Be sure you have your information factually correct and leave emotion and speculation out of it. When you make such claims you're jepardizing someone's reputation and career.
It is unfortunate that the public would feel that way about a Realtor. Sorry for your trouble
Windows just celebrated their 8th anniversary - Neither the Manufacturer nor I consider 8 yr old windows "new"
Both HVAC units are 14 yrs old! no warranty ..no service contract -
Closing in three days - My recourse is what.?
What first pops to my attention is a property listed at $374,900 and sells for $455,100. Now it is predictable and expected that a Bank of America appriasal will be off by that amount, but to price a property that far off suggests other dynamics are in play that have not been disclosed.
Some really sly buyers will attempt to sneak a escalor clause into a pruchase agreement meaning you will lose regardless of your offer. When folks don't understand the complexities of this business they are always prone to crying foul rather than asking their agent, "What will make my offer most competive? What questions need to be asked?"
You are right in one assumption, there is a growing realization that "Firt Look' sales options hold far greater benefits to seller, buyer and agent that provide the ease and convienence many sellers prefer. Those trolling aggregate real estate websites, with their guestimates and zestimates, will find themselves more often in your situation, the good stuff will be out of their reach. All they can home to experience is chasing vapors of the homes they wanted.
By the way, you have no way or no right to know what negotiatons took place after the prevailing offer was accepted. As you know, buyers often renegotiate the price when the appraisal results come in and/or when the inspection report is completed or when the terms and condition merit a new agreement. You would be wise to wait for the sale data to appear in the tax or public records before you continue your march of retribution.
Yes, you can report the agent to the local board of realtors or the state licensing board, but with the information your provided, and the voids in your argument, your protest will amount to an annoyance and inconvienence. The truth is, the right question was not asked, therefore the player with the advantage won. What was the 'right' question to ask that would have prepared you properly?
Regardless, I am not sure what data source you're using, but before you go saying an agent has done something incorrectly, I recommend you make sure you're right. If you're looking at the listing on Trulia and the price history, that pulls from the tax records, which real estate agents do not control. You should contact your locality and report the error if you know it to be wrong, and skip the part where you complain publicly like online or to a REALTOR board, etc and end up with egg on your face.