Two Lockboxes on Every Listing? We Can Help!

Real Estate Agent with Century 21 Moline Realty 40022101

I'm sure you've heard the news - now Fannie Mae wants not one but TWO lockboxes on every Fannie Mae listing.  Oh the woe!  Oh the terror!  Oh, the expense!

As you rush off to order yourself 40 quiksets, like I was looking to do, you may quickly find that they are on backorder.  A big backorder.  Fantastic.... now what?

Well, the Solomon family has a solution!  Custom built lockboxes by Little Mr. Solomon!

Solomon Lockboxes

Don't you feel like a fool now, discovering a not-quite-three-year-old can build them, and you've been paying the big bucks all this time to buy them?

The lockboxes are nice and roomy.  No more worrying if you can fit the 27 keys that you need for all the different padlocks and doors that someone just might want to enter that you have to secure because CERTAINLY people are going to be tresspassing in that falling in garden shed! Little Mr. Solomon happily demonstrates how a standard "tractor binky" (that grandma made!) can fit into his roomy, affordable lockboxes:

Look, it's so spacious!

It fits!  So will your 27 keys!

Plus they are guaranteed never to jam, and there's NO way a key is gonna get stuck in this thing! 

So order one (or 47, for all of your listings!) today!  Who needs quikset?  And the vendors can't use those expensive electronic lockboxes, so you're gonna need something that can be easily opened for maid service - why not Solomon lockboxes? 

Oh, you want a price, do you?  Is that all you think about?  I told you they were cheap - you really need specifics?  You don't just trust me and Little Mr. Solomon???  Well, one package of these blocks costs $12.99 and we can make about 8 lockboxes... plus Little Mr. Solomon would really like a college fund.  Let's say $15 per lockbox.  Where else are you going to find that kind of stellar deal???

Stress no longer about the two-lockbox-per-listing requirement from Fannie Mae.  We build these things in like 5 seconds, so we should never be backordered.  We do live a ways from town, though, and it will take Little Mr. Solomon quite a while to bike into the post office to mail them, so don't expect next day delivery or anything!

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Joslyn Panka Solomon & Nicholas Solomon - Realtors

Century 21 Moline Realty

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Comments (11)

Joan Whitebook
BHG The Masiello Group - Nashua, NH
Consumer Focused Real Estate Services

Looks like a winner to me.  I like the price too!  :)

Jul 08, 2011 03:40 PM
Virginia Hepp - Mesquite NV REALTOR
Desert Gold Realty - Mesquite NV Homes For Sale - Mesquite, NV
Mesquite NV Homes and Neighborhoods - Search MLS

Now you have family business going!  Little Mr Solomon and his BIG ideas.

Jul 08, 2011 03:45 PM
Liz Lockhart
Riverbend Realty, Cape Girardeau, MO - Cape Girardeau, MO
GRI, Cape Girardeau Real Estate

Yeah, but can property preservation figure out how to open the Solomon Box and then get it back together?

Jul 08, 2011 03:54 PM
Nick and Joslyn Solomon
Century 21 Moline Realty - Cambridge, MN
The Solomon Team - Century 21 Moline Realty, Inc.

Joan - I like the price, too!  And if enough people buy them, I won't have to worry about the expense of adding a second lockbox to all of my listings!

Virginia - You gotta put those kids to work!  Especially when they come up with great ideas ALL. BY. THEMSELVES.  I was pretty impressed, personally!

Liz - You're asking a lot.... but considering the blocks are meant for ages 2 and up, I'm thinking they should be able to handle it... most of the time!

Jul 08, 2011 03:57 PM
Kaera Mims
Liz Moore & Associates - Fort Monroe, VA
Associate Broker, e-PRO, REALTOR; Hampton, Newport News, York Co.

I like the price, I like the color and Mr. Solomon is a cutie patootie. Sign me up :-)!

Jul 08, 2011 04:29 PM
Lindsey Hasford
Edina Realty - Elk River, MN
Bringing you home...

OMG!!!!! What a ham! He cracks me up with his antics. I love the creativity.

Jul 08, 2011 06:14 PM
Suzy Ribeiro
Douglas Elliman Real Estate - Quogue & Westhampton Beach - Quogue, NY
Douglas Elliman Real Estate Hamptons & North Fork

Such a great deal! Where do we submit our orders ?

Jul 08, 2011 06:40 PM
Nick and Joslyn Solomon
Century 21 Moline Realty - Cambridge, MN
The Solomon Team - Century 21 Moline Realty, Inc.

Kaera - He may be cute, but you better believe that kid has some wicked tantrums!  :-)

Lindsey - I think he's so funny.  I'm sure it was spurred by mom's frantic attempts to get into three lockboxes sitting on her desk with mystery codes.....

Suzy - Right here on the Rain!  If you could supply us with a large certified check, we'll get your order right out!  Ha!

Jul 09, 2011 07:28 PM
Lindsey Hasford
Edina Realty - Elk River, MN
Bringing you home...

Joslyn - I have four lockboxes with mystery numbers and they drive me crazy. The kids always take them and play with them. I figure it won't hurt because I can't get them open anyways!... If only I knew how to break the code.

Jul 10, 2011 04:26 AM
Bill Somerset
Re/Max Realty Group - Dover, NH
ABR, e-PRO - Realtor - NH Real Estate Agent

Very nice!  I'm sure he will do well in his new lock box endevour!  Nice to get a laugh out of this crazy business every once in a while.

Jul 14, 2011 07:47 AM
Marshall Enterprises
Marshall Enterprises - Saint Michael, MN
Antiques, Lawn Care, and Trashouts

That is hilarious.  Thanks for a great laugh.  I hope that little Dude made a lot of sales!

May 17, 2014 05:24 AM