Home delivery milkman's son's story about real estate

Reblogger Praful Thakkar
Real Estate Agent with LAER Realty Partners

Well, today is the day when you can meet this 'Milkman's Son' if you are in BOSTON & Ready for Spring Meet Up....

I know many of you are far away, so here's the story of a man who loves story telling - my dear friend - Larry Lawfer .

Original content by Larry Lawfer MA# 9517963

John-LawferHome delivery milkman's son's story about real estate. Growing up in Doylestown, Pa back in the days when people didn't lock their doors, left their car keys in the ignition and knew their neighbors I had the privilege to join my father in his job.  He was a home delivery milkman.  Beginning with the pick up of the products at the dairy farm each morning at 2 AM we would set out into the dark with excitement those mornings, at least I was excited. I knew I would be going into peoples houses and checking their refrigerators for what they needed.  I would have to race back to the truck, tell my Dad who would make note of the delivery, then

375-Westfiled-DedhamI would race back into the home making sure I was quiet and respectful.  Those were different times then and the thought of leaving our houses open all night so that someone could serve us our needs is well gone, but back then it was magical to me.

I went into Colonials, Farm Houses, Tudor's and Contemporaries.  I saw neat houses, messy houses and made friends with the pets who lived there.  I loved knowing my neighbor's and the lives they lead inside their homes. I loved speaking to a Mom or Dad who was up at those wee hours and knowing I was helping.  Not much has changed about that over the years. As a Realtor® I do much of the same work.  I must know the homes and the people who live within.

114 Shornecliffe Road, Newton MA 02458I get to know there love of the home and the reasons they are leaving.  There is an intimacy to this process that demands respect and discretion. We have a job to do and we need to get in and out in the most efficient manner to move on to the next home.

My Dad is gone now more than a year, but I still think of those days when I sit down with my clients and prospects to serve them professional services.  It is all about their needs and their wants. I guess all my life I have been headed in this direction but I feel blessed to be able to share my home delivery milkman's son story about real estate.

Larry Lawfer

Realtor®, Director of Marketing, Tech Ambassador

YourStories Realty Group with Keller Williams

680 High Street

Westwood, MA 02090

larry@lawfer.com, 617-774-8292

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And I am also a proud son of proud Dad who worked hard - so I have reached this level in my life. Thanks Dad (Bapuji!)

May 14, 2015 03:16 PM #19
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George Souto - never mind, it would have been a long drive....

May 14, 2015 03:16 PM #20
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George Souto - and what matters is, I could make it to Eric Boucher 's meet up.

May 14, 2015 03:17 PM #21
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(it's just a matter of me moving little west and you, my CT friends, moving little east...)

May 14, 2015 03:17 PM #22
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Julie Morales - yes, those good old days...can't forget them.

May 14, 2015 03:18 PM #23
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Thanks for stopping by Julie, Patty... really appreciate it.

May 14, 2015 03:18 PM #24
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Yes, Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR - great story of my friend Larry.

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We tried, but just couldn't get to your posts. :)  Glad it all got fixed.  

May 14, 2015 03:19 PM #26
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Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® CRS, GRI ~ 512-587-5689 - wow! we share so many common threads in our life! Bring a milkman is just one of them.

May 14, 2015 03:20 PM #27
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(And being a Real Estate Professional is another, Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® CRS, GRI ~ 512-587-5689 )

May 14, 2015 03:20 PM #28
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Thanks for stopping by Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz - appreciate it.

May 14, 2015 03:21 PM #29
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Loved the story and on the day it was re-blogged - our meet up day.

May 14, 2015 03:21 PM #30
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Rebecca Gaujot, the GO TO REALTOR - a nice person to meet, Larry is.

May 14, 2015 03:21 PM #31
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We have many similarities - KW is one of the connections between two of us, too.

May 14, 2015 03:22 PM #32
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Ginny Gorman - thanks for stopping by. Missing you at the meet ups....please plan to attend the next one.

May 14, 2015 03:23 PM #33
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We did have a good meet up, and we enjoyed it.

May 14, 2015 03:23 PM #34
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Thanks for stopping by Michael Thornton 

May 14, 2015 03:24 PM #35
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI - sure you had a great day - like we did, at meet up.

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Lise Howe- yep, great story and it was a great meet up, too.

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Thanks all for stopping by - really appreciate it.

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