The Home Buyers Poem

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Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Group

This little Poem should become every homebuyers mantra. As the amount of time left on the $8000 tax credit winds down there will be more and more Buyers flooding the market and competing for what little inventory is available.

So for all of you looking to take advantage of this market please make this your Golden rule to follow as your look at homes this summer.

The Home Buyers Poem

The house that you look at today

and

want to THINK about until tomorrow

will

be the house another BUYER looked at yesterday

and

made an OFFER on today !!

close

Re-Bloggged 5 times:

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  1. Bridget Cella 06/24/2009 10:48 AM
  2. Will Nesbitt 06/29/2009 06:55 AM
  3. Marie-Denise Kratsios 07/02/2009 12:34 PM
  4. Christine McInerney 07/08/2009 04:50 PM
  5. Jen Anderson 08/31/2009 08:11 PM
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Rainmaker
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Bridget Cella
e-Pro, Realtor
Re/Max Connection

Very true - reblogging now!

June 24, 2009 10:48 AM
Rainmaker
273,377
Irene Tron

So true!  At times, waiting may not be the best choice.

June 24, 2009 11:18 AM
Rainmaker
142,637
Kathleen Frawley
South County Sacramento, 916 730 4404
Keller Williams Sacramento CA 916 730-4404

Great poem and SO true! I have a client that has "thought about" and lost 3 houses...

June 24, 2009 02:04 PM
Rainmaker
250,433
Michael and Cheron Lange
Associate Broker, GRI
Solutions Real Estate

Well said!  That is exactly what we have been saying to our "fence" buyers!  Nice Job!

June 24, 2009 06:53 PM
Rainmaker
180,266
Laura Gray
RE/MAX Realty Group

Trey - I have found in life the simplier the better. It seems to me the more complicated things get the harder they are to keep track of or keep together.

Bridget - Wow , Thank You , I am very flattered

Irene - Waiting is only a choice if you are working with an investor.

Kathleen - OK I thought three was the charn ! What are they afraid of ?

Michael - Hopefully with the clock ticking on the tax credit deadline a few of your buyers will hop down off of the fence

 

As Always Thank You for Stopping By

June 25, 2009 10:42 AM
Rainer
118,127
Ginger Moore
Wilkinson & Associates Realty

great poem. mabe this will get some buyers off the fence. it is so true! 

June 27, 2009 03:52 PM
Rainer
35,436
Matt McLaughlin
The Pest Force

Hey Ginger, I just read another post that this poem reminded me of at:

http://activerain.com/blogsview/1132384/if-it-s-meant-to-be-the-house-will-still-be-there-

 

 

 

June 30, 2009 09:22 AM
Rainmaker
50,357
Jordan Chancey
Broker-Associate Manatee County FL Real Estate
Leslie Wells Realty Inc

I've been using.." If you sleep on it, you may not sleep in it!" 

July 01, 2009 04:38 PM
Rainmaker
70,488
Marie-Denise Kratsios
Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty

The Homebuyer's Poem is true for every buyer, in every price range, market and economy.  I always tell my buyers that if they love a home, chances are, someone else is loving it also.  The Homebuyer's Poem makes it simple and more concrete.  Thanks.

July 02, 2009 12:38 PM
Rainmaker
180,266
Laura Gray
RE/MAX Realty Group

Ginger - I hope so , their bums should be sore by now !

Matt - I am a carpe diem kinda of gal, every buyer should seize the day for themselves

Jordan - I luuuuuvv it , very simple and to the point

Marie-Denise - So glad that I could help you get the message through to your clients

 

As Always Thank You for Stopping By

July 02, 2009 01:55 PM
Rainmaker
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Christine McInerney
The McInerney Team, Knoxville TN Homes For Sale
The McInerney Team with Realty Executives Associates

Laura great little poem- I am going to reblog it as I want my Buyers to see it too!

July 08, 2009 04:50 PM
Rainmaker
206,854
Mary Strang
Real Estate

Laura, Great little poem as the clock is ticking away and that jackpot will expire after 12/1/2009

July 08, 2009 07:32 PM
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Laura, I loved it I have bookmarked placed in our library of files for clients could not be better stated.  Have a great week.

July 08, 2009 10:08 PM
Ambassador
716,652
Mike Jones
Mike Jones NMLS 223495
SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC (BK-0907366, NMLS 145171)

Carpe Diem Gal,

This is my favorite post today!

Mike in Tucson

July 09, 2009 06:52 PM
Anonymous #16
Anonymous
Anonymous

LOL, I can honestly say I have done exactly that...and I only waited 12 hours...We bought the one across the street so I was reminded every day...(I DID end up with a bigger, prettier home, but I still liked the floorplan of the other, better!).

August 07, 2009 09:25 AM
Rainmaker
180,266
Laura Gray
RE/MAX Realty Group

Christine & Jennifer - Feel free to spread the word , hopefully it helps your buyers move a little faster

Mary - So true , I can imagine the stampede next month

Lynn - Glad to be of help , I feel priveleged to be added to YOUR library.

Mike - Glad it perked up your day

Cheryl - At some point in our life we have all experienced the pangs of not moving fast enough

 

As Always Thank You for Stopping By

August 07, 2009 09:48 AM
Rainmaker
122,067
Jim Valentine
RE/MAX Realty Affiliates

That's a nice way to put it.  Things are moving faster than many customers think.  They need to take action if they like a home.  Thanks for the post and the many useful comments it generated.

August 09, 2009 09:08 AM
Rainmaker
136,925
Alexsandra Stewart
Broker - Portland Oregon Real Estate
Remax equity group

Very cute poem!  and very true.  I have a hunch some buyers are going to end up disappointed -- so I hope they pay attention to the time frames their realtors are reminding them of!

August 23, 2009 05:30 PM
Rainmaker
180,266
Laura Gray
RE/MAX Realty Group

Jim - Sometimes everyone needs a subtle reminder of how fast the market is due to the lack of viable inventory

 

Alexsandra - Only XX days until the $8000 Tax Credit Expires shpuld be on the top of all advertising and social network media to get thru to the buyers. !

 

As Always Thank You for Stopping By

September 03, 2009 06:49 AM
Rainmaker
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Joy Daniels
Joy Daniels Real Estate Group, Ltd.

:)  That is a great poem.  I realize you posted it years ago, but it is timeless.  :)

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