Courtesy is not a hallmark of interactions among brokers in Manhattan and elsewhere.
Of course, many brokers treat others as they themselves like to be treated. However, too many reflect their poor upbringing, self-importance, ignorance of acceptable behavior or some combination of those flaws.
When I left a voicemail early last Sunday on the cell phone of a broker regarding an active listing in which my client had an interest, I had every reason to expect a response within a couple of hours. (Actually, a matter of minutes would be appropriate, but I supposed (more…)