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Re: Yacht Brokerage Law and Ethics
Yes, the listing agent has done something unethical:
She informed you that (according to her knowledge) your offer had no competition.
I think that is a violation of the loyalty she owes to her customer, the owner who had her list the boat.
How do you figure that? If, as far as she knew, there were no other people ready to put an offer on the boat, how is that unethical? What if you asked specifically? - should she say "that's need to know only" or something?
The only unethical person in this saga is the vendor - they undercut their broker.
I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.