Crazzzeeeee!!! They are as bad to work FOR as to work WITH!
I just got off the phone w/a negotiator in the Phoenix offices. She was very helpful with my last B of A short sale, and I sent her a Starbux card as thanks, after the closing.
We were talking this morning, and she informed me that B of A opens their mail, and confiscates gift cards!!! Then at the end of the year, there is a drawing and they are handed out to whomever!! And we all know that NOT EVERYONE AT B OF A DESERVES ANYTHING other than a lump of coal.
So, if you've got a gift card to send, don't send it to the B of A addy, get a home address if you can!
I wonder what they'd do with balloons or flowers!
I don't know if they expect them, per se, but the two who helped me deserved it. They weren't even my negotiators, and they stopped the sale--each one time, equaling twice--and the short sale closed! I could see if NO ONE rec'd their gift,never handing any out.....maybe some RESPA violation? But to pool them and hand them out?! My assigned negotiator sure didn't deserve any thank-yous, so just was another almost funny, outrageous anecdote from B of A.
Wendy Rulnick said:
Kylee - I have never sent a gift card. I agree with Bryant below. It seems that some of these negotiators expect these?
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