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Foreclosure in 92028 : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Jul 17, 2011
Pam Moss answered:
I know what you mean regarding the actions of the aforementioned listing agent. It is unfortunate that there are a few questionable apples in the basket but most agents work ethically and hard on behalf of their clients. If your agent believes that unfair practices took place perhaps it would be appropriate to bring it to the attention of the professional standards committee at the board to determine if in fact an unethical act took place ... more
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Fri Jul 1, 2011
John Arendsen answered:
It's easy for us to play Monday morning quarterback while sitting on the sidelines and judging. I feel that if Pam and/or her client was/is passionate about a certain property and have made a play for it and feel as though there's some level of deceit or betrayal on behalf of a listing agent/broker that they have every right to probe.

Many of you are absolutely correct. There's a lot of this going on today. There are several instances when it's just a good time to say NEXT and move on. A short sale falls out, you're the losing bidder at an auction, the home doesn't appraise, you couldn't qualify, etc.

But having said that I take principle very seriously. When it comes to a RE professional's ethics and responsibility to his profession that's where I draw the line. If we as professionals don't hold our contemporaries accountable who will?

I think Pam has every right to address this forum on this matter. Isn't that in part what this venue is really all about? Asking sincere questions and hoping for some educated and well thought out answers? Instead of feeling like you're being blown off? Pam if it were me in your same situation I'd take this to the wall.
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