Did You Know Cleaning Toilets Could Be Part of Glamorous Agent's Job?

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Did You Know Cleaning Toilets Could Be Part of Glamorous Cleaning Toilets Part of Real Estate Agent's Job imageAgent's Job?

by San Jose REALTOR Michelle Carr Crowe

Inspired by the Q & A Question "Do You Have Any Interesting Stories About a Final Walk Through of a Property Before Closing?"

Clients often have the misperception that real estate is a glamorous job. Here's a tale showing how glamorous real estate really is.

I'll never forget the walk-through with the 90-year-old legally blind Seller who was not going to do even one more thing for the Buyers-only to discover the toilet was dirty-really dirty. She probably in honesty could not even "see" it.

I can still remember that walk through and cleaning that toilet for my buyers with a smile on my face. "Cleaning toilets"-I do not recall that it was anywhere in the original real estate agent job description.

However, I'd been well trained by my late mommy, Silicon Valley legendary agent Judy Carr, to "do what it takes to close". So I smiled and cleaned the toilet-and we happily closed on time.

Thanks for reading "Did You Know Cleaning Toilets Could Be Part of Glamorous Agent's Job?"

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Michelle Cherie Carr Crowe and her "Get Results Team" (established by the late legendary Silicon Valley super agent Judy Carr) are known as the "Lynbrook and Cupertino Schools Experts." Coaching clients to success is Michelle's passion, making her and her team creative catalysts for positive change in people's lives. She is a Silicon Valley-based multi-million dollar real estate consultant, author, coach and trainer who works by referral only.

Her designations have included: Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR), Accredited Consultant of Real Estate (ACRE), Accredited Luxury Home Specialist (ALHS)Accredited Staging Professional (ASP)Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE),  Property Marketing Expert (PME), Real Estate CyberSpace Specialist (RECS), and Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES).

Michelle is an internationally-published freelance writer with over 1,200 traditional articles published in print and online, co-author of two books on Silicon Valley-specific real estate as well as over 68,000 blog posts on Blogger, ActiveRain, Examiner, FaceBook, Realtor, Trulia, RealBird and others. She enjoys reading, traveling, animals, nature, family, dancing, staging, consulting, coaching and praying. Check out her blog at www.activerain.com/results or visit her online at www.michellejudycarr.com. For RE$ult$ ... Just Call ... (408) 252-8900.


Comments (6)

William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I have washed windows mirrors and even run the vacumm through the home...I have yet to clean a toilet.

Oct 21, 2016 08:21 AM
Belinda Spillman
Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado - Aurora, CO
Colorado Living!

I too have done it all.  I remember bringing yellow rubber gloves to a sellers house to clean out their disgusting oven.  They were out of state and just didn't see why that was a problem.  I took care of it!

Oct 21, 2016 08:30 AM
1~Judi Barrett
Integrity Real Estate Services 116 SE AVE N, Idabel, OK 74745 - Idabel, OK
BS Ed, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDABEL OK

Good for  you!!  


We have a very nice lady in Idabel that cleans and she can use the money. So far, that has been the route that I've taken. 

Oct 21, 2016 09:33 AM
MichelleCherie Carr Crowe .Just Call. 408-252-8900
Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty - San Jose, CA
Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years

Thank all for commenting. That one was under the gun on timing so it was "get'r done time".

Oct 22, 2016 01:44 PM
Jeremy K. Frost
Keller Williams Realty - Dripping Springs, TX
Associate Broker, ABR,CNE,CRS,ePro,PSA,RENE,SRS

This is a very informative post. Thank you for sharing and best of luck!

Oct 27, 2016 09:09 AM