Morbid ..yes. But please understand I just found out about the passing of a wonderful lady, 87 years old that was our Realtor in Ocean City NJ. She was the best of the best. As her clients we trusted her, we confided in her and she was always on our Christmas card and birthday card list becasue of the way we felt about her....as our Realtor. We felt she only wanted the best for us and was looking out for our best interest. She felt like a family member and we always included her in our many gatherings at our house in NJ...because we liked her.
This lady would call us from time to time, not to sell/list, just to see what was going on and how we were doing. She would ask about the kids, where we were going on vacation next and when would she see us nezt. When I became a Realtor, I remembered her calls and that's what I do now. I loved her calls and I hope my clients feel the same way. I try to treat all my "contact list" like family. Some are easier than others but I don't let that dissuade me. Since when did we like ALL of our family members?
I went to a Social Network Marketing/Media class today (in Naples FL) and the number one reason people will use one Realtor over another is because they liked them! Wow...what a concept.
Are you doing the things that allow people to like you? Do you make your clients feel special.... liked? Will your clients miss you?