Diane. Agent. 732 859 2376
Let me start by offering my apologies. As a Realtor I too find it apalling to have to hear these types of stories . . . things like this should not happen, but unfortunately they do . . . as it makes me as the listing agent just as upset as my client.
Yes, you have every right to be present during showings. However, I do agree with your Realtor that it is not the best option for a timely sale for the reasons I am sure he/she has already discussed.
Before deciding to be present at every showing, I would ask you to weigh the overall number of showings against the # of bad experiences and then decide if the good outweigh the bad.
Iâ€™d also ask your agent to communicate your bad experiences to the agents showing next so that they understand the importance of keeping a tight ship on their clients. AND have him/her place in the listing â€œDO NOT USE THE TOILETSâ€.
Stay strong, selling a home is never easy.
Realtors reading this should take note, when showing property we are in essence invading their personal space and we should always be particularly aware of the trust that's being extended to us and our buyers and should respect this.
Also don't limit your showings because you are not available.
another option lower your price so you might sell sooner.
Ask your Realtor if there is anything else you can do to sell you home sooner.
I like Debbie's Advice too
I never tell my sellers they must leave the home when it is bering shown......
What I do tell them is.........make yourself invisible, and whatever you do....do NOT follow the agent around when the house is being shown.....and..... speak only when spoken to!