Christine, stuff happens.
I've come to accept that buyers are like a swarm of bees, they are hard to manage.
I've come to realize many agents REFUSE to manage their buyers. (Dear agent, this is a looking trip to see if the house meets the physical requirements. IT is NOT an inspection. 30 minutes is MORE than enough. Tell your buyer, then manage your schedule. After all, you are the one who MADE the schedule.)
I've accepted that I must advise those agent who are on my list that I MUST BE CALLED WHEN THEY ARE 30 MINUTES AWAY...otherwise access denied.
Those NOT ON THE LIST will receive a call from me 30 minutes before the appointment to verify they are on schedule.
This is the mechanism I have relied upon to manage my time, maintain the integrity of other professionals, and protect the home owner.
The greatest disrespect we can show another is by wasting their irreplaceable time. If you waste the time of others YOU ARE A DISRESPECTFUL PERSON. Be cautious when working with those who are disrespectful.
Best of success,
Annette Lawrence, Broker/Associate
Remax Realtec Group
Palm Harbor, FL