- Report: #946701
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Complaint Review: Matthew Battiata Real Estate
Matthew Battiata Real Estate445 Marine View Avenue, Suite 390 Del Mar, California United States of America
Matthew Battiata Real Estate Matt Battiata Unethical, Morally-Bankrupt Broker Del Mar, California
*Consumer Comment: Stay Clear of this Guy
It is not my intention to get clients from posting this report. Just to help people!
What Matthew does with his business is considered to be a major violation of our National Association of Realtors' Code of Ethics. He has created a structure with his business to where he lists a property, and only reviews and accepts offers that come from his Buyers. He never has anyone answer calls coming in from outside Agents, or replies to our e-mails when we submit offers on behalf of our Buyers. It has come to the point where none of us will even show his listings!
Below is from a Facebook conversation of many of us (Realtors/Brokers) here in the San Diego area today:
Tim: does anyone know the secret to getting an offer accepted by battiata?
Tori: Yeah don't show the listing.
Joda: hand deliver to the office! good luck!
Wendy: Hahahaha!!!! Totally impossible! I refuse to waste my time showing his listings!
Cathy: I would move right along to the next one if I were you...
Vincent: LOL!, maybe you have to work there
Adam: yah work for him
Adam: email it the property owner
Darlynn: That's funny, sorry but it is !
Wendy: By the way, he is hiring on craigslist today...RUN DON'T WALK!
Sandra: Good luck with that!! I cannot stand that guy.
Susan: haha....lol....haha...lol...I wont put it in print but call me!
Brad: Great biz model for him and his team, but outside realtors and their buyers have better odds in Vegas.
Meyers: We have same problem with handful of agents in Las Vegas. I think they give priority to in house offers first and well maybe even those than come in last minute. There are three There are three teams in Las Vegas I will avoid at all costs. Unless my clients find that listing and ask me about it. I do not include their properties in my searches anymore.....wonder how they will do when the reo inventory runs dry (well on its way here!)
Sandra: He is all about what benefits himself. I don't like saying anything bad about other people, but I cannot hold it in when it comes to an unethical, morally-bankrupt Broker.
Andrea: Lol...that's funny, you don't and we will never show his listings either. Waste of time!
Armando: Be patient. Someday sooner than you think, short sales will be a thing of the past. Some days you own the bat, other days you take the beating. Soon the shoe will be on the other foot.
Tori: I wish his clients could read this post!
Sandra: What goes around, comes around! We are a group of people that at some point do business with each other, or meet. It's important for us to be professional and work together in a positive manner. I do not get why people like Matthew think they own the market and treat other Realtors/Brokers like they do not exist.
Sandra: @Tori...you read my mind!
Tori: Google reviews about him surprised he gets any listings.
Sandra: Maybe we should do our own review of him for the public to read!
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 09/25/2012 09:05 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Matthew-Battiata-Real-Estate/Del-Mar-California-92014/Matthew-Battiata-Real-Estate-Matt-Battiata-Unethical-Morally-Bankrupt-Broker-Del-Mar-Cal-946701. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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