What's in Your Wallet?

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Real Estate Agent with Century 21 Liberty Homes RS-#62825

I am proud to be part of Century 21 and of our office, Century 21 Liberty Homes in Mililani, Oahu, Hawaii. I am proud to be a Realtor Associate® and what I stand for in the Real Estate Industry. I AM a Professional

A Professional Attitude.... Brings a "Professional Salesperson" to the Table

But....that's not what this is about anyway.... :)

Over the weekend I got a head/chest cold/flu and had someone else work in Admin. for me yesterday (I also work part time for our office :) I spent all day printing out Holiday Cards for clients, family and friends, set appointments for showing a buyer property today and called the client back to let her know what time to meet me. Utilizing my time...even though I'm sick.

I must be sick. :)

I also put together a Hawaii Relocation Packet together to send out today to clients who are relocating in a few months from Alexandria, VA. WOW! Who do I know from Alexandria?  Why Brian Block!  No, I didn't meet them through Brian.

They actually typed in Military Relocations Hawaii and found me on the internet. In any case, I set them up with automatic notification of listings with the property criteria, neighborhood, price range, bedrooms, schools and such. We have been fine tuning for over a month and I now was able to print out listings with pictures for certain neighborhoods.

Following is what I included in my Relocation Packet:

  • Cover Letter
  • The folder is white and on the front is a gold embossed raised lettering of Century 21. (Very white looking! Hard to keep clean but sure looks nice!)
  • Hawaii Buyer Advisory: Includes information about zoning, the transaction process, links for government  and pertaining info sites such as school districts, pet info, title info, County Assessor, Ocean Safety, Volcanoes, and much more!
  • Loan Process Info
  • Escrow Process (The life of an escrow)
  • Map of Oahu
  • Packet with VA Homebuyer info
  • BAH (Housing Allowance in Honolulu County) Chart for 2007
  • 7 Full Length Customer Reports for Listings from three different neighborhoods that they are interested in along with color pictures from each property.
  • A few articles I wrote from my blog on Median sales prices, Relocating to Hawaii, Military Relocating to Hawaii etc.
  • Buyer Brochure with tips for Hawaii Homebuying
  • A Hawaii Calendar for 2008

I try to be thorough in giving information although once they arrive it seems it was never enough. I want to make sure they understand everything and therefore explain away anyway. The written word is never enough, is it? 

So..... what's in your relocation packet? 

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Celeste "Sally" Cheeseman  is a Realtor-Associate® and Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) with Century 21 Liberty Homes in Mililani, Hawaii. With a sharp understanding that a listening ear is the key to a client's needs  she serves the island of Oahu (Honolulu County) and all Hawaii Military Relocations, Hawaii Retirees, Hawaii Job Transfers and Hawaii Residents, Home Buyers and Sellers.

 

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Margaret Woda
Maryland Real Estate & Military Relocation
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., Crofton, MD 21114
Sally, how on earth do you keep up with your comments?  Anyway, this is very helpful, and I'm going to have to take another look at my relo package.  'Haven't needed one in a while!  One thing I do with relo buyers is refer them to a wonderful website, www.mdisfun.org, and encourage them to request the free travel information for Maryland.
November 28, 2007 09:25 AM
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Linda:  Good one!  I will get something together now!  Thanks Lynda!

Roberta:  Better than yesterday...and the day before that :)

Cynthia:  My buyer advisory has a bunch of that info. thanks!

Randy:  There are things to do two months ahead of time so they don't get quarantined.

Gary:  Oh, yes....it works!  Thanks gary!

Margaret:  I was sick so it wasn't hard to do the last few days...Thurs/Friday  I'll be in the office.  Hey, that site sounds like something they can use. will check it out!

November 28, 2007 11:09 AM
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Pat Laracy Baker
Realtor, Green, ABR, Needham, Massachusetts
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Sometimes I do my best busy work when I am sick. I seems to accomplish so much.  Great work done by you.  Oh, How I love Hawaii.  If it were so far from my grandchildren I would relocate.  Have your best day ever.
November 28, 2007 01:22 PM
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Pat: I'm looking forward (one day) to grandchildren...As far as being sick....I hate being "down". I still have to do something...anything...blog! Have a good one.
November 28, 2007 02:15 PM
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Only puts my name on the mailing label, kind of like you see in a doctors office on a magazine.

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