A real estate agent recently received a firm response after soliciting a homeowner’s business, to the effect of: “I am not selling. Please don’t call me again.” How should she have responded? Respect the homeowner’s wishes and move on, most agents agree. But there are a number of ways to sign off tactfully, perhaps even while sowing seeds for future business.
- Parting ways with humor, thank-you letters or a mention of buyer clients can create opportunities or lighten the mood.