My favorite type of appointment...

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843

I got a call last week from "Susan."  Her parents are in their mid 80s and are going to be relocating back to the Fort Wayne area.  

They are in town for a week and asked if they could meet with me to get on the same page.  

We met in their hotel lobby.  

I had a pen, a notebook, and my reading glasses.  

We sat down at one of the tables and talked real estate for about 20 minutes.  


Once we were all on the same page there, the fun began.  


They told me stories about how Fort Wayne used to be "back in the day."  

We talked about their kids and their grandkids.  

We talked about what they used to do for a living.  

We talked about the senior community they were leaving behind, and how much they were going to miss it and all of the activities they participated in.  

They told me that I could have my computers and my cell phone.  They wanted no part of those things.  

We talked for close to an hour before we parted ways.  

I'm more than happy to help these sweet and kind people.  I'm honored.  


My days are usually 150 mph from the time I wake up to the time I lay my big melon on my pillow to go to sleep.  

Today was nice.  It was good to lean back, learn, and chat.  

I needed it.  


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Fort Wayne Realtors Jared and Amanda Christiansen with Century 21 Bradley

Amanda Christiansen is an award winning Realtor with Christiansen Group Realty.


Jared Christiansen is a business partner and in charge of marketing and taking care of things behind the scene.


Enough about us...


Tell us what you want your real estate experience to be, and we will do it YOUR way.


Buying a home in Fort Wayne? 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.  


Selling your home in Fort Wayne?  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 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 at YOUR convenience.


Amanda can be reached at 260-704-0843, and Jared can be reached at 260-704-0842, or you can email us at, or




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Amanda S. Davidson
Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group Brokered By eXp Realty - Alexandria, VA
Alexandria Virginia Homes For Sale

Jared, I love reading stories like these. You made a connection with them and that's great for both of you. They're going to be in the most competent hands and I know you'll put that big melon to work to find them the right house :)

Jun 26, 2014 06:13 AM #1
Tammie White, Broker
Franklin Homes Realty LLC - Franklin, TN
Franklin TN Homes for Sale

I've worked with clients like this. They are such a joy and produce to little stress for us.

Jun 26, 2014 06:23 AM #2
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Jared- your post is so refreshing to me.  Instead of the "it's all about money" posts, you've shown that it's also about the people that are our clients. 

Jun 26, 2014 10:56 AM #3
Jane Chaulklin-Schott
TEAMCONNECT REALTY - (407) 394-9766 - Orlando, FL
TeamConnect Luxury Homes - Orlando, Florida, 32836

A day such as you shared is one of the main reasons a majority of us love the real estate field. It is about PEOPLE.

Jun 26, 2014 12:15 PM #4
John Wiley
Right Move Real Estate Group- EXP Realty - Fort Myers, FL
Lee County, FL, ECO Broker, GRI, SRES,GREEN,PSA

Jared, thanks for sharing this great story. I believe in connecting well with people. It is more important than all the technology we have. People respond well to the personal touch. I am glad it was also good for you.

Make it a great day.

Jun 26, 2014 08:34 PM #5
Karen Mathers - REALTOR®
Keller Williams Vero Beach - Vero Beach, FL
When it Matters, Choose Mathers! 772-532-3221

What a great experience!  It would be so nice if we had the ability to offer big blocks of laid back time to every client we meet (and that they were pleasant).  Beyond making for a wonderful day, you would have a great insight into what would make their move as comfortable as possible.  

Jun 27, 2014 04:03 AM #6
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