Pay it Forward....with a Clean Sweep for a Short Sale

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Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams 414-525-0563

 Cleaning   We have short sale sellers who are working all the hours they can just to support their families. Food and utilities come before mortgage payments that are now financially out of reach.  The word hardship does not begin to describe some of the situations we see with short sale sellers. We had one family where both parents were working every hour they could and there was not the time to thoroughly clean every corner of the house....and not the money to pay someone to do it.  We knew the house would show better....and as importantly, having the house cleaned would make the Sellers feel better...so we surprised them with having a professional cleaning service give the house a cleansing that it had not had for some time.
    Helping the house look the best it could...helped us of course...but the great feeling it gave the Sellers to come to the faint smell of furniture polish, a centerpiece on the table and the nooks and crannies dusted and cleaned was sooo worth the little time it took to make the phone call to arrange it.
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  Pay it forward all you can to the people most in need....it will do your heart good....and the recipient will feel good all over at the time they need it most.

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Sally K. & David L. Hanson, ABR, CDPE, CSS, e-Pro,ILHM, REDS

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Rainmaker
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Dan Edward Phillips
Dan Edward Phillips, Humboldt and Del Norte Counties, CA - Eureka, CA
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Good Morning Sally and David, a great way to assist clients who need it and will appreciate it.  You will be rewarded for your efforts.

Jun 27, 2011 08:31 AM #1
Rainmaker
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Sally K. & David L. Hanson
Keller Williams 414-525-0563 - Brookfield, WI
WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS

Our reward is often tearful....ours and theirs....

Jun 27, 2011 08:39 AM #2
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Ridhi Raheja
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Sally and David, it is not only paying forward which it most certainly is but it is investing in your business. You just got yourself clients for life.

Jun 27, 2011 09:00 AM #3
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Margie Kopp Sorrell
Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty and Lake Country - Greensboro, GA
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Sally & David- this is an incredible pay it forward to someone who obviously needs it. House cleaning can be so daunting when you are short on time and I'm sure they were greatly, greatly appreciative!

Jun 27, 2011 08:01 PM #4
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