real estate agentIn reality, not all partnerships between a real estate agent and a buyer or seller last and achieve success. Sometimes, it just does not work primarily because the buyer or seller feels that their needs are not met or they have different points of view with their realtor. When they see the first signs of a collapsing partnership, which unfortunately happens after both parties have invested time and effort into the transaction, they decide to end the partnership and move on to find another realtor to work with.

Sadly, saying goodbye to someone who has been patient and committed to you and your needs is not easy to do. This is especially true if you have been working with the agent for some time now and it is only after several months – and after several failed transactions – that you realize you need another real estate agent in Myrtle Beach. To help you gently break this sad news to your real estate agent, here are some tips that you might want to follow, whether you’re buying or selling a home.

Calling it Quits With Your Real Estate Agent

If you are a buyer

A legal contract between realty professionals and a buyer is not common. Basically, a buyer and an agent do a handshake agreement. This makes saying goodbye to the agent should you find his services lacking and unsatisfactory legally easy. Here are some tips to make this even easier.

• Start slowly. Have a one-on-one talk with the realty agent. If you feel that things are not really working out and you have decided to end your partnership with the agent, the best way to do this is through a one-on-one talk.

• Provide constructive feedback. When talking with the agent, discuss what has not been working right. Talk about the things that you find lacking and insufficient. Allow the agent to explain their actions and decisions.

real estate agent• Give the agent a second chance. Sometimes, when you come out clean to your agent and have told them what is lacking in your partnership, they are willing to change and improve. If you see signs that they want to continue with the partnership, give them a chance to improve and fix your partnership. Be sure, however, to have a deadline for the agent so you can effectively assess whether or not there has been an improvement.

• Be sure you are not already working with another agent before you end your partnership with your first agent. This is insulting and disrespectful to the first agent. You can consider looking for another agent, even setting up the first interview. But you should not begin working with a new agent.

If you are a seller

What makes the relationship of Myrtle Beach real estate agents with sellers different from their relationship with buyers is the legal contract that binds the seller with the agent. This listing contract often has a term on how long the relationship between seller and agent will last. And throughout the whole period of this term, the seller is not allowed to work or even consider working with another agent or realty company.

The first thing you need to do when you feel that the partnership with the agent is not working is to talk to the agent. Discuss the current state of your partnership. Be honest in describing your feelings toward his services. Most often, the agent will try to improve his performance until the end of the working term. Other times, however, the agent will agree to let you go. This is especially true when the agent also sees that the partnership is not going anywhere and needs to be terminated.

Avoid having to be in an awkward situation where you have to call it quits with your agent by finding the most efficient and most suitable agent to work with.

Call Full Potential Real Estate for a Myrtle Beach Real Estate Agent that will go above and beyond to help you buy or sell a home.

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