Pay it Forward...House-sitting While Carpets are Cleaned!!

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Pay it Forward...House Sitting While Carpets are Cleaned.

Today I met White Knight Steamer at the townhouse of a soon to be new listing.  The seller has already moved and needed to get carpets cleaned before I list her townhouse.  I met Danny at 1pm and he finished around 4pm.

I took paperwork with me to keep me busy plus it was a great time to make some calls.

With the carpet cleaned I now need to get the cleaning service in and then it should be ready to be placed on the market.

Judith Parker, CRS, GRI

Keller Williams

www.CharlotteHomeInfo.com

jparker@kwcharlotte.com

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Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof
Keller Williams Realty - Flower Mound, TX
The Little REALTOR® That Could

Hi Judith,

I'll be pet sitting for friends of mine and house sitting for clients this holiday so I'll be paying-it-forward too.

I just know you make good use of your time and getting to know vendors is important. Many people depend on us to make referrals for service providers. A good Realtor® like yourself, will not refer someone they don't know. They will refer the very best because of first hand experience. Paying-it-foward has its own rewards.

What a great photo too! That man looks proud to do the job. Anyone who takes pride in their work is worthy of a referral.

Sep 02, 2011 09:12 PM #1
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Silvia Dukes PA, REALTOR
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
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Hi Judith, that's the way to do it, no better time for phone calls than when you are house sitting, doing open houses, attending home inspections or otherwise wait on someone else to complete their jobs.  Have a great weekend and all the best with your new listing!

Sep 02, 2011 09:27 PM #2
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Ed Silva
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Judith, there are so many little things that we do to help our clients, none of which are part of the licensing requirements

Sep 02, 2011 10:06 PM #3
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Marchel Peterson
Results Realty - Spring, TX
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Judith, We do tend to wear a lot of hats in real estate; don't we!

Sep 02, 2011 10:38 PM #4
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Rose King
UTR, Texas Realtors - Friendswood, TX
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Hi Judith! It sounds like White Knight Steamer does a great job! It was nice of you to be there for the owner to let them in - as Realtors, we have to do many extra things for our clients. Hope you get a quick sale!

Sep 02, 2011 10:41 PM #5
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Judith Parker
ProStead Realty - Charlotte, NC
CRS, GRI, CMRS, Charlotte, NC

Hi Patricia, you will be doing a great pay it forward by pet sitting as well as house sitting.  I hope you have some time for yourself this week-end as well.

I always ask for Danny for he does the best job and it does show.

Thank you for your kind words of support!!

Sep 02, 2011 11:19 PM #6
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Judith Parker
ProStead Realty - Charlotte, NC
CRS, GRI, CMRS, Charlotte, NC

Hi Silvia, the time flew by and I got a lot accomplished while he was busy cleaning.  Thank you for your well wishes and have a wonderful holiday.

Sep 02, 2011 11:20 PM #7
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Judith Parker
ProStead Realty - Charlotte, NC
CRS, GRI, CMRS, Charlotte, NC

Hi Ed, you are so correct with that feedback.  It is interesting to hear people discuss and describe what we do.  They have no idea.  Happy holiday week-end.

Sep 02, 2011 11:22 PM #8
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Judith Parker
ProStead Realty - Charlotte, NC
CRS, GRI, CMRS, Charlotte, NC

Hi Marchel, that would make a great picture.  The many hats that we each wear.  Have a great holiday week-end.

Sep 02, 2011 11:24 PM #9
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Judith Parker
ProStead Realty - Charlotte, NC
CRS, GRI, CMRS, Charlotte, NC

Hi Rose, thank you for stopping by and giving me your kind comment and support.  White Knight does a very fine job and will call them for future jobs.  Happy Holiday!

Sep 02, 2011 11:26 PM #10
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Will Hamm
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That my girl, Judith, you are so good at helping people.  Glad you had some paperwork to work on.  Have a great weekend.

Sep 03, 2011 12:14 AM #11
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Barbara Hensley
RE/MAX Properties - Rockwall, TX
Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas

Judith - proof again that you always go the extra mile for your clients!  Taking the paperwork with you helped pass the time as well as getting something done.  Nice job! 

Sep 03, 2011 07:32 AM #12
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Deborah Byron Leffler BzyBee Real Estate Lady!
Keller Williams Realty Boise - Nampa, ID

How come that doesn't surprise me?   It is amazing how many things we do do for our clients!   But I enjoy helping !

Sep 03, 2011 11:03 AM #13
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Belinda Spillman
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It is amazing the things we do for our clients.  They always seem to appreciate it though.  Glad you could be there for them.

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