Selling the Dream: A Podcast for Resort & 2nd Home Real Estate Agents

Selling the Dream: A Podcast for Resort & 2nd Home Real Estate Agents

Ep. 198: Don’t be a Jerk

July 21, 2020

Have you ever worked with someone who wasn’t the best at their job?

Maybe it’s the other agent you’re working with, or the seller of the house you’re showing to buyers.

It’s tempting to throw them under the bus when things aren’t going as planned … but don’t!

Instead of throwing people under the bus, be proactive and be kind!

Speaking negatively about anyone else never works out for you, even if they are frustrating you!

If you’re not saying encouraging words about the others that you are working with, it’s not going to bode well for your business.

Make a point to always speak positively about others involved in the transaction, even if they are making it tough! You’re going to find that it pays off in the end!

This week on the Tip Tuesday episode of the Selling the Dream podcast, I’m here to challenge you to not be a jerk!

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Highlights of this episode:

  • As we’re working with clients, there will be some people who make it tough!

  • Maybe the seller isn’t budging on the price, or someone isn’t communicating with you!

  • Don’t throw them under the bus! Always speak positively about all of the parties you’re working with, even when they are frustrating you!

  • It’s easy to throw others under the bus, but you never know what they have going on! They may just be trying to represent their client’s best interests!

  • It will not make you look good to say bad things about others!

  • This is a small world: we all know each other!

  • When you negotiate, do it professionally and don’t take it personally.

  • Join our 2nd Home Agents Facebook group and create connections! (link below)

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