Leigh Brown: Crazy Shit In Real Estate Podcast

Podcast: Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate TM

Crazy Shit In Real Estate

Summary:

Greeted by a man in his boxers,a woman in bed,and the smell of marijuana in the air is not a great way to make an impression at a house viewing.It’s actually a great reason for prospective clients to pass on a house. Aurora Guiragossian discusses two unsettling real estate stories that express just how little control realtors can have on their day-to-day job.In this episode, Leigh welcomes Aurora Guiragossian, a realtor for Heller Coley Reed of Long & Foster Real Estate in the DC, Metro Area.

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Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 00:40 – Leigh introduces Aurora
  • 01:28 – Aurora is from downtown,Maryland
  • 03:05 – Aurora has 2 crazy stories
  • 03:08 – Years ago,Aurora showed a house to a couple
  • 03:22 – A deal is not always a deal because there can always be a catch
  • 03:31 – The property was only walking distance from the metro station
  • 03:40 – When Aurora got there,the listing agent told them it’s okay to have the showing
  • 03:45 – A man in his boxers opened the door and let them in
  • 04:00 – The place looked like a college,fraternity house
  • 04:40 – The property was occupied by a renter
  • 05:00 – Aurora opened a bedroom door and there was a woman on the bed,staring at them
  • 05:20 – Aurora went to another room and there was a bong with a smell of marijuana
  • 06:15 – Aurora’s client passed on the house and chose another house,instead
  • 06:54 – Aurora’s next story was a bit scary for her
  • 07:00 – Aurora was listing a friend’s house for rent
  • 07:39 – Aurora had 2 separate clients that wanted to see the house
  • 07:50 – Aurora brings a weapon for self-defense when she needs to go alone
  • 08:29 – One couple comes through to meet Aurora and see the place
  • 08:39 – Another group comes through the house,but a person who was a neighbor was hanging around
  • 08:46 – This neighbor said he sent the couple to Aurora because they were lost
  • 08:50 – This neighbor started following Aurora as she was closing up the house-he was on her heels and talking fast and Aurora began to feel alarmed
  • 09:10 – The neighbor asked for a commission for sending Aurora the couple
  • 09:36 – Aurora now is holding her keys in one hand and mace in the other hand as the person kept on following her
  • 10:10 – The person tried to knock on Aurora’s car window and was pushing her to pay $10,but she drove off
  • 10:46 – Aurora didn’t pay the person any fees
  • 10:58 – Aurora contacted her friend and told her about the neighbor who asked for a commission
  • 11:35 – Unfortunately,realtors can’t control the neighbors
  • 12:20 – Leigh shares an important note from Aurora’s experiences
  • 12:33 – For homeowners,it’s not the realtor’s fault if your house won’t sell because of the current tenants
  • 12:51 – All realtors should carry something to defend themselves
  • 13:27 – “Any realtors who are defending themselves is a wonderful thing”
  • 13:40 – Aurora is taking shooting lessons soon
  • 14:20 – Aurora’s goal
  • 14:30 – Leigh shares about the realtors who carry their CRs
  • 15:20 – Reach Aurora by phone at 301-379-6645, Twitter and Instagram
  • 15:43 – Find Aurora on their team’s website and by email
  • 17:02 – Tweet Leigh Brown for your very own crazy story in real estate

3 Key Points

  1. It’s not a realtor’s fault that a house won’t sell because of its current tenants.
  2. Realtors should always carry something or know how to defend themselves.
  3. Having a strange neighbor is an uncontrollable event for a realtor,but homeowners should always provide a warning.

Credits

Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate Episode 54: Aurora Guiragossian

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March 31, 2017

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