Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker (MOOERS REALTY)

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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Over-pricing tells much about the seller and how they think. The subject property may be available but not for sale is what over-pricing really says. Anyone who holds out for top dollar and advantages is a red flag in general

Sep 16, 2019 06:49 AM
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Peter den Boer
Atlanta Communities - Woodstock, GA
MBA,GRI, Associate Broker, Realtor

Yep. Walked away from one this year. Home owned by a good friend. He would not listen to reason.

Sep 16, 2019 05:54 AM
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Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Home and Condo Specialists

We walked away once and did not take the listing. The seller was so unrealistic about what she thought her house was worth, even though she redid her kitchen 30 years ago!

Sep 16, 2019 12:01 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

we never take dogs.... our listings are very sellable and priced right or at least within a reasonable range....we adjust once and it sells...

Sep 16, 2019 09:54 AM
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Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Your sentence structure is a bit wonky, but I believe I understand your underlying question and the answer is: I never "walk away", I fact, figure & comp them down to price reality or they choose not to hire me (due to their castle-syndrome). I never give up on the listing or the correct price-I just don't always get hired.

Sep 16, 2019 08:29 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Knowing when to walk away is good for the nerves and pocketbook.

Sep 16, 2019 07:24 AM
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Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

None this year

Sep 16, 2019 10:17 AM
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Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Prado Real Estate South - St. George, UT
So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR

A gentleman, very proud of the view of palm trees thought his little home was worth $50K more than one comparable that did not. I wish you well Mr. Seller!

Sep 16, 2019 08:01 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

0 for us

Sep 16, 2019 06:58 AM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

Not sure I understand what you are asking Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573 but YES I have turned down many over priced listings. I am always polite. If they don't understand the fact that comparable in their own neighborhood show their listing is unrealistically priced then I just did not need the listing. I've never been desperate for business.

Sep 16, 2019 05:55 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Andrew,

Cannot recall any.

Sep 16, 2019 07:16 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Not every call-to-action necessarily lives up to its intent.  For the caller or the one called.  

Sep 16, 2019 07:06 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

So far looking back I have not had any that didn't come around to my price. Did say Z was higher than me & all that. 

Sep 16, 2019 06:37 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

What kind of dog do I win?  Will it play well with mine?  Hopefully not a small yappy dog.

 

To your question, 0 this year.  Walked away from one last year (or maybe the year before).  Lots of issues with that one though.

Sep 16, 2019 11:06 AM
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Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931

Yes, walked away a few times past few years...

Sep 17, 2019 07:51 PM
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Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty

Yes, agree, Richie Alan Naggar 

Sep 17, 2019 06:38 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

What kind of dog do I get with that listing Andrew?

Sep 16, 2019 07:56 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

I usually have 2-3 each year. Sometimes I get them to agree to a quick reduction and then regret it! NO MORE!!

Sep 16, 2019 04:07 PM
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

This year I walked away from one listing opportunity. 

Sep 16, 2019 02:14 PM
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Absolutely! Plenty of times over 26 years. Unrealistic buyers and sellers are the "kiss of death" and lack of realism ultimately speaks to their motivation or lack thereof.

Sep 16, 2019 01:30 PM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Actually I am glad I am only with investments in real estate.

Sep 16, 2019 04:16 PM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Have walked from many over the years. Sometimes you just have to say no

Sep 16, 2019 04:00 PM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
RE/MAX Northwest. - Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!

Six taken, five sold so far. Turned 2 down for being over priced (1 last weekend) I had 1 year out of 20 where I didn't take listing. (Had 15 buyers)

Sep 17, 2019 03:45 PM
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Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

We have backed off a listing before. It was a couple years ago. The owner wanted whoever they hiired to agree that their house was worth well over $100,000 more than it was worth. We explained that there was no justification for anyone to pay their price & demonstrated that with sales data. When they did not accept that explanation we no longer disputed the value, we simply backed off. Another agent got the listing & put some incredible photographs of their house on MLS. It still expired as we knew it would. Egocentricity is a bad thing. 

Sep 17, 2019 06:25 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

I am seeing more sellers than ever want to price their homes higher than what has sold in their area. There was only 1 listing, where the guy wanted $100,000 more just because he did the work so it was a higher quality according to him. 

Sep 17, 2019 05:22 AM
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Greg Cremia
Shore Realty of the Outer Banks - Nags Head, NC

We have sold many an overpriced listing, after price reductions that brought the price down to where it needed to be.

Sep 17, 2019 04:58 AM
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Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!

I don't recall any...  Sound presentation of objective data usually speaks for itself to get us all within a range of a reasonable ask. 

Sep 17, 2019 04:20 AM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Our market has shifted, so think I would walk away from an over-priced listing now.

Oct 03, 2019 05:17 PM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

If the house seems salable and the seller is reasonable, we will take the listing. No surprise there.

If one on of those qualifiers is missing, who knows?

Sep 20, 2019 07:43 PM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

If I think I can not sell it because they want to much I will walk away from it.

Sep 18, 2019 07:42 AM