No Pushing Here

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Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX PALM REALTY 3247553

Do you just know your customers well enough to know they can't be pushed or sold until they are ready?  I met some customers at an open house in April of 2016 and I continued to nurture them.  It wasn't until around October 2016 that some houses started to come on the market that interested them.  We've probably seen now about six here and there and seeing another one this Sunday.  This is what she had to say to me tonight,

"I really appreciate you sending us info, showing us homes, and being patient with our search.  You've helped us get educated to this market, and made our search relaxing too as you never push.  My son just got his real estate license in CO, and I told him how you always respond so quickly, but never seem frustrated by lack of action on our part -  and I told him that is what he should try to do for his future customers!   At some point, the right house will appear and we'll be ready for it." ~ Page W.

This is the type of  REALTOR® I strive to be on a daily basis.  I believe in people first whether it's my customer, the agent on the other side, the title company employees and all the others I come into contact with daily.  They are people, not numbers or a listing or a quick sale.  I believe it was the great Zig Ziglar who said, "You can have everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.

 

                                                                                                                       

 

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Comments (7)

Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Vickie, no one likes a used car sales person, and congrats on your great work ethic.

Jan 25, 2017 05:27 PM
Vickie Teel
RE/MAX PALM REALTY - Port Charlotte, FL
Sharing Florida sunshine one homeowner at a time!

Thank you so much Joan Cox . You are so right!

Jan 25, 2017 05:29 PM
Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

This is a great approach and that was nice feedback to send you.-Kasey

Jan 25, 2017 05:47 PM
Vickie Teel

Thank you Kasey & John Boles and the team at Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC 

Jan 26, 2017 07:21 PM
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Vickie- I love how you take the "I'm here for you" approach rather than the "I see dollar signs" approach.  Nurture is the right choice of words. 

Jan 25, 2017 06:24 PM
Vickie Teel

Thanks  Kathy Streib yes it is all about them and not us.

Jan 26, 2017 07:23 PM
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I don't push my clients and I very very seldom have a deal fall apart

Jan 25, 2017 08:19 PM
Vickie Teel

That's great William Feela 

Jan 26, 2017 07:23 PM
Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good morning Vicki. You are smart and kind and this matters. Nice post.

Jan 26, 2017 05:18 AM
Vickie Teel

Thank you so much for your sweet words Sheila Anderson .

Jan 26, 2017 07:24 PM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Good morning Vickie.  Good for you, as this is the way I like to treat folks as well.

Jan 26, 2017 06:10 AM
Vickie Teel

Hi Gabe Sanders thank you 

Jan 26, 2017 07:26 PM