Do You Listen For Closing Questions?

Reblogger Lynn B. Friedman
Real Estate Broker/Owner with Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty Call/Text 404-939-2727 Buckhead - Midtown - Westside -- Concierge Service
Margaret Rome - a gem of the first caliber!

Margaret shares a wonderful story with us at the bottom of this post - a love story for the ages! And right before Valentine's Day, too!!!  I always learn when I listen to Margaret and here she is -- sharing her powerful message about listening.  Although the first example is in a recent real estate setting, the second story about listening is about love - a very special personal story that Margaret is sharing with us!

Have a happy day -
Lynn

The star of Margaret's personal story ---  Lee Rome!

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Original content by Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland

Do You Listen For Closing Questions?

Glad we did not wait until spring to put this house on the market.

The listing was signed on Sunday January 22nd. I remember because it was play offs and the  Ravens were in the game. 

                                                      Purple Balloons


Should we wait until spring to put the house on the market?  I am so glad we made the right decision. No we did not wait! 

In addition to having the maximum number of photos on the Multiple Listing System (MLS) we marketed the home and the neighborhood. This was done through the Internet, print media and blogging.         

10 Reasons to Live at 8930 Church Lane 21133 Baltimore, MD -

 8930 church lane: Baltimore County's Newest Historic District ...Fieldstone

                            8930 Church Lane  HomeRome 410-530-2400
 

 

My first call to see the home came in just one week later, again on a Sunday. It was early in the morning when I answered the call.  The appointment was made to meet at the property that afternoon.

These first time home buyers had done their homework. Their buyer agent, Leroy McLean, had educated them about the market. What a treat showing this perfect home! Their smiles were showing love for the house.


The buyers were looking for this little fellow. They had seen the photo on line.

                                               Visitor at 8930 Church Lane..HomeRome 410-530-2400

After spending time sharing all the wonderful features of this historic colonial, I was going to place the Lockbox on the front door and leave the agent to lock up.

Then the question:

"Do you have to put the lockbox on?''  Well sure I am working for the seller.

" If we bring you a contract tonight, will you not show it again?"

Do You Recognize a Closing Question? I left when they left...lockbox in hand.

An offer was sent over that same evening. It was verbally accepted and ratified January 30th. Today was the home inspection and settlement is scheduled for the end of the month!


Glad we did not wait until Spring!

Do You Listen For Closing Questions?  Here's my My Best Close Ever!


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Lynn, You have just made my day. I love this and appreciate your thoughtfulness! We actually became engaged on Valentine's Day,

Thank you my friend!

I may have someone moving to Atlanta in the near future.  Can you guess who will be her agent?

Feb 04, 2012 12:52 AM #1
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Dear Margaret -

Seems like this is our private conversation!!

Hopefully, I will be able to assist your referral.  As Atlanta is SOOOOOO huge - yes, about 70 miles  from nominal Atlanta on the south to the northern end - it is important to have local experts! I have an amazing network of people with whom I really enjoy working.  You would be comfortable with them as well - both professionally and professionally. Your client/friend will be in good hands - I promise!

Have a happy day -
Lynn

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