Category: True Stories

My One Bath, No Bedroom Listing

On a busy summer day the phone rang, “Yes, I’d like to see your listing in St Paul on VanBuren.” My schedule was booked back to back with higher-end potential business…

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Never Say Never

I was in a crowded waiting room with other agents, each hoping their offer would be selected on this Rum River acreage property with 5 bedrooms. What I knew, that they didn’t know, was my offer was contingent on the sale of my buyers’ property. Contingent offers almost never prevail in multiple offer situations…

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“Sell My House by Friday…”

As so often happens, a previous buyer of one of our listings called: “I’ve got a new job in California and need to move.” Knowing the house and the market, I said, “No Problem! 60-90 days and we’ll have you, your family, and your equity on the west coast.”…

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Sooner Rather Than Later

While sharing a meal with current clients, I thanked them for encouraging Mike and Jean to work with the Joyer Home Team last year. He said “You know Mike passed

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My Friend Jay

“Jeff, I need a ride to closing.” I first met Jay at a Builders Association meeting when he offered his lap for my young bride to sit on…

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