Complaining is such a harsh word. I prefer “advocating for a better future”.
I had a completely different blog subject in mind for today when I opened up my laptop at 9am. As I was waiting for the blog program to open, I jumped on the Southwest Florida MLS to see if there were any new Naples real estate listings in my home turf at the Bayfront Condos on 3rd Ave S. Bam! Along with the 3 bedroom 2.5 bath for $1,400,000 that has been loitering on the market for over 250 days (yikes), another gem has dropped as of December 13th. This new Naples real estate listing is a 2 bedroom 2 bath for $1,050,000. At 278 sqft smaller than the $1.4 million unit (the one that has gone through at least 2 different agents since April) this new listing differs in that it has carpet in the bedrooms, tile floors throughout and a very useful island in the kitchen.
What pulled me away from writing whatever it was I was going to write about, was the photos on this new listing. With all the splendor and beauty that resonates from the Bayfront community, what agent in their right mind would think that a cell phone could capture that magic? Whether it was actually a cell phone that was used or not, the photos are not up to par. Not even close. C’mon, man! This is Bayfront, Naples! This is a MILLION dollars we are talking about.
The moral of the story is that our clients deserve our best efforts. Every. Single. Time. 110%. Always try to impress and to over deliver. This is a service business for those who like to serve. What low quality photos say to me is that an agent doesn’t value their role, which is to put our clients interest ahead of our own. I can promise you that when you see my Naples real estate listings on the market, I’ll go out of my way to make sure they have the best photos, best pitch, tailored marketing and that my clients received the white glove service they deserve. It is the least I can do.
To get your home listed with Bayfront’s Real Estate agent, give me a jingle.