Well, that wasn’t the results I was expecting!

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Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Realty

On Friday evening I wrote a post, “Why and how I think the $8,000 tax credit could be better spent. This post came about because of a footer that I was putting on a post that I put up tonight called, “Beaverton First Time Home Buyers can realize a $8,000 tax credit if they buy before December 1, 2009

Now, when I wrote that, I certainly didn’t expect to get it featured. It was just my opinion that I wanted to put as a footer… that turned into a post of all its own by the time I was down with it.

But, here is what happened on Saturday that I didn’t expect from that article. I got many comments from agents saying how they loved the “1st time home buyer credit” as it was getting people off the fence and buying. I wasn’t getting this from my buyers, I wasn’t sure why, but I wasn’t.

Then I posted that article last night and “BAM!” I got thirteen leads in one day for first time home buyers because of that post. Thirteen off an idea that was saying it was a bad idea and that I thought it should change.

Now, I specialize in first time home buyers, and first time buyer properties, but I guess I wasn’t telling them enough about the $8,000 tax credit, because it was like I opened the flood gates once I mentioned that I thought it should go away.

So, sometimes, even when you write something for one reason, it can benefit you in others. So if you have an idea for a post, even if you don’t think it is intended for the public, post it and you may see some amazing results from it as well.
 



Todd Clark - Broker / Sales Coach
Palazzo Realty Group
Phone: (503)524-9494
Fax: (503)622-8739



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Keller Williams Realty
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Bettina - No, I guess you don't!

Jeannette - I still dislike that phrase... I like being calculated and knowing what is about to happen.

April 13, 2009 06:37 AM
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Norma - Yes, we are very different over here... I'm not sure if that is a good thing or not yet... Jury is still out.

Christine - I wouldn't, that is just asking for trouble.

April 13, 2009 06:38 AM
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Bruce - Ok, that sounds better than "Expect the Unexpected" I don't why because it means the same thing!

Winston - Good, can't wait to see how many leads you get from them.

April 13, 2009 06:38 AM
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Mark - I didn't think that article did that, but who am I argue with those results.

Mike - Thanks and thanks for the platform that help me get them!

April 13, 2009 06:39 AM
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Roland - That was just that first day, I think it was 8 the next day.

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