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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
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Yes and then there are agents who send Offers and don't give me a heads-up!

I've had agents who work for brokerages that are not white-listed and they go to my junk folder. So, I have to search my junk mail daily for their unexpected Offers! If I know to expect them, it makes my life much easier!

May 22, 2018 10:17 PM
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Bob Crane
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It happens, some agents get too excited by verbal promises, I dont think too much about it until I see the offer.

May 22, 2018 10:43 PM
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Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400
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We have all had this  happen and we have learned NOT to let the seller know until offer is in hand! 

May 22, 2018 10:22 PM
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Kat Palmiotti
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Yes, this happens. I don't count any offer as a given until it's been received.

May 23, 2018 03:43 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
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Several times  a year.

The quandary is whether to notify the seller as is common practice in the area. This brings the talk back to fundamental real estate truth, "If it is not in writing its not real."

May 23, 2018 04:03 AM
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
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We had a listing go on the market on Thursday. We knew it would be a hot property. A buyer's agent contacted John nearly every day to get updates, yet still hadn't shown her buyer. She seemed to just want to avoid showing it and writing an offer altogether. Then Monday morning she was anxious, contacting me when she couldn't reach John to find out the status of offers and when he was meeting the sellers to respond. By then there were 7 offers and still, she hadn't shown it. -Kasey

May 22, 2018 10:45 PM
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Joyce Marsh
Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Daytona Beach, FL
Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Coast & Luxury

I totally agree with Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland 

May 23, 2018 06:03 PM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
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Hardly ever. I find most people don't participate in this activity. 

May 23, 2018 04:24 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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It happens, but not often.

May 23, 2018 04:20 AM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
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Hopefully not today !

May 23, 2018 03:53 AM
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Jay McHugh
SendOutCards-Appreciation Marketing Expert - Acton, MA
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Yeah, frustrating ... often amateurs that may be excited or professionals testing out the waters.....either way poor statement to our industry.....yet I don't chase and make notes for further discussion if we come across this agent .....  

May 23, 2018 03:19 AM
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James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
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Not very often, in the last year I can't recall it ever happening

May 23, 2018 02:58 AM
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Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
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Yes a few times but the best ones are that just send an offer no discussion no caring what might work to put the deal together:))Endre

May 22, 2018 11:32 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
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I have not had that happen is several years

May 23, 2018 07:44 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

This is expected. Do not count on offers until you have them in hand.

May 23, 2018 05:28 AM
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Dave Halpern
Keller Williams Realty Louisville East (502) 664-7827 - Louisville, KY
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Rarely

May 23, 2018 04:04 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
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It happens.  Sadly, but thankfully not too often.  Did happen to me a couple months ago.

May 23, 2018 01:15 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
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I do not pay attention to such warnings.

May 23, 2018 12:57 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
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Praful,

We have been fortunate to work with people who did what they said they were going to do.  I particularly like Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland assesment on this.  A

May 23, 2018 12:19 PM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
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Happens from time to time. As far as I know, no one has eaten a worm 

May 23, 2018 08:05 AM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
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My rule: call first, send, confirm.

May 23, 2018 07:37 AM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
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Talk is cheap! Offers in hand are what counts.

May 23, 2018 07:34 AM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
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   Now and then... usually an agent who hasn't actually written the offer yet. 

May 23, 2018 07:04 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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Get the message but never receive it? Hmmmmm... 

May 23, 2018 06:59 AM
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Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
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Sure does! There's so many variables when it comes to this & many Agents want to get the ball rolling on their offer so they call 1st. 

May 23, 2018 05:50 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
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Just happened this week, deadline for offers on a new listings, 2 different agents calling saying offers on the way and nothing ever comes. 

May 23, 2018 05:05 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

On occasion.

May 23, 2018 05:02 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
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Every once in a while it does happen!

May 23, 2018 04:57 AM
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Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent
BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE SIGNATURE SERVICE - Mississauga, ON
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This doesn't happen a lot here, as there are certain protocols that are followed. You must register an offer with the listing brokerage in writing before it can deemed it an offer.  Anything verbal is not an offer.

May 23, 2018 04:51 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
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Not much but it has happened.

Jun 21, 2018 07:23 PM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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Can not understand why they do that, had it happen twice last week.

 

May 28, 2018 04:15 PM
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Evelyn M Epperson
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OMG this has happened quite a bit to me the last 6 months.  I had one agent last week email me the pre-approval letter and stated she would email the contract in a couple of hours.  Never got the contract and contacted the agent the next day but the buyer had changed their mind.

May 27, 2018 04:25 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Communication is key, and sometimes it is lacking! 

May 26, 2018 08:43 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
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Must say this has not happened to me yet!

May 24, 2018 01:32 PM
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Jon K. Judd
Keller Williams Realty - Central Delaware - Dover, DE
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The agent may "feel" they have an offer, however;  I don't have an offer until it's in my hands.

May 24, 2018 09:06 AM
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Merv Edinger & Associates
Remax Nova - Halifax, NS

I typically follow up if I haven't received it. When sending an offer I ask the agent to acknowledge receipt. Otherwise, you are not doing your clients service. 

May 24, 2018 03:23 AM
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William Feela
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I have seen this several times.

May 23, 2018 07:42 PM
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Tony Lewis
Summit Real Estate Group - Valencia, CA
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Not very often, maybe once in 22 years.  I check spam regularly.

May 23, 2018 07:08 PM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
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Usually only once. Then of course I hold my breath, cross my fingers and wait patiently for what never happens.

May 23, 2018 07:04 PM
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Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
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I dom't want to hear it, show me!

May 23, 2018 10:42 AM
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Sybil Campbell
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I learned years ago never to believ I was getting an offer on a listing until I had it in writing.

May 23, 2018 07:54 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
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It's been rare over the last few years. I get more offers from agents without advance notice it's been sent.

May 23, 2018 07:37 AM
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Barbara Todaro
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no...never..... does the agent really have an offer....

May 23, 2018 07:22 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
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Lips and heart must line-up....

May 23, 2018 07:11 AM
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Gita Bantwal
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Yes,

May 23, 2018 06:05 AM
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Lesley Wilson-VanGoethem
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At least once on every listing!

May 23, 2018 05:48 AM