Happiness is... scoring disinfecting wipes!

Real Estate Agent with Thompson Company, REALTORS® MD594797

The lady in the household section at the Target on Dobbin in Columbia, MD who yelled an overly excited YES when she spotted 3 containers of disinfecting wipes, and was seen dancing through the parking lot moments later? ... Yep, that lady was me! Never ever have I been happier about my purchase of cleaning supplies. How times have changed!! 

essential items of an essential RealtorThe disinfectant wipes ARE a biggie, and fully warrant a public happy dance with a messy bun piled atop of my head.

I've been on the hunt for a while, and have come to appreciate the displays at the entrance of the store letting me know whether or not certain items are in stock. It's a great idea.. it saves me time, searching for something that is not there, and it limits the number of people in the store.

For any REALTOR® still out there (some have hit PAUSE for now, and that's okay! let me know if I can help you please!), virus annihilating wipes have become a weapon of choice.. I mean, essential tool!

Other items in my Covid-19-toolbox include vinyl gloves, face mask, hand sanitizer, cotton swabs (these are great for pushing little buttons as the ones on a lockbox, or pinpad at the store, or in an elevator), tissues.

Although I was only allowed to purchase one container, I am dedicating this one solely to my Real Estate business. Fully stocked with all essentials, this essential REALTOR® is ready, and happy to assist you!  

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16910 Oak Hill Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20905
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Andrea is a REALTOR® based in Silver Spring, MD, who has enjoyed assisting buyers and sellers in Montgomery and Howard County, MD (and beyond) for 16+ years now. She always answers the phone with a smile, enjoys running, hiking, and traveling, speaks German, reads a lot, blogs a little, and drinks too much coffee. 


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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Andrea - cue the hidden(or not-so-hidden) camera to capture this event.  It sounds like an advertiser's dream come true.  

Apr 11, 2020 12:20 PM #1
Andrea Bedard
Thompson Company, REALTORS® - Silver Spring, MD
M.A.; REALTOR® Silver Spring, MD and beyond

If my happy dance made some people laugh.. then it's all good! Just do alert me please if you see a meme of me on the interwebz Michael Jacobs!  

Apr 11, 2020 03:04 PM #2
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi Andrea- I even saved something I saw on the internet that showed how to make disinfectant wipes using paper towels, Clorox and soapy water. What you can't find is Lysol spray. 

Apr 11, 2020 05:17 PM #3
Andrea Bedard
Thompson Company, REALTORS® - Silver Spring, MD
M.A.; REALTOR® Silver Spring, MD and beyond

I'll be saving the container Kathy Streib, in case I run out again, I'll have a dispenser for home-made ones.  Having to go on a hunt for disinfectant supplies will hopefully be a non-issue again before too long! 

Apr 11, 2020 06:04 PM #4
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

It's crazy that things like this have gone out of stock, companies that make these products are going to make a killing since they will sell as soon as they hit the shelves.

Apr 12, 2020 06:38 AM #5
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

I passed up a container of wipes when this first started - I ddin't think I needed them and someone else could use them - can you say stupid in German? Dumkopf? 

Apr 13, 2020 01:33 PM #6
Andrea Bedard
Thompson Company, REALTORS® - Silver Spring, MD
M.A.; REALTOR® Silver Spring, MD and beyond

There are a few companies thriving in this environment Brian England

I did the same thing Lise Howe and then had to go on hunts to find some. And celebrate the find with a happy dance 

P.S. It's Dummkopf - but I would never call you that! 

Apr 14, 2020 06:45 AM #7
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good morning Andrea Bedard - that is a big SCORE.  My Covid19 tool kit is rather empty.

Apr 17, 2020 06:23 AM #8
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