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River Bend First Quarter 2012 Market Report - Lisle Illinois Real Estate - 03/31/12 09:16 AM
River Bend First Quarter 2012 Market Report - Lisle Illinois Real Estate -the townhomes of River Bend, Lisle on a sunny day... The River Bend subdivision, located in Lisle, Illinois, is a nice subdivision of townhomes in a great location, with easy access to highways, golf, shopping and more... The homes of River Bend, with exteriors of brick and siding, come in several models with a wide range of upgrades. The townhomes feature high ceilings, multiple decks, and open floor plans...
Activity in First Quarter 2012 Homes Sold: 1 Average Sales Price: $252,000 Homes Currently for sale: 3 Average Asking Price: $263,133
River Bend, Lisle is on Facebook. (2 comments)
A beautiful March afternoon at the Naper Homestead, Naperville Illinois - 03/20/12 01:44 PM
It was another gorgeous day today in Naperville. A beautiful day in the midst of several during this warm spell in March. Temperatures were in the 80s, typical of June, but record warmth for mid-March. I was driving to my office like I do most days, but today I decided to make a stop on my way at the Naper Homestead, site of Naperville founder Joe Naper's first home and trading post... Located on a plot of land just west of Downtown Naperville, the Naper Homestead gives visitors a view of what life was like for early settlers... When Joe Naper moved to (4 comments)
Knock Knock: Thursday evening in River Bend, Lisle - 03/15/12 07:01 PM
I sit at the office. It is now 3:57 PM. It is another glorious day in Naperville, sunny with temperatures around 80 degrees... I am doing my my standard pre door knocking ritual. Lots of coffee and music played loudly through me headphones.. Last night, I had finished visiting homes in Carrolwood in Naperville. It took me 5 times out, and I met 50 nice people who will remember me, but no solid near term leads. Tonight, I will be going to River Bend in Lisle, a higher end townhome community with a vastly different feel. I am ready to go, excited (12 comments)
Knock knock: A Wednesday evening door knocking in Carrolwood, Naperville - 03/14/12 06:17 PM
It is Wednesday afternoon, shortly after lunch. I am at the office on another gorgeous early spring day in Naperville... Drinking coffee and listening loud music through my headphones, I was getting excited. Coffee has a way of doing that to me. Although I may be peaking too early, it is better to peak early than not at all... I have just found a neighbor to watch my girls tonight at 5 PM... I will be door knocking...
I pulled into Carrolwood at 5:02 PM. My car thermometer read 82 degrees, an incredibly warm evening in mid March... As I stepped out of my car, (6 comments)
Knock, knock: Sunday morning in Carrolwood, Naperville... - 03/11/12 06:25 PM
Today was Day 4 door knocking to increase my real estate business... I pulled into Carrolwood at 11:10 AM. It was a beautiful morning, sunny, with temperatures in the high 50s... I was excited to be out. The nice weather seems to put people in a good mood, and I was optimistic as well... As I approached the first door, I chuckled at the doormat...
Despite the doormat, the first gentleman was very nice. Actually, everyone was pretty nice today. None needed my services, however. Perhaps luck? Perhaps a sign of the times... As I get back in my car at 11:46. I am proud to (16 comments)
Knock Knock. Who's there? It's me. The Realtor... - 03/09/12 05:37 PM
Knock Knock. Who's there? It's me. The Realtor... Although my script isn't that simple, it is pretty close... I first "door knocked" for real estate 5 years ago. I knocked for about 2 months, generated a ton of leads, but then, life got in the way and I stopped... Feeling a need to jump start my business, I decided to get back out there. I started on Tuesday, and tonight will be my third night out... It really hasn't been hard. Out of my first 20 "meetings", almost everyone has been extremely nice. My plan is to go out 4 times a week and meet 10 people (7 comments)
A perfect day for door knocking, but on the third day, I rest... - 03/08/12 12:32 PM
It is a beautiful day today in Naperville. Temperature in the mid 40s, with light winds and plenty of sun. A perfect day for door knocking, but on the third day, I rest... As excited as I am about door knocking, this isn't some maniacal door knocking sprint... Rather it's a calculated prospecting plan. Something with long term potential. Or I hope it does... Honestly, I have other plans tonight, or I probably would be going out... But that's OK... There will be plenty of nice days in Naperville...
My short term door knocking goal: I will visit every door in Carrolwood, Naperville, and offer my services. I (9 comments)
Day 2 of Door Knocking in Carrolwood, Naperville... - 03/07/12 06:59 PM
Yesterday was great. It was my first day of door knocking in five years. It felt great to be prospecting... I am excited go out again. It is 2 PM, and the skies are fairly dark with gusty winds today in Naperville. It is a warm day for early March... I have just found a babysitter to watch my girls, and my schedule is now clear... I will be going door knocking...
Cup of iced coffee in hand, I head out the door, actually kind of excited. That is the nice thing about caffeine... I was dressed in cords and a KW (4 comments)
Day 1 of Door Knocking... - 03/06/12 08:05 PM
I went door knocking today. First time in 5 years. It felt great... I pulled into Carrolwood, Naperville, right on time. 4:57 PM. I had just a bit of nervousness. I was going old school. Door knocking. I have heard agents say that door knocking somehow cheapens the profession. I don't see it that way at all... It says I am busting my butt. I think customers probably appreciate that... Anyway, the weather was very nice for early March. About 60 degrees, but really windy. Quite pleasant. Lots of people were out and about, just returning from work... I was wearing slacks and a mock turtleneck. (11 comments)
DOOR KNOCKING FOR REAL ESTATE - 03/05/12 12:17 PM
Are you looking to kick start your real estate business? I know I would like to sell more homes, so I am getting back to the most productive lead generating activity there is... Door knocking. It has been 5 years since I was last out, and I am excited to get started. Here is how I do it: DOOR KNOCKING FOR REAL ESTATE Location, location, locationAll neighborhoods are not created equally, so choose your neighborhood carefully. I like door knocking in townhome communities, ideally ones with one car garages. These neighborhoods generally will have a higher turnover rate, making the time I spend more effective. TimingI have (17 comments)
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