June 14th, 2012 Categories: Real Estate News
Why I need to know everything to sell your property in Northern Virginia may be a bit of hyperbole but an incident today was just another reminder that the devil is in the details.
I’m working with a great young couple (+ new baby) to sell their condominium., We’ve already found their new place and that contract is set and ready to go. The listing for their existing place will go live on Monday but I already have an agent who wants to show it tomorrow.
Fine! What more could we ask for except – keys! Yes, keys. Especially a key for the main door of their building.
Turns out this is not a key that can be copied and the management office cannot provide another key until next week.
As many times as we talked about keys and lock boxes and when and how agents could show the property, the key to the building was never mentioned. Should I have anticipated this? Of course. Should my clients have mentioned it and then gotten copies made? Of course.
We’ve worked out some temporary measures and nobody will be inconvenienced but it’s a great example of why I need to know everything to sell your property in Northern Virginia!
Real Estate with Integrity