I was going around as I normally do talking to the agents in the office seeing how their business is going, and what is working and what is not. I come across one of my agents, and she says I have to tell you this funny story. You will not believe this story.
"I received a referral from another agent. So I spoke to them several times, and they were looking in and around the $600,000 range. They preferred something on the water. They were a young couple and were dating for about 6 months, and also were recently engaged. I made nice with them and showed them several homes over the course of 4 days. The woman told me that she was a doctor and that she was pregnant with twins. She also told me that she was doing some kind of stem cell research and planned on paying cash for the property as she has a trust account with $300,000 in the account for doing the research. The boyfriend told me that they were going to make an offer on this house, but would like to speak to the attorneys before putting it down on paper. They were going to fly out to New York and get back to me. A few days and go bye, and low and behold the husband calls me and says are you sitting down? I am kind of baffled, but proceed to answer yes. He explains Apparently, the person that I have been dating, and plan on marrying has lied to me about everything.
- She is not pregnant.
- She is not a doctor or a surgeon.
- She is not part of a stem cell research project.
- She does not have any money.
I have been duped he explains, and I am so very sorry for wasting your time. He even spoke to the girlfriends family, and they explained that she is a pathological liar and she has done this before."
I am not sure who I should be more sorry for the guy that had to endure that craziness for 6 months or my agent who wasted her time for 4 days. Crazy times make for Crazy People.
I hope you may have laughed about this story. I know I did. Thank you Claudette.
Vice President/Managing Broker