Agent to agent: Tread carefully when dealing with 'divorce homes'

Extra patience and sensitivity are required when divorce is impacting a home sale
  • Divorces are an unfortunate reality in life and real estate, and each one presents unique challenges and opportunities to the agents involved.
  • Both the selling and buying agents need to be extremely patient in these cases, and work together to overcome the emotional and psychological issues of their clients.
  • The selling agent of a “divorce home” should be upfront with their colleague on the situation at hand, while the buying agent should advise their clients to be reasonable with their offers.

Divorces are extremely difficult for everyone involved. In addition to the emotional and psychological pain of a failed marriage, many divorced or divorcing couples often must face the challenges of selling a home, which can be a very tricky situation for even the most experienced agent