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A year ago I was involved in a top secret group of Super Agents. It was kind of like The Hall of Justice. Kinda.
One day I posted that my wife and I enjoy dining out. A lot. Not many wings and burgers, but more like salads and fish. I said that we were always friendly with our servers, and that we always left a business card.
Jeremy chimed in with something a long the lines of "DUDE. Don't do that. That's not cool. Just be nice to your server, tip well, and be on your way." Well, I guess Jeremy was a server way back in his college days. He went on to tell me that whenever one of his tables left a card, he would promptly throw it away.
I thought to myself, "How rude!"
I thought about it for a while, and then I understood where he was coming from. Leaving a business card after a $30 dinner is a blatant solicitation. I'm sure the last thing a busy as heck server cares about is what I do for a living. I stopped doing it, but continued to be nice to any and all servers.
Fast forward a year. After MANY meals at restaurants, and after many great and fun conversations with our servers (us being Realtors always came up, but wasn't focused on), I received the following phone calls this week:
Traci: She was a server at one of our favorite places to eat here in Fort Wayne. She moved out to California, is making big money, and is ready to buy a home. She called and said that she wasn't having any luck with the Realtors she contacted, and asked me to help her find one. That's a referral.
Jude: We only saw her a handful of times at Applebee's, but we had some fun and a real connection. She called and asked if we remembered her, and if we would help her list her property. She said she was trying to remember if any of her friends were Realtors, and then she remembered us.
If Jeremy was actually with us at these fabulous dinners, he would probably get a referral check, but since he only planted this seed in my head, he gets a big THANK YOU instead. I'm not sure that leaving our business cards with Traci and Jude would have turned them off to the point of not calling us, but you catch my drift here right? :)
P.S. This is the BEST picture of Jeremy I have ever... EVER seen.
Amanda and Jared Christiansen are award winning Realtors with Century 21 Bradley Realty in the Fort Wayne area.
Enough about us...
Tell us what you want your real estate experience to be, and we will do it YOUR way.
Buying? Tell us your wants and needs. Let us know how you envision your family living. Tell us what's important to you, and we'll find the community and home that fits what you are looking for.
Selling? Our job is to make you the most money possible in the shortest amount of time. We offer our sellers professional staging, professional photography, and more internet marketing than most. We will also put your home on our weekly television show Sunday mornings on ABC.
We are committed to giving you everything we have to offer. We are both full time agents and will work around your schedule. Do nights and weekends work better for you? NO PROBLEM. We are here to help you.
Amanda can be reached at 260-704-0843, and Jared can be reached at 260-704-0842.
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.