Advertising is a great expense. (Humor)

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with WHISPERING PINES REALTY 20398180

Advertising is very expensive.  Print has gone way up and even the internet, in some areas, can cost a lot.  We all do what we can to keep this in check. 

My friend understood this well...

Ole died.  So my friend Lena went to the paper to put a notice in the obituary.

The man behind the counter offered his condolences.  "What would like to say about Ole?" he asked

Lena replied...You yust put 'Ole Died'.

The man behind the counter looked perplexed.  "That's it? Just Ole died. Surly there must be something else that you would like to say.  If money is the problem, the first 5 words are free.  We must say something more."

So Lena pondered for a second. "Ok, you put 'Ole Died'. Boat for Sale."

 

There are many avenues to got our listings out to the public.  But we must learn to do is economically if we want to stay viable.

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Diane Daley
Caron's Gateway Real Estate - Northumberland, NH

Thanks for the chuckle and the economicla line at the end... So very true... If it does not make the phone ring it is a waste of funds.

Aug 09, 2012 07:26 AM #1
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Peter Matyko
Keller Williams Realty Advantage - Oviedo, FL
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So right.  Everywhere you look its fee this and fee that.  Being concious of them and using it correctly is important.

Aug 09, 2012 07:26 AM #2
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Randi Brammer
Randi Brammer, Acctg. - Hinckley, MN
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I am willing to bet that the ladies name will be Judy and the husband will not be Ole!

Aug 09, 2012 09:22 AM #3
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Steve and Jan Bachman
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This is hysterical! I will use it this weekend if not today. Thank you William. fairfax county real estate agents Jan and Steve Bachman

May your boat not be for sale fo the next 40 years.

Aug 09, 2012 11:48 AM #4
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Than Maynard
Coldwell Banker Heart of Oklahoma - Purcell, OK
Broker - Licensed to List & Sell - 405-990-8862

My office pays for the agents ads and I continually have to shorten them down.

Aug 09, 2012 01:03 PM #5
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Wanda Kubat-Nerdin
Prado & Kramer Real Estate, St. George, UT 84770 - Saint George, UT
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Haha! Spoken like a true fishing widow! Good one Bill!

Aug 09, 2012 02:12 PM #6
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Richard & Beth Witt
RE/MAX Wittney Estates 516-795-6900 www.longislandrealestatesearch.com - Massapequa, NY
Broker/Owner RE/MAX Wittney Estates Long Island NY

Not sure where you were going with this but by the time I was finished I was laughing... Happy Day!

Aug 09, 2012 02:49 PM #7
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I am glad everyone got a chuckle.  Lena shows us just how frugal a person can be.

Aug 09, 2012 03:45 PM #8
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
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Hi, William...I love your Minniesoda sense of humor. LOL. Keep um comin.

Aug 09, 2012 07:55 PM #9
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Vern Eaton
Askov, MN
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Sounds like my neighbor.  She would do the very same thing!

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