I read an article this morning that espoused the opinion that feedback regarding a home for sale is an outdated practice. Although the frequency of usable feedback these days could lend a bit of credence to the position I am still not ready to accept the demise of feedback.
When I show homes for sale in Rockledge, Viera and the surrounding Brevard County areas I provide feedback when asked as a professional courtesy. If the listing agent is interested (professional) enough to ask then I want them to know why the listing was not “the one.”
Of course, there are multiple reasons a listing does not make the cut. It could be something as benign as the real estate agent not having a clear enough picture of client “wants” or the clients not having a clear enough picture of their own wants, or the condition of the property or any of another thousand reasons!
As for my listings I always ask for and sometimes receive it. When I do receive it, I pass it along.
The two truths I believe about feedback: