Many readers have written to me asking for gift suggestions. They don't want to come across as ungrateful, especially if their agents have worked their tails off or sprinted that extra yard. But clients also want to appear thoughtful and give a gift that will be appreciated. So, what do you do?
Because it's not as though the agent hasn't earned a tidy little sum known as a commission for bringing the transaction to a successful close, which means the agent can buy herself or himself almost anything he or she desires. Moreover, a common concern among some home sellers and buyers is does the REALTOR® even deserve a closing gift? Some don't. Realize that closing gifts from a client are never expected, and you're under no obligation to deliver a gift.
But let's say your REALTOR® does deserve a gift, a small token of your appreciation and gratitude. What kind of gift should you send? Here is a list of the top 10 REALTOR® closing gifts -- but pay special attention to the number one closing gift because it carries tons more weight than anything else you could give . . . read more about REALTOR® closing gifts.
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At the time of writing, Elizabeth Weintraub, DRE # 00697006, is a Broker-Associate at Lyon Real Estate in Sacramento, California.Technorati tag: realtor closing gifts