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    • Zarajm76
    • By Zarajm76 12th Apr 18, 9:36 AM
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    Told value if other offers ??
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    • 12th Apr 18, 9:36 AM
    Told value if other offers ?? 12th Apr 18 at 9:36 AM
    We put an offer in on a property and the agent told us the amount of two higher offers ? I found this unusual and am not sure if itís a bluff ??
    Any experience / advice . We havenít been reflected yet as they are making decisions in a few days ??
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    • ReadingTim
    • By ReadingTim 13th Apr 18, 11:47 AM
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    Perhaps my earlier post was poorly thought out. EAs should be effective enough negotiators to achieve a result their clients are happy with, without the need for illegal tactics such as inventing fictitious buyers and phantom offers.
    Originally posted by Surrey_EA
    EA invent fictitious buyers and phantom offers - no.

    EA intimate that there could be other buyers and offers, letting the potential buyer put 2 and 2 together to make 5, thus inventing said buyers and offers for themselves, then EA fail to correct that false assumption - absolutely.

    Or is that simply an effective negotiation tactic?!?
    • Penguin2017
    • By Penguin2017 13th Apr 18, 6:55 PM
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    Surely Real Estate agents do not lie !
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