How to Handle Commercial Real Estate Brokers Who Don’t Cooperate on Their Listings
When you’ve been in our industry for awhile, you become aware of brokerage companies that refuse to cooperate on their listings with outside brokers. This, in my opinion, is a huge disservice to the owners they represent, and I’m certain that most, if not all of the time they’re not telling their owners about their intention to do this before the owner signs the listing.
If this ever became known to the Department of Real Estate serving their own individual state, there’s a good chance that fines, sanctions, suspensions, and/or license revocations would be involved, as one would be hard pressed to argue that their company was truly serving their clients’ own best interests by focusing on keeping 100% of the entire commission in house.
Keeping this in mind, here is a 2-3 minute video I’ve recorded showing you how to handle this situation with an owner whenever you’re going up against one of these brokerage companies for a listing. Whenever you execute this procedure I’m telling you to do correctly, you’ll eliminate the other brokerage company from ever getting the listing.