The Home Buyers Poem

Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Group MDRE# 322086

This little Poem should become every homebuyers mantra. As the amount of time left on the $8000 tax credit winds down there will be more and more Buyers flooding the market and competing for what little inventory is available.

So for all of you looking to take advantage of this market please make this your Golden rule to follow as your look at homes this summer.

The Home Buyers Poem

The house that you look at today


want to THINK about until tomorrow


be the house another BUYER looked at yesterday


made an OFFER on today !!


Re-Blogged 5 times:

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  2. Will Nesbitt 06/28/2009 11:55 PM
  3. Marie-Denise Kratsios 07/02/2009 05:34 AM
  4. Christine McInerney 07/08/2009 09:50 AM
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Bridget Cella
Re/Max Connection - Sewell, NJ
e-Pro, Realtor

Very true - reblogging now!

Jun 24, 2009 03:48 AM #2
Irene Tron
Valparaiso, IN

So true!  At times, waiting may not be the best choice.

Jun 24, 2009 04:18 AM #3
Kathleen Frawley
Keller Williams 916 730-4404 Elk Grove, Wilton, Folsom, Sacramento - Wilton, CA
South County Sacramento, 916 730 4404

Great poem and SO true! I have a client that has "thought about" and lost 3 houses...

Jun 24, 2009 07:04 AM #4
Michael and Cheron Lange
Solutions Real Estate - Chandler, AZ
Associate Broker, GRI

Well said!  That is exactly what we have been saying to our "fence" buyers!  Nice Job!

Jun 24, 2009 11:53 AM #5
Laura Gray
RE/MAX Realty Group - Gaithersburg, MD

Trey - I have found in life the simplier the better. It seems to me the more complicated things get the harder they are to keep track of or keep together.

Bridget - Wow , Thank You , I am very flattered

Irene - Waiting is only a choice if you are working with an investor.

Kathleen - OK I thought three was the charn ! What are they afraid of ?

Michael - Hopefully with the clock ticking on the tax credit deadline a few of your buyers will hop down off of the fence


As Always Thank You for Stopping By

Jun 25, 2009 03:42 AM #6
Ginger Moore
Wilkinson & Associates Realty - Gastonia, NC

great poem. mabe this will get some buyers off the fence. it is so true! 

Jun 27, 2009 08:52 AM #7
Matt McLaughlin
The Pest Force - Myrtle Beach, SC

Hey Ginger, I just read another post that this poem reminded me of at:




Jun 30, 2009 02:22 AM #8
Jordan Chancey
Re/Max Alliance Group - Bradenton, FL
Broker-Associate Manatee County FL Real Estate

I've been using.." If you sleep on it, you may not sleep in it!" 

Jul 01, 2009 09:38 AM #9
Marie-Denise Kratsios
Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty - Huntington, NY

The Homebuyer's Poem is true for every buyer, in every price range, market and economy.  I always tell my buyers that if they love a home, chances are, someone else is loving it also.  The Homebuyer's Poem makes it simple and more concrete.  Thanks.

Jul 02, 2009 05:38 AM #10
Laura Gray
RE/MAX Realty Group - Gaithersburg, MD

Ginger - I hope so , their bums should be sore by now !

Matt - I am a carpe diem kinda of gal, every buyer should seize the day for themselves

Jordan - I luuuuuvv it , very simple and to the point

Marie-Denise - So glad that I could help you get the message through to your clients


As Always Thank You for Stopping By

Jul 02, 2009 06:55 AM #11
Christine McInerney
The McInerney Team with Realty Executives Associates - Knoxville, TN
The McInerney Team, Knoxville TN Homes For Sale

Laura great little poem- I am going to reblog it as I want my Buyers to see it too!

Jul 08, 2009 09:50 AM #12
Mary Strang
Viroqua, WI

Laura, Great little poem as the clock is ticking away and that jackpot will expire after 12/1/2009

Jul 08, 2009 12:32 PM #13
494,722 ~ Dallas Real Estate Agent Top Team
Dallas Houses for Rent Dallas Apartment Rentals - Dallas, TX

Laura, I loved it I have bookmarked placed in our library of files for clients could not be better stated.  Have a great week.

Jul 08, 2009 03:08 PM #14
Mike Jones
SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC (BK-0907366, NMLS 145171) - Tucson, AZ
Mike Jones NMLS 223495

Carpe Diem Gal,

This is my favorite post today!

Mike in Tucson

Jul 09, 2009 11:52 AM #15
c m
Colorado Springs, CO

LOL, I can honestly say I have done exactly that...and I only waited 12 hours...We bought the one across the street so I was reminded every day...(I DID end up with a bigger, prettier home, but I still liked the floorplan of the other, better!).

Aug 07, 2009 02:25 AM #16
Laura Gray
RE/MAX Realty Group - Gaithersburg, MD

Christine & Jennifer - Feel free to spread the word , hopefully it helps your buyers move a little faster

Mary - So true , I can imagine the stampede next month

Lynn - Glad to be of help , I feel priveleged to be added to YOUR library.

Mike - Glad it perked up your day

Cheryl - At some point in our life we have all experienced the pangs of not moving fast enough


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Aug 07, 2009 02:48 AM #17
Jim Valentine
RE/MAX Realty Affiliates - Gardnerville, NV

That's a nice way to put it.  Things are moving faster than many customers think.  They need to take action if they like a home.  Thanks for the post and the many useful comments it generated.

Aug 09, 2009 02:08 AM #18
Alexsandra Stewart
Remax equity group - Portland, OR
Broker - Portland Oregon Real Estate

Very cute poem!  and very true.  I have a hunch some buyers are going to end up disappointed -- so I hope they pay attention to the time frames their realtors are reminding them of!

Aug 23, 2009 10:30 AM #19
Laura Gray
RE/MAX Realty Group - Gaithersburg, MD

Jim - Sometimes everyone needs a subtle reminder of how fast the market is due to the lack of viable inventory


Alexsandra - Only XX days until the $8000 Tax Credit Expires shpuld be on the top of all advertising and social network media to get thru to the buyers. !


As Always Thank You for Stopping By

Sep 02, 2009 11:49 PM #20
Joy Daniels
Joy Daniels Real Estate Group, Ltd. - Harrisburg, PA

:)  That is a great poem.  I realize you posted it years ago, but it is timeless.  :)

Mar 16, 2012 11:20 AM #21
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