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Homes for Sale SIUE Edwardsville Student HousingToday I was showing homes to a couple of terrific young men who attend SIUE -- Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville -- in Edwardsville, Illinois.

We were on the hunt because the parents of one of the students were planning to do exactly what I've been suggesting to many families -- purchase a home in Edwardsville to take care of their housing needs for the years that their son will be at school.

We found a property that fit all of their needs and as we were locking the door and heading toward the car the student made a comment about how impressed he was that I had offered to help him.

When I was still at home back in Northern Illinois, I called a bunch of agents who had houses that looked good online, he said. 

When I'd ask about a particular house, they'd just tell me it was sold already or they were closing on it next week. Then they'd hang up! All I'd hear, he said, was a CLICK!

This young man had initially called me about a house that wasn't going to work for his needs. But instead of hanging up, I engaged him in a conversation about exactly what he was looking for.

Then I let him know that I could find other properties that had many of the things that would make his coming years in Edwardsville much more pleasant -- at least from a housing perspective (I can't help with Calc 2 or Physics).

When you call me at 618-791-8007 or email to talk about real estate, we can have a genuine conversation about what you're really looking for. If it exists in this market, I can help you find it and then I can make it as easy as possible for you to acquire that property at the best possible price in today's market. 

You won't hear a CLICK from my phone until we've figured out how I can help you and how to take the next step to get you into a new home.

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I help good people buy and sell good homes in St. Louis' Illinois suburbs, with special emphasis on the Metro East communities of Edwardsville, Glen Carbon, Maryville, Collinsville, Troy and surrounding areas in Madison County, Illinois.

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REMAX Preferred Partners is located at One 157 Center, Edwardsville, IL 62025, 618-791-8007 (direct) 618-655-1188 (office). We're easy to find on IL-157 in Edwardsville between Pasta House Co. and Shenanigans. Each office is independently owned and operated.


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Will Nesbitt
Nesbitt Realty at Condo Alexandria - Alexandria, VA
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Great selling practices. Even college students need our help. Good Job.

Jul 18, 2011 12:00 PM #1
Nancy Milton Holtzscher
RE/MAX Alliance in St.Louis' Illinois suburbs - Edwardsville, IL
Edwardsville/Glen Carbon, Illinois Broker, REALTOR

Thanks, Will.  College students have parents and parents need to house their kids -- so it's all good for me.

Jul 18, 2011 12:12 PM #2
Allen 2222
Austin, TX

Great way to handle your business Nancy! Imagine when he tells his friends, and they tell their parents, and so on - your time and attention to your client can turn into even more good business!

Jul 18, 2011 12:18 PM #3
Maggie McFarland
RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland - Pearland, TX
Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas

Hi Nancy! Its those types of business practices that probably make you an excellent realtor!!

Jul 18, 2011 12:39 PM #4
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