How not to be an obnoxious buyer
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How not to be an obnoxious buyer

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By Teri Karush Rogers  |
January 25, 2011 - 7:32AM

BrickUnderground's post yesterday on how not to be a real estate agent prompted Michael DeRosa of Halstead Property to lobby for a sequel on How Not to Be an Obnoxious Buyer.   We asked him for some tips, and he obliged:

  • Don't waste the broker's time seeing the listing four times if you're not really interested in buying it. 
  • Don't lie about your qualifications - if you're serious about buying, we'll eventually find out. 
  • Don't make ridiculously low offers. If you're fishing for the bottom, you missed it. 
  • Don't tell me the market is much worse than we both know it is. 
  • Don't use up my time only to disappear without an explanation. 


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Teri Karush Rogers

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Founder and publisher Teri Karush Rogers launched Brick Underground in 2009. As a freelance journalist, she had previously covered New York City real estate for The New York Times. Teri has been featured as an expert on New York City residential real estate by The New York Times, New York Daily News, amNew York, NBC Nightly News, The Real Deal, Business Insider, the Huffington Post, and NY1 News, among others. Teri earned a BA in journalism and a law degree from New York University.

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