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What to do????

What to do? So ill start by telling you tthat Im a realtor. I was working to find a home for someone that I used to work with. Were not really "friends" but we get along good.

Anyways, I get a call today from the salesman at a new condo complex which I took the client to see 2 weeks ago with his response being that its too expensive.

So the salesman who took care of us 2 weeks ago called me and says "guess what, your client, is here looking again, with another realtor"

Now this I dont get, yes I get a cut if he bought from there cause I signed the registration with him, but why would he bring another realtor to the same place? Maybe I can understand if he was shopping around with another realtor, though he should have told me, but why go back to the same place I froze my *** off to show him 2 weeks ago with someone else?

So now im kinda ****ed, and I kinda say who cares.
Since I am new to real estate this has never happened to me....what to do? - by mario60185
It's very possible that they changed their minds and/or the other Realtor suggested the same development. I wouldn't sweat that too much.

The fact that they are with another Realtor is where I would focus my attention. By discovering their motives/reasons behind this action you might learn something that can help you in the future. - by AZBroker
Even if the other realtor suggested it why would they go again if they told me it was out of the question? Thats what Im trying to figure out.

Im sure many buyers use multiple agents, as the one who finds the right house is the one to get paid.

Just kinda ****ty that I did all this work for him and he goes to the same place again, and probably cut me out of my commission.

Im very new to this, havent even done my first transaction yet. So Im not sure what to think. - by mario60185

Just kinda ****ty that I did all this work for him and he goes to the same place again, and probably cut me out of my commission.

Im very new to this, havent even done my first transaction yet. So Im not sure what to think.
Mario, don't think ANYTHING. Just keep plugging away. Try to learn from each experience--if you can--but the biggest thing to learn is that sales is a numbers game. We don't count the numbers that don't buy--only those that DO. You cannot get the ones that will bring you financial reward until you've got a bunch of those other idiots crossed off your list.

Hang in there! I can't tell you the hours I have spent learning what NOT to do, but I have big list and all those things that didn't work (so far) are all getting crossed off.

There will be more, but you can't jump to the end of the story--each chapter builds on the previous--whether a failure or success--and all ultimately take you to where you want to be.

Where you are right now is where the ones who can't cut it jump off. Your choice. - by RainMaker
Even if the other realtor suggested it why would they go again if they told me it was out of the question? Thats what Im trying to figure out.
It might have been out of the question "then" but something changed.

Im sure many buyers use multiple agents, as the one who finds the right house is the one to get paid.
Only those who use agents that don't use a "Buyer Broker Agreement". ;)

Just kinda ****ty that I did all this work for him and he goes to the same place again, and probably cut me out of my commission.

Im very new to this, havent even done my first transaction yet. So Im not sure what to think.
This type of thing happens in the profession of sales. Luckily, in real estate we have the "Buyer Broker Agreement" to protect your time and resources. I bet a lot of other industries wish they had the same recourse. ;) - by AZBroker
Thank you both for your help. Im thinking maybe I will call him and try to get an agreement signed. Just for the hell of it.

And Rainmaker...your completely right. Thanks for the insight. - by mario60185
Thank you both for your help. Im thinking maybe I will call him and try to get an agreement signed. Just for the hell of it.

And Rainmaker...your completely right. Thanks for the insight.
Mario, just be honest with him and ask him what is going on.

It's possible another agent just happened to be at the right place at the right time and it was an impulse shop--it's possible he doesn't understand how real estate commissions work--it's possible he didn't like something you said, did, or didn't do--it's possible he's a total son-of-gun and couldn't care less about you and your time. Have a "heart to heart" and make him feel comfortable being frank with you. You may walk away with a loyal buyer. You may walk away happy that he is one less person wasting your time. But you will definitely walk away better off.

Go get 'em! - by RainMaker
The most important function of a real estate agent is how they deal with their clients,