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Anatomy Of A 400 Day Listing

A troubling wind is blowing and the destruction it leads too if left unchecked could lead to a serious black eye for our industry. Most everyone knows that it is our (REALTOR) code of ethics that separates us from other licensees.

It is these code of ethics that establishes our conduct, standards of performance and customer care. And, it is our Code of Ethics on which we lean when we seek to rehabilitate an agent who fails to live up to those standards. 
Consumers on both sides of the transaction can be hurt. So with that I will (if you will indulge me) lay out for you the Anatomy Of A 400 Day Listing.

Keep the listing out of the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) with the intent of securing the buyer        yourself. Historically it has been the "Best Practices" of  the National Association of REALTORS(R) (NAR), and of most MLS service providers that a listing be put in the MLS within the first 24-48 hours of a listing contract being executed. Failure to do so could result in fi…