QUESTION: Rltr John, I am a Broker. My Salesperson created a friction with the relative of the owners of the Developer. As a result, she can no longer work well with the Developer. Should I terminate her license for a cause?
ANSWER: Salespersons are somewhat jointly supervised by the Broker and the Developer. People are social beings, meaning, it is inevitable that we interact with other human beings. It happens all the time that Salespersons would run into conflict or even romantic intimacy with someone in the Developer side specially if there is a personality mismatch or match between the Salesperson and whoever she works directly in the company of the Developer. There is no need to terminate her license. Do not do unto others what you don't want others to do to you. Instead, PROTECT her means of livelihood and help her to finally get out of that conflict zone. All you need to do is transfer her to another Developer. It is a big world out there and there are a lot of Developers out there who would take her -- all you need to do is write a letter to the current developer to terminate her accreditation (without prejudice to commissions that may be due to her on hold-over clause) and then write an endorsement letter to the new developer where you want her to transfer to. Understand also that Developers don't like fall-outs of their sales force, so try your best to assign a replacement Salesperson.
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