Recently went on a listing appointment and loved both the house and the sellers.
My criteria for taking on a new client is honesty, integrity and follow through.
This was my kind of unique home and I would have been proud to represent this couple.
In my research, I asked about their former agent who sold them the house. They were upfront and told me they had a meeting lined up. I told them if I had sold them the house, I would have wanted the opportunity to work with them again.
They followed through by calling me after that meeting.
Yes.. you guessed it. I did not get the listing. They said it was a hard decision, but they felt the need to be loyal to their earlier agent.
Their choice impressed me.
As much as I wanted to represent this house and this seller...I have a great deal of respect for their decision. I wished them the best for a quick sale and smooth settlement so they can move forward with their plans and locate near the grandchildren.
You don't win them all and it's Okay!