Senior Moment Member
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: West Vancouver B.C.
Thanked 112 Times in 107 Posts
Rep Power: 6
Re: Average number of months for a sailboat to sell
I suppose I can understand that. But then, it seems to me like it doesn't take too many like the above, where the seller ends up bad-mouthing the broker all over town, to make it not worth the occasional, eventual sale.
I guess what I'm thinking of is the real estate brokers office that I worked in a couple of summers, back when I was a kid. I know that he would refuse to list houses if the owner was not realistic about a price. Said it wasn't worth his time, and that it made him look bad if he carried a bunch of houses that never sold. I would think the same would apply to boat brokers, but maybe they don't think of it the same.
It's the same with boats. There is a local broker that will list boats with absurd prices and they sit. I have had people ask me if he ever sells anything, which he does but the sitters do create that impression.
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.