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Francesca Pa…,  in Monmouth Cty NJ

AGENTS/BUYERS/SELLERS: there is justice . . . try not to be unethical, it may come back to haunt you!

Asked by Francesca Patrizio, Monmouth Cty NJ Tue Nov 27, 2007

Today I was successful at proving my case against a seller who did me seriously wrong. I am unable to get into details because there is a gag order in place.

While I was waiting for to see the mediator, to my surpirse another case was being discussed regarding "who was entitled to the listing fees" involving a large, reputable real estate company.

I write this post only to advise those who are thinking about cutting out your realtor or agents who feel that pursuing a matter is not worth the time . . . it certainly is worth something. Chaching!

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How about lets not be unethical verus just trying not to be unethical! Is it really that hard to do the right thing?

Congratulations on sticking up for yourself and what is right!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Nov 27, 2007
My point here Ian, is that if one is taken to court you have two options (1) mediate the matter to a settlement or (2) incur ooodles of attorneys fees to get before a Judge to make your point.

It cost my seller an extra $2,500 to take this to court instead of settling. I had so much documentation the sller's his head was spinning.

And, I might add, that I was gracious with my agreement . . . I certainly could have walked out with much more than I did.
3 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Nov 27, 2007
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2 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Nov 27, 2007
Good for you Francesca! You go girl!
1 vote Thank Flag Link Tue Nov 27, 2007
Good going, Ian. You fail to see my point and give me a thumbs down . . . to think I just gave u a thumbs up and recogition in a response . . . how I dislike this thumbs up, thumbs down system.
1 vote Thank Flag Link Tue Nov 27, 2007
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