William's Blog...with a smile!


Did you know I am also human?

Real Estate Professionals are a breed of our own.

We wear many many hats in our quest to meet our and your goals.

But, that doesn't mean you can abuse us.

WE are not perfect.  That is part of the reason we call ourselves  Practicing Real Estate Professionals.

Just like atty's have a Law Practice or a Doctor Practices Medicine.

WE sometimes make mistakes.   We are big enough to handle you pointing out our mistakes.

WE actually appreciate you questioning what we are doing at times.

We do not corner the market on ideas so we will listen to yours, although we may or may not use them.

When something goes wrong or just not quite right, what we don't need is someone Screaming at us with foul language and threats.  WE work hard for you and when we see an issue or you show us an issue we will work HARD for you...but you need to treat us like you would like to be treated.

Remember...You catch more bees with pretty flowers.


Comment balloon 14 commentsWilliam Feela • March 11 2016 10:28PM


Keep cool even you are being insulted or blamed.

Keep it professional and we come out ahead.

It is just a job.

Posted by Sam Shueh, mba, cdpe, reopro, pe ( (408) 425-1601) almost 5 years ago

Now if you are an Airborne Ranger that happens to be a Realtor...we are above all that, does not phase us... we just tell you to where to go i.e: where the sun does not shine and find your self another punching bag.....RLTW! Endre

Posted by Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices) almost 5 years ago

Yes well put.  Its okay to fire a client.

Posted by Fathom Realty Group Inc., Get Paid what your WORTH! (Fathom Realty Group Inc) almost 5 years ago

William, I like the way you presented this important message. Well said!

Posted by Sharon Parisi, Dallas Homes (United Real Estate Dallas ) almost 5 years ago

Good morning William.  We all have had or will have those clients who are emotional.  As long as they are venting and not attacking you personally, either verbal or otherwise, I just let them vent.  No one has verbally been abusive to me.  If they should it wouldn't last long, not long at all. 

Posted by James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results (Fathom Realty) almost 5 years ago

Good morning William,

We do try hard.

Using multisyllable words will confuse them sometimes!

Make yourself an astonishing day.

Posted by Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester (Howard Hanna Real Estate Services) almost 5 years ago

Hi William.  We are human but we don't get to show our true feeling because we are professionals.

Posted by Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor (Re/Max Professional Associates) almost 5 years ago

I think you have just said what a lot of us agents would like to have

Posted by Vern Eaton, Realtor 651-674-7449 almost 5 years ago

Good morning, William Feela we are all human and it's human nature to only be able to "bite down on that tongue" to a certain degree....

Posted by Barbara Todaro, Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team (RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired ) almost 5 years ago

Very nice post my friend!  I really enjoy when my efforts are appreciated, as it seems that the majority of people take our hard work for granted.

Posted by Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ (Vacasa) almost 5 years ago

Good morning William. No one is perfect and each of us wants only courtesy and respect.

Posted by Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133 (Referral Group Incorporated) almost 5 years ago

William Feela Well put in your post. Unfortunately, I am afraid when there is an issue, it is human nature to follow find blame with others first before looking in mirror.'

Posted by Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI, Presence, Persistence & Perseverance (HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc.) almost 5 years ago

William, I hope this was not inspired by a recent (or yet another) bad experience!

Posted by Olga Simoncelli, CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management (Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate) almost 5 years ago

Great post Bill, I think we all have to remind people of this fact from time to time.

Posted by Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671 (Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities) almost 5 years ago