I have never seen anything like what I am going to ask: Do any of you keep toys in your offices? It seems like when people come to either look at homes or complete the paperwork they bring kids. We are finding it quite challenging both to keep our own minds on what we are doing as well as the attention of one or both parents.
We go over each clause of our contracts with our tenant/buyers, which means lease, option, park lease and park rules. We want to be absolutely sure that each person knows exactly what they are signng. (We have them initial the part that says their option deposit is non-refundable in the option section.) This takes a fair amount of time, but no one could truthfully say that we did not explain things to them.
It is tough to jump up from your desk because someone else’s child is tired or just needs attention. One child unrolled a good amount of toilet paper before his mother made him stop… one child wrote all over the chair his mother made him sit in…