'I couldn't find my boa constrictor': Clients say the darndest things

  • Buyers and sellers have blindsided agents with comments involving boa constrictors, spiritual cleansing and rebellious offspring, among other things.

Gloria Commiso, a Hermosa Beach, California-based Realtor, was about to kick off an open house when she received an alarming call from the home’s owner. “I couldn’t find my boa constrictor,” the client said. As far as Commiso was concerned, that was grounds for canceling the event.