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Old 10-05-2011, 14:25   #61
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I feel for the brokers trying to sell shodily prepared boats that they do not own. It is up to the owners to see to the boats condition and not up to the broker to clean and tidy up the boats they are selling on behalf of the [B
owners. [/B]Are you suggesting that the brokers should spend their days or money cleaning boats.
Nope... just asking them to take their hands off their 'Testicles' and try playing with a keyboard instead...
I've been around boats long enough to see a diamond through the $hit...

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Re: Buying a Boat - Lack of Response

A good broker will do his or her best to convince the owner to prepare the boat for sale (i.e. clean it up) and list at a reasonable price. If the owner refuses, a good broker won't spend alot of time trying to perfume the pig. The good broker will move on, saying, "here's another listing that might interest you."

After the boat remains unsold for 2-3 years the owner may wise up. If not, the executor of the owner's estate will have the unenviable task of disposing of a nearly worthless hulk.
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