec 30, 2018 06:37 AM
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Not fit for print

Jan 17, 2018 06:26 AM
Brenda J. Andrew
Professional Realtor in Conroe/Willis, TX

I always tell my sellers to take everything out of the house, including the curtain rods, curtains and any window coverings.  

May 25, 2015 11:06 PM
Gabrielle Kamahele Rhind
KGC Properties LLC, Tucson Property Management & Real Estate - Tucson, AZ

Frightening to say, but I've heard a lot.

May 25, 2015 07:02 PM
TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

Refuting what I tell buyers on an inspection. Talk about taking on liability.

May 25, 2015 06:34 PM
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Some of them lie or make us staff that has no sense, and you know that they lie.

p.s. you'd find out much more posting ''for members only''.

May 25, 2015 03:54 PM
Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
HomeSmart - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Chris and Dick - I would have to agree with you that it is rampant. Where should I start...

May 24, 2015 04:54 PM
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I have heard that along with so many others. In fact now I pretty much tune it out an realize they don't know what they are taking about.

May 24, 2015 12:42 PM
Tammy Adams ~ Realtor / Podcaster
Maricopa Real Estate Co - Maricopa, AZ
A Maricopa Agent who Works, Lives & Loves Maricopa

I laugh as none come to mind but I can honestly say some agent makes me laugh each week with something that makes me scratch my head. LOL

May 24, 2015 07:13 AM
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

that story is far from being the worst....some agents are frightening.... 

May 24, 2015 06:21 AM