Careful how you answer.
Careful talking in public spaces.
Many conversations are overheard in supermarket aisles, restaurants, elevators, and just about anywhere people gather.
Are you aware of who might be listening?
Think about what is said in public, on the phone, in a text, in an email, in a blog, or even in a comment.
Who is nearby and has access to what you say?
You could be on someone's speakerphone.
What if your message goes to an office or general voice mail?
What if your message goes to the wrong person?
Think about who's listening.
Think about who could listen or read your message.
How would you feel if ________ was listening?
You fill in that blank.
A few with access to your information might be:
The co-op agent
A relative, an ex, or friend of one of the parties
A competitive buyer or agent
The Real Estate Commission
The General Public
Don't say anything that you don't want everyone to hear.
You never know who might be listening.
How and where do you answer your phone?