Yes, a real estate agent can refuse to show a property.
Meanwhile, the seller’s agent can turn down a request from a buyer, or their agent, to view a home, as well as turning down a request from the seller to show the property to a potential buyer.
Do I have to use the Realtor that showed me the house?
Agents do not work for free. You might ask, “Isn’t that the job—to show their listings?” Yes, an agent is obligated to show client’s homes, but if you are working with another agent, typically your agent will show you the home.
How does a realtor show your house?
Showing Homes to Real Estate Buyers Step-by-Step
- Make Sure You Planned Ahead for Showing Day.
- Know the Route and Don’t Look Lost.
- Have Yours and a Buyers’ Packet of all Pertinent Information.
- Knock and Announce Your Entry Loudly.
- Make Sure Your Lockbox Key Is Updated and Charged.
Can you trust your real estate agent?
A career means longevity and these agents will generally be more business-like and ethical than agents of old. That does not, however, necessarily mean you can trust your residential real estate agent. So, like any profession paid by commission, the agent has a strong incentive to see you close a deal.
Can a Realtor tell you what other offers are?
A: With your written permission, the Realtor should be able to tell each purchaser about the other offer. Your Realtor is to be obedient as long as it is within the scope of the law.