In my experience, there are very few transactions that someone does NOT have at least a mini breakdown, a minor tantrum, crying spells or more severe reactions.
We, as professionals, need to understand and recognize the situation and stay calm through these outbreaks.
When you couple moving with an illness, a divorce, a death, a job loss, a move to senior housing, a move out of state, you are also adding
When first meeting with clients, I do talk about the emotional effects of putting their home on the market.
When one of these episodes do happen, I ask they call me or
at least remember these words:
''Take a deep breath, take a few steps back and say... Margaret Rome warned us this would happen."
Making people aware of what may happen can help soften the emotional reaction.
Of course my former nursing background has certainly come in handy in these situations.
What emotional outbreaks have you seen when buying or selling a home?