3 types of clients who simply aren’t worth your time

Vetting clients thoroughly will ensure that you have more time and energy for the people you truly enjoy working with
  • Some clients simply aren't worth the hassle. When you find yourself working with a difficult client, it might be in your best interest to end the professional relationship.

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Inman Connect San Francisco, Jul 16-20, 2018

If you’re not putting time and energy toward giving your clients an amazing experience they won’t soon forget, you’re not putting yourself in a position to grow your business down the road. Having said that, however, not all clients are worth going the extra mile for. In fact, some clients aren’t worth working with at all. Here are rundowns on three types of fixer-upper clients that aren't worth your time and suggestions on how to end professional relationships with clients amicably. The know-it-all With websites such as Zillow and realtor.com making property-related information easily available to the public, some clients really do think they know it all. For real estate agents, this can lead to serious problems and plenty of headaches. A know-it-all seller, for instance, could easily waste an agent’s time due to his or her inability to budge on pricing because of what the Zestimate says. Of course, with the right scripts and detailed market knowledge, a know-...