31 Reasons why some agents “MIGHT NOT” show you houses.

Posted: under Real Estate.

  1. 1. You aren’t approved.
  2. 2. You say approval is no biggie and that you’ll get approved once you find the house you like and once you get a contract on your home.
  3. 3. You refuse to get approved because you feel it is unnecessary and only your business.
  4. 4. You say you are paying with cash but refuse to provide proof of funds before being shown houses.
  5. 5. You are unemployed, broke, & admit to having poor credit.
  6. 6. You are demanding, rude and borderline hostile (bad mouthing listing agents and other Realtors) while talking.
  7. 7. You refuse to meet first.
  8. 8. You refuse to sign a buyers rep agreement for any reason.
  9. 9. You have a Realtor who is out of town and you don’t want to bother them.
  10. 10. You have a Realtor who is your friend and you’re getting half the commission and you don’t want to bother them TOO MUCH.
  11. 11. You are 6, 12, 24 or 86 months out from buying. “You’re just curious.”
  12. 12. You are in jail and stole access to a computer. (making sure you’re reading.)
  13. 13. You are a Realtor. YES, this happens.
  14. 14. You are an attorney who wishes to represent himself AND who wants to view properties all around town. This has happened, believe it!
  15. 15. You are looking to spend $10,000.00 on $100,000 homes or for homes that are priced .50 on the dollar. NO THANKS. And you want to submit 20 offers at once.
  16. 16. You believe the stars, energy fields, vibrations and colors of the cosmos will guide you through the buying process.
  17. 17. You are unrealistic in anyway fashion or form and refuse to take advice and suggest that Realtors are just key turners.
  18. 18. You expect agents to drop what they’re doing and show you any house withing a 1 hour window.
  19. 19. You expect agents to show you houses the same day you call.
  20. 20. You expect agents to show you houses in 3 or more parts of the city.
  21. 21. You call yourself a cash buyer, but your funds are overseas locked away in some investment account that might take weeks if not months to get.
  22. 22. You are hostile and rude.
  23. 23. You lie about having a Realtor.
  24. 24. You are a FRIEND or RELATIVE or ANYONE other than the actual buyer.
  25. 25. You want to go see homes at odd and ridiculous hours or during the rain.
  26. 26. As soon as we answer the phone you ask for 1/2 our check.
  27. 27. As soon as we answer the phone you ask for all of our check because you have a cheaper home to sell.
  28. 28. Your Realtor is on a cruise and doesn’t have a backup Realtor to help.
  29. 29. Your Realtor doesn’t have a supra key.
  30. 30. Your Realtor has a full time job elsewhere and can’t show me houses.
  31. 31. Your Realtor lives 80 miles away and wants the listing agent to show me the house.

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1 Comment

  1. Jennifer Says:

    Very informative piece! All too often, homebuyers struggle with getting realtors to show them certain properties, without understanding why. This post does a great job letting prospective buyers understand the real estate purchasing process.



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