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Rainmaker
1,698,248
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

Well, you know there are certain types that you know they are not going to be happy with anything. I never ask those types ANY questions because I don't want to hear it. So my answer is possibly.

Apr 28, 2017 03:13 PM
Rainmaker
869,541
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

Couple from SoCal fell in love with a house, short sale took 6 months to close. They could not wait to move in. When they did, although the husband loved it, the wife (who had just retired) hated the difference in lifestyle here and was really unhappy. We put the house back on the market. The wife went back to work, took a position in Hawaii and didn't come back until it was time to sign the papers. Then the husband was really unhappy. LOL

Apr 28, 2017 01:19 PM
Rainmaker
1,839,020
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

Not exactly @Karen Jones Lewis but I had a client who did regret her purchase because of the financial position it put her in. She was unhappy with that situation but loved the house enough to stay many years.

Apr 28, 2017 06:23 PM
Rainmaker
709,204
Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR
West USA Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Phoenix Scottsdale. Sellers, Buyers & Relocations

No.... but that would be pretty crappy sad (sorry I can't find any better adjective for it...)

Oh, wait a minute! Does a year later count? Because of the asxxxole neighbors?

Apr 28, 2017 05:16 PM
Ambassador
1,800,983
Alan May
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty - Evanston, IL
A moving experience!

No, I have not.  I might just as well shoot myself in the foot.

Apr 28, 2017 02:37 PM
Rainmaker
808,597
Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Not that I can remember! -Kasey

Apr 28, 2017 10:18 PM
Rainmaker
1,168,359
Margaret Goss
Baird & Warner Real Estate - Winnetka, IL
Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate

Thankfully no!  But I can see how it would happen - particularly in a hot market where they felt they had to buy or miss out completely.

Apr 28, 2017 04:34 PM
Rainmaker
1,727,290
Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

I have not experienced that...

Apr 28, 2017 03:04 PM
Rainmaker
1,707,347
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Never.

Apr 28, 2017 02:58 PM
Rainmaker
3,877,151
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

No, maybe they hated it they just never said anything to me.

Apr 28, 2017 12:43 PM
Rainmaker
1,674,428
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Did you ask them why?  I'd say that is very rare unless there have been some unexpected problems.  Perhaps disclosure issues?

Apr 28, 2017 12:27 PM
Rainmaker
1,792,930
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

No, that has not happened to me (yet) and I hope it doesn't!

Apr 29, 2017 03:20 AM
Ambassador
4,312,167
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Karen Jones Lewis, MBA, Realtor - trying to recollect and do not think I remember any such client!

Apr 28, 2017 10:03 PM
Rainmaker
1,178,079
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

No, but I had one decide after 3 years he didn't like the hood and I sold him a new one. I'm pretty careful about vetting out where my clients buy.

Apr 28, 2017 08:37 PM
Rainmaker
4,135,900
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Thank goodness...No.

Apr 28, 2017 06:42 PM
Rainmaker
806,837
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

No, not in those words, but I had people complain about something not working (there was no representation that it did) and they chose not to do an inspection.

Apr 28, 2017 06:29 PM
Rainmaker
3,297,674
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

YES and she did a little work and put it back up for sale. She netted a profit and happily found a new home she did love

Apr 28, 2017 05:06 PM
Rainmaker
5,371,906
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

No

Apr 28, 2017 02:10 PM
Rainmaker
641,990
Abby Stiller
REMAX Realty Group - Cape Coral, FL
Professional Bilingual Realtor (239) 284-8637

No yet.

Apr 28, 2017 01:48 PM
Ambassador
3,986,518
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I have had them say they wished they hadn't bought it but that took a day or too to surface.

Apr 28, 2017 01:12 PM
Rainmaker
1,624,472
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Sandy has one right now and the buyer immediately re-listed the home with her.

May 01, 2017 06:41 AM
Ambassador
5,219,046
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Well this sounds like an opportunity, get it listed right away.

 

Apr 29, 2017 09:17 PM
Rainmaker
3,961,251
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Not that I can recall.    

Apr 29, 2017 03:47 AM
Rainmaker
3,841,575
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Yes, it happens, they do not know till after they move in.

 

Apr 28, 2017 06:25 PM
Rainmaker
290,569
Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

No, I have not, and that would be a surprise Karen Jones Lewis, MBA, Realtor!  I've had clients who were ready to sell in 1 or 2 years though, because the house turned out to be too small. 

Apr 28, 2017 03:35 PM
Rainmaker
4,433,483
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

No.

Apr 28, 2017 01:51 PM
Ambassador
2,546,675
Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

 Not yet!

Apr 28, 2017 12:06 PM
Rainmaker
1,445,227
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Karen Jones Lewis, MBA, Realtor Never!

Apr 28, 2017 11:53 AM
Ambassador
4,093,103
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

I've had one who hated the neighbors but, not the house!

May 02, 2017 08:47 PM
Rainmaker
4,739,984
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Not both of them, it did happen once where the husband talked the wife into the home, and she said she never did like it.

May 01, 2017 11:37 AM
Rainmaker
4,024,990
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Yes and relisted it for sale! Happy wife, happy life is what I heard!

Apr 29, 2017 08:08 AM
Ambassador
3,002,424
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Six months after they moved ... the loved the house but hated the area due to lack of good medical.  I listed the home and sold them another. 

Apr 29, 2017 07:50 AM
Ambassador
4,495,522
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Nothing quite that dramatic, but there have been some gripes along the way, and unpleasant surprises that make the purchase less than 100% joyful!

Apr 29, 2017 07:38 AM
Rainmaker
598,034
Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

Yes! A husband/wife and they fought at the closing table. The wife said she didn't want the house and nearly stopped the closing three times. The husband convinced her to buy it but it was back on the market six months later.

Apr 29, 2017 07:00 AM
Rainmaker
907,123
Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

Nope - never had the misfortune of this experience - my customers are always happy!

Apr 29, 2017 06:52 AM
Ambassador
1,616,204
Harry F. D'Elia III
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

a couple times

Apr 29, 2017 06:26 AM
Rainmaker
4,799,356
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I have seen it with another agents' client.

Apr 29, 2017 05:31 AM
Rainmaker
869,411
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

"I hate the house!"

Yes, I have heard that.

I listened well. Invested time.

By the time they were ready to sell, the issue identified had nothing to do with the house. It was resistance to conformity. When another outlet for expression was found, the issue disappeared and they now celebrate their good fortune of living a very remarkable location.

Apr 29, 2017 05:27 AM
Rainmaker
3,911,989
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

I have not. I work very hard with my buyers to make sure they are buying the right home for them at that point in their lives.

Apr 29, 2017 04:58 AM
Rainmaker
6,375,229
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

No.

Apr 29, 2017 04:34 AM
Rainmaker
3,069,684
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Not so far...

Apr 29, 2017 04:14 AM
Rainer
501,892
Noel Mayer
Upper Montclair Weichert Realtors - Montclair, NJ
YOU WILL BE RIGHT AT HOME WITH NOEL

No, 

Apr 29, 2017 03:11 AM
Rainmaker
1,510,463
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Hating is a strong word, but often clients need to compromise, since they have <this> budget for <THIS> wants. Usually, they just focus on making more money and move into a better neighborhood, bigger size, better views, etc. But you need to start somewhere and it is rarely 100% perfect house, but people can make it a perfect home but remodeling, accessorizing, bringing love and laughter in it. 

Apr 28, 2017 10:18 PM
Rainmaker
3,985,813
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I have not, but that is why I don't push for a sale

Apr 28, 2017 08:39 PM
Rainmaker
2,611,670
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

How could hate pass through all the phases unnoticed until after c.o.e.?

Apr 28, 2017 01:10 PM
Rainmaker
1,362,378
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Some people are never happy.  I hope you offered to sell the house for them.  :)

Apr 29, 2017 05:36 PM