Two Truths and A Lie: Guess which one is the Lie?! This week's featured member - Yvette Chisholm

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Yvette Chisholm

Welcome to Ralph's Weekly Feature: Two Truths and a Lie: Guess Which One Is The Lie?

Each week, I'm going to feature one Active Rain Member, with their photo, and what they are going to do is tell you 2 Truths about them and 1 Lie.

The object of the game is to guess which of the 3 bits of trivia about them is a lie!

I will post the answer in that same blog at the end of the week on Fridays so you can all find out!

It's a great way to get to know your fellow Active Rain members and staff.

This week, we will be featuring: Yvette Chisholm

Yvette is a Licensed Associate Broker in Maryland, Washington D.C., and Virginia. Her certifications include CRS, GRI, ABR, e-PRO, SRES, CNHS. She is a top producing, tough negotiator who likes to win!

OK, Here goes:

My client's offer was picked over 10 other offers - because the sellers said they had the confidence that I would get their house to settlement (my clients offer wasn't the highest price).

I showed more than 40 homes in ONE day.

 

A friend, very knowledgeable about cars, bought a 4runner and thought is would of course be 4-wheel drive, I, the novice, had to tell him that not all 4runners are 4-wheel drive.

 

OK, gang. Tell me which one is the lie!

Remember, for those members who guess the most amount of correct lies at the end of the month, you will be awarded 1,500 Bonus Points! If there is a tie, each member who ties will be awarded 1,000 Bonus Points!

(Also, for those of you who would like to be featured, let me know, send me your 2 Truths And a Lie without telling me which is the lie and I will put you on the list - remember! make them good ones!)

 

 

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Rainmaker
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Teral McDowell
Keller Williams Central - Plano, TX
Texas Realtor, Dallas and Collin County

Nunber 1

Nov 12, 2010 06:00 PM #57
Rainmaker
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Juli Vosmik
Dominion Real Estate Partners, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ - Scottsdale, AZ
Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739

Okay, so it's Friday - what'd I win?  LOL

Nov 12, 2010 08:19 PM #58
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Susan Haughton
Long & Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545 - Alexandria, VA
Cheerfully Helping You Buy or Sell in Alexandria

Knock, knock...hello?  Did I miss the answer???  (Waiting breathlessly...)

Nov 12, 2010 11:50 PM #59
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Liz Wallace
Century 21 Sherlock Homes - Rockville Centre, NY
Broker C21 Sherlock Homes, Rockville Centre, LI, N

And the answer is behind door #?.  It's Saturday morning and Yvette is sleeping in. 

Nov 13, 2010 09:21 AM #60
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Ralph Gorgoglione
John Aaroe Group - Los Angeles, CA
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I just called Yvette.  She is out of town and didn't realize she was featured this week.

She said she would log in later today and reveal the answer.

Nov 13, 2010 10:10 AM #61
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William James Walton Sr.
WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Briotti Group - Waterbury, CT
Greater Waterbury Real Estate

Oh, man!!!!Now we play the waiting game....

Nov 13, 2010 12:35 PM #62
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Yvette Chisholm
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. - Rockville, MD
Associate Broker - Rockville, MD 301-758-9500

Hello everyone!  Sorry I was out of touch, my beloved Rhodesian Ridgeback Spenser passed away unexpectedly very recently, and then I went out of town to New York City for a party for a family member.  Okay, so here it is....

#1 is true, and I loved that house and the people who bought it.  It was a great moment and I was really surprised that they picked us.  They are great friends and I love to win!

#2 I actually showed more than 40 homes (and they were single families in one day to two different clients).   We ate while in the car and we were litterally running through houses, the first appointment started at 8 a.m. and the second immediately following it was a starker exchange and they had to make a decision.  We looked at homes until almost 10 p.m. that day.  It was exhausting, yes they both bought a house.  I came up with a distinguishing feature for each house so we could remember them and rated them.  We narrowed down to three, my partner showed her husband the next day and they bought one.

#3 I hear of this sometimes and think it is amusing - so that is the LIE

SO....to be clear #3 is the Lie.

Thanks everyone for your comments, when I get back I will visit with you all!  Have a great time.  Thanks for calling Ralph.

Nov 13, 2010 05:31 PM #63
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William James Walton Sr.
WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Briotti Group - Waterbury, CT
Greater Waterbury Real Estate

Yes!!!! I'm good this month so far. Two out of two. Let's keep 'em coming!

Nov 13, 2010 11:07 PM #64
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Kathleen Daniels
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Oh my goodness … this feature may be eligible for some sort of record … 40 houses … she is Wonder Woman disguised as a Realtor! Yvette - I'm sorry for the loss of your beloved pet.

Nov 13, 2010 11:09 PM #65
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Sonja Patterson
RE/MAX Realty Center - Cypress, TX
Texas Monthly 5-Star Realtor Recipient for the Hou

Ralph, what a fun idea!! :)  OK..I see I'm too late for the voting...but looking forward to the next go-round!

Nov 13, 2010 11:15 PM #66
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Dawn A Fabiszak
Keller Williams Real Estate ( Denver metro area, Colorado - Aurora, CO
The Dawn of a New Real Estate Experience!

Bummer, I am 0 for two.  Maybe I can get to 2 for 4?!  Maybe......

Nov 14, 2010 03:13 AM #67
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Denise Gentile
Coldwell Banker Associated Brokers Realty - Menifee, CA
REALTOR , Riverside County

Ouch!  I would have got this one right if I didn't forget to cast my vote in time.  Don't feel bad Dawn, I am right there with you. 

Nov 14, 2010 08:22 AM #68
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Liz Wallace
Century 21 Sherlock Homes - Rockville Centre, NY
Broker C21 Sherlock Homes, Rockville Centre, LI, N

William has two?  I think he may have cheated.

Nov 14, 2010 11:07 AM #69
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Tammy Lankford
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
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Yeah... I knew she looked like she could show 40 houses.

 

Nov 14, 2010 01:29 PM #70
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David Stevens
Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty, Victoria BC Canada - Victoria, BC
Royal LePage Coast Capital Realty

Missed the blog this week :(  and ... I would have said #3  :) :)

Nov 14, 2010 03:45 PM #71
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Donna Foerster
Cherry Creek Properties, LLC - Parker, CO
Metro Denver Real Estate Agent

Woot woot!  I am 2 for 2.  I love this challenge! 

Nov 14, 2010 08:11 PM #72
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Praful Thakkar
Keller Williams Realty - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

and like Donna and William - I am also 2 for 2...good beginning for me as I participate in this contest for the first time....

Nov 15, 2010 12:23 AM #73
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Sally Weatherley
EXIT STAGE RIGHT - Vancouver, BC
Vancouver Home Staging, Home Stager Vancouver, B.C

Oh wow, I'm crashing and burning this month - 0 for 2! 

Nov 15, 2010 02:13 PM #74
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Karen Fiddler, Broker/Realtor
HOM Sotheby's Intl Realty, 949-510-2395 - Laguna Beach, CA
Laguna Beach & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395

Drat.....back to my old ways, I think some of the problem is not reading slowly enough. Onward and upward.

Nov 15, 2010 08:40 PM #75
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Lanre Folayan
Keller Williams Capital Properties-Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell a home in Washington DC - Washington, DC
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I guess #3. So what do I get Ralph? Off to play this weeks Two truth and a lie with Don Wixom. Thanks for doing this. Learned something about one of my Active Rain Peeps today. Great post.

Nov 15, 2010 09:59 PM #76
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