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I'm Jewish, so it's not really a fair question for me. But presuming that I celebrated Christmas, the answer, for me, would be yes.
That's a significant-enough payday, for me, that I would be willing to skip the festivities, and hopefully my family would understand, and we could celebrate appropriately when the commission check cleared.
Debe Maxwell, CRS
They need to find an agent that will accept their bull____ request. It is not me!
Tony and Suzanne Marri...
Too late... all presents already purchased and sent out weeks ago. No family here this year for Christmas... so I guess I'd say yes. Of course, the problem in my market is finding a $4million house!
Fred Griffin Tallahass...
Unlikely this would happen but I would pass. Family time over the holiday is too important
John Peak No, I would have to pass.
Well, we've decided not to do presents this year (since no one has anything they want). Dinner plans are the only plans we have for the day. If the buyer is legit, I'll work on Christmas but still make it to dinner. I'll probably bring my family along (also in the business) so we not only spend the day together, but make bank on that commission. Sounds like a win-win to me!
No sir there are just some things that are not negotiable that being one of them
Not on your life. My grandsons and family are much more important than someone who would put that kind of proviso on dealing with me. Doesn't mean I don't work with clients during this time.
Sure... it's Christmas every day at my house, so what's one day? Ooops... I retired and turned in my license, so guess I don't qualify
No I would not and I have walked away from many people as selfish and demanding as this. It is real estate and there are no emergencies in real estate. I do not jump for anyone if it goes against my nature. NEXT!
John Peak - for me, it's okay! We do not celebrate Christmas....lol!
it's impossible to win a hypothetical battle !
Michael J. Perry
That answer is easy, NO. I don't do well with ultimatums.
I would not do it.... Christmas Eve and Christmas Day are important days in our family....the grandchildren and now a great grandchild will all be at my house.... we can make money another day!!!
Ridiculous client to take on as there will be equally annoying requests to follow......just saying.
Why does the buyer need their agent to skip Christmas?
What constitutes 'skipping Christmas'?
Does this mean all day from sunup to sundown on Christmas?
Is the buyer an atheist or Satanist or Scrooge of some sort?
Does the buyer know that Christmas is actually a pagan holiday?
How RWA is the buyer?
The answer to your Q will depend on the answers to these Qs.
I can make anything happen for someone I want to make it happen for.
Do you feel lucky? Well? Do ya? 3:)
Bonus Q: What's the difference between 4000 and 4000000? Rhetorical!
If they deposited $120,000 for my commssion to be released to me on or before the closing date of the contract, then yes.
I would have to flip a coin on this one.
I think this is a highly unlikely scenario. A
Hypothetically yes, because I believe Christmas is in my heart not in how many gifts I give or receive ...
Of course I would.
Be aware, the buyer will have successfully passed the "Are you here to jerk my chain or buy a house" tests.
I truly doubt the world would end should I invest in my families future on Christmas Day.
I have great faith that those who know me realize I've measured the situation properly.
Further, those who love and know me would suggest, let's do this together and Christmas may be on the 27th. That would change the world in what way?
However, 'can't buy anyone presents' is absurd. Not only can I buy presents 24 hours a day, I can have them gift wrapped and delivered on Christmas eve. AND, if someone is getting a new car, the dealer will be the elf to deliver it that day.
The only time this should have any real metit are with those who are obediant to Commandment #4. Even then, December 25th is clearly the wrong day to celebrate the Birth of Christ.
IT is a frabricated holiday, bereft of any relevant significance encumbered with societal guilt.
PS: but the real question, and revealing question will be, "to whom will this contract be delivered?" Ohhhhh.
Sure. There will be time for family after the settlement.
If a buyer would be willing to show this home on a Holiday, probably.
Probably, but there are too many "if's" here and... it sounds too good to be true, so you know what that means...
It depends. On the buyer. On the situation. I would certainly consider it so it's definitely not a "No Way" answer.
Wayne Martin nailed this one!
I do not need to celebrate this Christmas. My family is multicultural, we celebrate sometimes all or can skip some. So,
I'm available. Send your cash buyer over any time of the year!
Yes. It's just a day.
Nope - you can't put a price tag on family time!
Christmas is about God, not about parties or presents, I am sure that God would be fine with me getting the job done.
This isn't going to happen, but if it did...sure I would.
Since I celebrate Hanukkah, I find no problem with this whatsoever.
The other side of the transaction may not be willing to skip Christmas.
Gee ... not spending time with family at the holidays ... let me think that over ....
I can spend a lot of time with family after the commission check is cashed
That would be rough because that would also mean missing my mother's birthday.
Yup. That commission could more than make up for everyone's temporary disappointment.
That would not be an issue for me because I already don't buy presents and I do not spend time with family ... where do I sign?
of course...Call anytime and let's do good business
I will cross that bridge when I come to it.
I'd negotiate a deal where I could do both.
Pay my commission up front, non-refundable, closing or no closing.
Not in this lifetime!
What client wants...client gets.