Scanning real estate blog posts on Active Rain you begin to see a theme surface about buyers an agent, broker, REALTOR represents who cause frustration for the guy or gal wearing the "R".The real estate buyer is frustrating the agent, the property purchaser is not getting it, does not understand and so on rant. And as you read the blog post like I just did for a California broker, I sense a how stupid the buyer of real estate is when it is not the broker's money that is being spent. Not that real estate broker making the payment. Or knowing the budget that needs to be stuck to, remembered.
Buying real estate is a very emotional experience and agents, brokers, REALTORS representing buyers of properties need to demonstrate more patience, appreciation for the buyer. It is not about how easy that real estate buyer could make the sale for the agent, broker, REALTOR. The mission, process dictates finding that real estate buyer a home, land, farm, waterfront, small business or whatever they intially call, email or stop in to let you know they want.
The heck with what you think the value is to the penny, your CMA or mental BPO if the real estate buyer says I don't feel the same way.
It is not a case of making them understand, they don't agree with you and don't just shut down, go along with the biggest purchase of their life decision making without listening to their own inner voice.
Less or no empathy and growing frustration with the agent, broker, REALTOR is not going to help drive the square peg in the round hole difference of opinion situation. Find another property listing for the buyer to consider that matches the buyer all the way around. Property wise, emotionally too.
The blog posts where the agent, real estate broker, REALTOR is irritated by both the buyer and seller in the process may signal the exit from the industry is looming near. Not everyone is cut out to wear the "R". And the unhappiness with the process of selling real estate means a change in careers is needed. Maine, big state, freakin' gorgeous four season out door recreational opportunities. Get here quick as you can.