Caution! A loopy party at closing could be trouble later

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A friend of mine mentioned a couple of weeks ago that a shareholder has an accepted offer for a larger unit in his building.

The obese elderly seller was then in the hospital, in all likelihood terminally ill.  Until her most recent hospitalization, she required home care and, when alone, made inappropriate requests of my friend, who lives down the hall.

His account reminded me of a situation years ago, when I had a listing in Washington, D.C.  The seller also was a women, and she was about as close to bonkers as anyone else who ought to be institutionalized or at least heavily medicated.

Had I tuned into her psyche sooner, Continue reading