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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers You have to remind them that "time is of the essence" and a delay can cause them to be in default. Default means non performance or in the buyer's case loss of EMD.

Mar 09, 2016 05:44 AM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I can't force them to do it.  I can tell them repeatedly and warn them of the consequences, but other than that not much else I can do.

Mar 09, 2016 03:27 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Have a sit down chat with them, and if help is needed, I step in and offer help along with vendors.

Mar 11, 2016 01:01 AM
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Hound them repeatedly until they do it.  Phone calls, texts and emails.  Carrier pigeon, neon signs and driving over there if I have to.

Mar 10, 2016 04:06 AM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

keeps the current clients in line and gives future clients an extra incentive to follow those guidelines and deadlines.

Mar 09, 2016 09:44 PM
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

We sit down and have a discussion. If the issue is so profound that it is preventing the sale and no remedial action is taken, then we drop the listing. Listings that do not sell can cost us more than just money.

Mar 09, 2016 08:35 PM
Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

I yell at them.  No, just kidding.  But I do provide reminders, especially when deadlines are involved, and make sure they understand the consequences of missing deadlines.

Mar 09, 2016 02:53 PM
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Just had one incident. I remarked to the seller by saying, my friend, if someone wants to give you money...YOU TAKE IT. This had to do with moving with a purpose and signing paperwork. He got it

Mar 09, 2016 09:29 AM
LuxurySoCalRealty San Diego
Compass - La Jolla, CA
San Diego Partner - The Private Client Network

I had this happen in December.  Had to tell them I respectfully disagreed with how the situation was being handled and if we want to see this through to fruition we need to discontinue an emotional reaction and perform.

Mar 09, 2016 08:54 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Lots of long talks with them

Mar 09, 2016 07:49 AM
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

We recently had a buyer who REALLY wanted to buy a condo, and we got an accepted offer. When asked when he was going to have a home inspection, he said..."I'm going away for a month and when I get back I will schedule it"...Grrr!

Mar 09, 2016 07:43 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Tony and Suzanne,

Exactly as this picture states...

Amen.  A

Mar 09, 2016 05:40 AM
Greg Cremia
Shore Realty of the Outer Banks - Nags Head, NC

realtors as clients are the worst when it comes to this

Mar 09, 2016 04:05 AM
Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®
Carmel by the Sea, CA
Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea

Have a dialog with them giving them the pros and cons especially if we are in a transaction. I keep control of my client however possible, some need more babysitting than others. If they are "self destructive" to the transaction, I need to find out why. Do they really want to go forward with it being a key question.

Mar 09, 2016 03:00 AM