Showing, A great feeling again!

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Real Estate Agent with Century 21 LeMac Realty

Showing, A great feeling again!  I have an appointment to show homes today after church!  Most people would not be thrilled to be called in to work on a Sunday.  I Love being busy.  My wife even says that I am grumpy when not busy.                   

This couple is fairly typical for my market in that they are coming to look at homes with very little time to do so.  They live and work in a different state, but know that they want a home here in the beautiful ozarks.  I work hard to make it as easy for them to look as I can.

I have done this for so long that it is second nature to me.  It actually makes it a little easier on me as well.  When buyers drive 500 miles to look at homes they usually want to see what I consider to be good buys rather than eveery home on the market.  If things change and they want to see a broader base, that is fine.  They are the ones on a very limited time budget.

Have a Great Day Today...I will!

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John Howard

Century 21 LeMac Realty

Mountain Home, Arkansas

870/404-3614

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Andrew Mooers
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Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker

Hope you have time for family and are not showing houses all Sunday afternoon.

Aug 08, 2010 08:47 AM #1
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Jane Heiss
Ayre/Rhinehart Realtors (Midland County, Bay County,Saginaw County, Mi.) - Midland, MI
Armitage Associate Broker, Homes in the Great Lake

I think it is our job as you know to show houses on weekends when people can come and see them.  We also have open houses in Midland Michigan on weekends and Wednesdays to help out the people.  I think it is part of our being a real estate agent.  

Aug 08, 2010 09:06 AM #2
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Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group
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Great spirit. . I wish you were my buyers agent, we have a ton of leads and you can show homes every single day. . my buyers agents are just swamped!

Aug 08, 2010 09:09 AM #3
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Dorie Dillard
Coldwell Banker United Realtors - Austin, TX
Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale

John,

Good luck and hope it pays off for you.

Aug 08, 2010 03:54 PM #4
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John Howard
Century 21 LeMac Realty - Mountain Home, AR
GRI, Mountain Home, Arkansas 870-404-3614

Andrew,  I make time for my family.  The market had been so unpredictable for the past year and a half that I am more than willing to show on Sundays.  Part of being a Realtor in this part of the country!

Jane,  It IS part of my business.  I would love to be able to make it work 9 to 5, but that is not a fact of Realtor Life.

Fernando,  It sounds like your market has turned the corner....fantastic to hear!  My market is better, but it is not back to where it was. 

Dorie,  Thank You,  I just got a call from them, we are writing an offer in the morning. 

I Love the freedom of our profession, the uncertainties are tough to take, but part of the business!

Aug 08, 2010 05:05 PM #5
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Judi K Barrett
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I guess you were busy this morning writing an offer for these good folks.  Working on your Sunday afterroon paid off.  :)

Hope their offer works out for everyone especially you.

Aug 09, 2010 10:25 PM #6
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John Howard
Century 21 LeMac Realty - Mountain Home, AR
GRI, Mountain Home, Arkansas 870-404-3614

Judi,  I Love showing and working....Still working on the paperwork, getting questions answered etc...  Thank You for stopping in!

Aug 10, 2010 09:30 AM #7
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Paula Stills
Keller Williams Market Pro Realty - Springdale, AR
Full time Real Estate, Ready when you are!

Thanks  John good post, I also showed property Saturday and Sunday it all about balance when it comes to life  God, family and work sounds like you have a handle on life.  It is our job.  Hope you find them a home.

 

Aug 24, 2010 08:19 AM #8
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John Howard
Century 21 LeMac Realty - Mountain Home, AR
GRI, Mountain Home, Arkansas 870-404-3614

Paula,  It is about balance...God first, Family, then Money!  I did get to write a contract that was eventually accepted for those folks.  We are still working on nuts and bolts...Have a Great Week!

Aug 24, 2010 09:25 AM #9
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Dana McGary
Crye-Leike Champion Real Estate Group, Searcy, Arkansas - Searcy, AR
Realtor - White County, Arkansas

Congrats on working a deal!  I also showed houses on Sunday afternoon, but it did not go so well.  You just never know.  I think I will have to start scheduling days off and only make an exceptions in cases like your out of town folks or when someone is very ready and serious. 

Sep 15, 2010 12:30 PM #10
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John Howard
Century 21 LeMac Realty - Mountain Home, AR
GRI, Mountain Home, Arkansas 870-404-3614

Dana,  It is always a deal where I reluctantly agree to schedule Sundays.  I don't do it for looky-loos, but, if they are past clients or feel really good about them, i will do so.  We deal with a lot of Out of Town folks here...but honestly, they are usually less demanding of weekend time than locals.

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