You Have an Appointment on New Year's Day?

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Franklin Homes Realty LLC

Daily calendar"You have an appointment on New Year's Day?" was the question I heard from my son as he wandered off to bed after celebrating New Year's Eve. "Yes, bright and early so we won't be here when you get up."

Much of my business this year has been about availability. I closed on a condo last Friday that was a cash deal. A woman called me on 12/5, she was coming into town for the day and wanted to see two condos. I showed her the condos, we wrote the offer and closed on Friday. Deals like that have been a pretty common occurrence for the last few months.

I try to accommodate my clients as best I can when they want to go look at a property. This particular client wanted to take advantage of the day off work to see this new listing. Since we were only going to see one property, I decided what the heck, why not? Tom even scheduled his golf game for later in the day to go with me.

While the rest of the agents in my area are recuperating from a late night, we'll be out showing a house. And with any amount of luck be writing an offer afterwards.

You have an appointment on New Year's Day? You betcha!!

Posted by
Tammie White, Managing Broker/Owner
Franklin Homes Realty LLC
Franklin, TN
(615) 495-0752 
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Pamela Seley
West Coast Realty Division - Murrieta, CA
Residential Real Estate Agent serving SW RivCo CA

You go, Tammie. Best of luck tomorrow and Happy New Year!

Dec 31, 2013 03:18 PM #1
Roger D. Mucci
Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092 - Euclid, OH
Lets shake things up at your home today!

Excellent way to start the new year Tammie.  Hope it's a successful showing.  Happy 2014 to you and Tom.

Dec 31, 2013 06:33 PM #2
Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

Well it sounds like you'll be starting the year off with a bang.  I'm looking forward to more catch up and clean up today.  I need some time to myself. I do have several appts for Thurs - Sat and hoping the snow stays away.

Dec 31, 2013 06:38 PM #3
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

Good morning, Tammie....Happy New Year.... I hope this is your first deal in 2014.... good luck...

Dec 31, 2013 07:17 PM #5
Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good morning Tammie. Why not indeed? If you can get in and a buyer wants to go, then you go girl. I hope you are writing today. Smart. Happy New Year.

Dec 31, 2013 09:52 PM #6
Amanda Christiansen
Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843 - Fort Wayne, IN
Christiansen Group Realty

I'd be more than happy to show a home today too.  We did write an offer last night and expect negotiations to take place today.  It's just a part of the business!  Best of luck today!

Dec 31, 2013 10:53 PM #7
Beth Spradley
Beth Spradley, LLC - Cape Coral, FL
Selling Homes & Investments in Florida and Alabama

Way to go!  We work when others don't.  Happy New Year, Tammie!

Dec 31, 2013 11:39 PM #8
Tammie White, Broker
Franklin Homes Realty LLC - Franklin, TN
Franklin TN Homes for Sale

Pamela - You too.

Roger - I agree.

Debbie - This will be the first time I've shown a home on New Year's Day but I'm certainly not opposed to working on a holiday.

Barbara - That would be nice.

Sheila - Oh the possibilities.

Jared - Already back from the showing. This one isn't going to work but we're going out again this weekend. I'll be writing about this showing later today. You may want to check it out because it's too funny for words.

Beth - We sure do.

Jan 01, 2014 12:11 AM #9
Jimmy Faulkner
Florida. Homes Realty & Mortgage - Wantagh, NY
The Best Of St. Augustine

Any day  is a good day to show a home. It is uplifting to feeel wanted when everyone else is not doing anything  Get moving on.

Jan 01, 2014 07:27 AM #10
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Being available is important. I hope you were able to write the offer. 

Jan 02, 2014 10:14 AM #11
Donna Foerster
HomeSmart Realty Group - Parker, CO
Metro Denver Real Estate Assistant

Tammie~ We each do what works for us. Sometimes it means working on a holiday.

Jan 04, 2014 12:36 AM #12
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