When The Phone Rings The Memory Of A Past AR Post Leaps To Mind

Real Estate Broker with CJ Realty Group, Inc.

It was 8 AM when the phone rang.  Since I was only half-way through my first cup of coffee it took a minute for the number to register.  It was an overseas number.  Quick answer it.

Sure enough the call was from a family in Germany who would be relocating to the DC area.  Top of their list from where to live was schools.  And not just any school, a school that offered a German language immersion program.  BAM!  Localism post to the rescue.  A few years ago I wrote a post on registration for the language immersion programs at Fairfax County Schools

From writing that post and checking the Fairfax County Schools website I knew that Orange Hunt Elementary School in Springfield Virginia was a German immersion school.  I gave her the information to check.  The next item on her list was commuting to DC from the area.  Okay we won't even talk about the number of posts I've written on commuting options, including our unique commuting slug lines.

If you ever wonder whether the knowledge you gain from researching your local area will pay off, the answer is YES.


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Lora "Leah" Stern 914-772-4528
Real Estate Salesperson
Coldwell Banker, 170 N Main Street, New City NY 10956

Cindy, they obviously know how to pick a winner and your posts are always chock full of great local info.

February 16, 2012 01:21 PM
Ritu Desai
Northern Virginia Realtor - Fairfax/Loudoun/PW - 7
Samson Properties

Cindy, those overseas buyers knew who has local knowledge and will give right information.

February 16, 2012 02:43 PM
Susan Emo
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage

To me, writing Localism posts is like becoming a tourist in your own home town.  When we have visitors, we take them to places we don't normally go to ourselves anymore.  Choosing to write Localism posts, forces us to get out there to see and be seen!  

February 16, 2012 03:42 PM
Mike Cooper
Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Pro
Winchester Real Estate Sales, Cornerstone Business Group Inc

Excellent, Cindy.  That's a topic I had never thought of writing about.  My goal this first quarter is to get more involved in local blogs, and then I need to make it a habit!  Happy Friday.

February 17, 2012 06:52 AM
Mike Reyman
Delaware County Real Estate
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach Realtors


That's what drove me to refer to you!  Besides rubbing elbows at Raincamp in Philly.  I know my clients are well cared for in your skilled hands.  Localism works.  You are the example!  Thanks



February 17, 2012 11:06 AM

Cindy Jones

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