Order Next Year's Calendars Now

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Hamm Homes

 

Can I get a big discount by ordering my calendars in July?  We have an agent in our office that asked me if I placed my order for calendars for 2013.  I guess it makes sense to look into it doing this time of the year.

 

Calendars keep your name and picture in front of people for 12 months.  If they are the big calendars with pictures and room to write appointments on, they will be used and stay up on the wall.  I think this is something to look into now since sales have picked up and if I can get a deal on them.

 

Now if I can just sell my business partner, Belinda Spillman, on it.  She does most of the marketing for our partnership.

 

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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes
Metro Brokers Marina Square
Denver, Colorado
HammHomes@ymail.com
303-358-1147

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Deb Dahlberg - Rowland
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Thanks for the reminder.  I know that calendars really work!  Time to get my order in!

 

June 26, 2012 08:19 AM #1
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John McCormack
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Will - I use calendars also.  Let me know if you get a discount by ordering early. I normally place my order the very end of October but if I can save funds I'll get them early too.

June 26, 2012 08:39 AM #2
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Shannon Milligan, Richmond VA Real Estate Agent
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Before I got into real estate my husband and I used one Realtor for 3 different transactions...even pulling him into a county he didn't typically service to help us with a new construction all because he always sent us those calendars. Now, for ME to look into them!

Thanks for the reminder!

June 26, 2012 08:47 AM #3
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Belinda Spillman
Aspen Lane Real Estate LLC - Aurora, CO
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Go for it.  Let's do the one with DOGS this year.  Who doesn't love dogs???

June 26, 2012 09:00 AM #4
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Roy Kelley
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I am sure you will get good pricing for the volume you will order.  However, the world knows that you have seven settlements this week.

Have an outstanding week with your camera in hand.

June 26, 2012 09:11 AM #5
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Hannah Williams
Re/Max Eastern inc. - Philadelphia, PA
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I am not a big calender person . I have sat in a room aand  signed up too many listings looking at someone else calender staring back at me ..sorry

June 26, 2012 09:29 AM #6
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Kathy Sheehan
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I would have to agree.  They are too often overlooked and forgotten.

June 26, 2012 06:21 PM #7
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Don Sabinske
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Probably a good idea.  I have relisted properties from my network, gone into the home and seen business cards of mine on the fridge from five years ago.  You can't buy that kind of advertising.

June 26, 2012 06:27 PM #8
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Jim Patton
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You should be able to get a good deal this time of year, no sense waiting until the last minute.  

June 26, 2012 06:28 PM #9
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Wanda Kubat-Nerdin
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Will, Calendars are a good leave behind gift and reminder for clients. This year, I am doing the notepads...hope they work!

June 26, 2012 07:13 PM #10
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Bobbie Smith
RE/MAX OF THE POCONOS - Stroudsburg, PA
Real Estate in the Poconos of PA 570-242-1891,

Good point Will. If you can get the discount by ordering now, now would be the best time. Glad to hear sale are up

June 27, 2012 04:53 AM #11
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Wow Will, how organized is that!?! I'd have to think about what I'd want for pix on my calendars... I see BB wants dogs...

July 06, 2012 07:12 AM #12
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Joyce Godwin
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I've been doing calendars for several years.  I used to order the wall calendars, but had several people say they prefer the refrigerator magnets - there's probably people for both.   I've started using the refrigerator magnets and use them almost like business cards.  I use a couple of companies (back and forth) who will have "specials" on some of the designs (however, this may not include pets).  I just closed on a home with a couple I sold a home to in 1994 and he even commented about getting the calendars every year.  Like anything else, I don't think it works all the time, but for the price (especially the refrigerator magnets), I think the return is pretty good.

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