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Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want!

Real Estate Agent with Chinowth & Cohen 70500

Serving people for too many years to count, I am still amazed at how when things go super smooth the credits roll in on what a great person you are to represent them.  The truth is many times you put in countless hours and beat your head against the wall making that house which should have been a quick and easy sale go to closing.  That is the project that gives you experience instead of accolades. Afterall experience is what you get when you don't get what you want. Today I have a closing on the perfect small home in a nice neighborhood that should have been an easy sale.... Well I am on my way to the closing... I will let you know how it went when I get back.

Sybil Campbell
Fernandina Beach, FL
Referral Agent Amelia Island Florida

Hi Shannon Blair, Welcome to Active Rain and congratulations on your very first blog post.

Dec 30, 2015 05:02 AM

Thank you for welcoming me.  Have you been blogging long?

Dec 30, 2015 07:00 AM
Shirley Coomer
Keller Williams Realty Sonoran Living - Phoenix, AZ
Realtor, Keller Williams Realty, Phoenix Az

Welcome to ActiveRain and congratulations on your first Blog.  I hope this is the first of many!  Congratulations on your closing!

Dec 30, 2015 05:10 AM

Thank you for your comment.  The closing went smoothly, (the only thing that went smoothly on that sale). 

Dec 30, 2015 07:01 AM
Shanna Hall
Real Estate Solutions - Kirkwood, MO
I love selling houses!!!St. Louis, MO 314-703-1311

Good luck and I hope  all went well!

Dec 30, 2015 07:47 AM

Thank you, do you have any tips?

Jan 07, 2016 01:12 AM
IRMA Beltran
Century 21 M & M and Associates-Turlock homes Real Estate - Turlock, CA
Your Real Estate Agent 4 Life Always there 4 You!

Welcome to Active Rain! I have learned there's no such thing as an easy sale.

Have a Wonderful Blessed Day!!!

Dec 30, 2015 07:57 AM
Michele Connors
The Overton Group, LLC Pitt & Carteret County - Greenville, NC
Your Eastern North Carolina Realtor

Glad you can roll with the good and bad, that is one trait a sccessful Realtor needs.... Happy Selling and Welcome to Active Rain !

Dec 30, 2015 08:57 AM
Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint-Idaho
Sandpoint Realty LLC - Sandpoint, ID
North Idaho Real Estate - 208-255.6227

The learning is not always easy, nor enexpensive.  Best in success for 2016.  Welcome to Active Rain.  Much to learn, enjoy, and explore here.  Mark

Dec 30, 2015 10:28 AM
Compass - La Jolla, CA
San Diego Partner - The Private Client Network

Welcome to Active Rain and Congrats on your first posting.  Happy Blogging! Shannon Blair 

Dec 30, 2015 12:34 PM
Patricia Kennedy
RLAH@properties - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

Shannon, welcome to ActiveRain.  We'll have you totally addicted in no time! And I do hope your settlement went well!

Dec 30, 2015 12:39 PM

I hope to get addicted.  So, much to learn about blogging.


Jan 05, 2016 07:50 AM
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

Good morning, Shannon Blair yes, experience comes with new and challenging situations.... wishing you well with your latest closing....

Dec 30, 2015 07:12 PM
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

and welcome to ActiveRain....it's a great place to learn, share, market and network....and I hope you enjoy and benefit from all of it as much as I have over the past 6 years....

Dec 30, 2015 07:13 PM
Kat Palmiotti
eXp Commercial, Referral Divison - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Welcome to ActiveRain, and you're right - we learn a lot when things don't go well.

Dec 30, 2015 08:39 PM
Mery Fernandez Empire Network Realty Luxury Brokerage
Empire Network Realty INC. - Orlando, FL
The Rise of An Empire, Let's Build Yours!

Hi Shannon! Welcome to the world of Activerain, may your blogging  create a whole new chapter in your Real Estate Career.

Dec 30, 2015 11:01 PM
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Coldwell Banker Realty

Welcome to Active Rain!  As REALTORS who have been here (on and off) for more than 9 years, it's well worth it!

Dec 30, 2015 11:21 PM
The Temple Team
THE TEMPLE TEAM - Mooresville, NC
Specializing in Lake Norman/Charlotte/Charleston

CONGRATULATIONS on your First BLOG Post!  WELCOME to Active Rain ... You're going to love it here!


Jan 01, 2016 12:59 PM
Michael Thacker - Re/Max Real Estate Center - Louisville
Re/Max Real Estate Center - The Thacker Group - Louisville, KY
Your best friend who just happens to be a Realtor

Hello SHANNON BLAIR  and congratulations on your first blog post. Very interesting posting, keep up the great work.

Welcome to Active Rain! All the best for 2016!

Jan 02, 2016 12:10 PM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Congratulations on the easy sale Shannon, I hope you have many more.

Welcome to Active Rain, looking forward to reading many more of your posts, let me know if there is anything that I can do to help as you get started here.

Jan 09, 2016 02:49 PM
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Congratulations on a smooth closing!

Welcome to the Active Rain community!


Jan 13, 2016 04:01 PM
Letitia Stevenson
BHHS Fox & Roach | www.DelawareValleyRE.com - Greenville, DE
Listing Agent DE/PA/MD, Digital Marketer & Coach

Hi Shannon, Welcome to the Rain! ActiveRain is a great place to share your knowledge, expertise and thoughts, as well as network and learn so much from the vast pool of talent already onboard. I look forward to reading your upcoming posts. If you would like to connect with me on ActiveRain, please subscribe to my blog! Welcome Aboard, Happy New Year and Much Success! 

Jan 24, 2016 01:24 AM