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It Was My Treat Lorrie Semler

 

 

It all happens with just a phone call.

What a treat when I got home this evening!

It was a blog about a conversation.

So glad Lorrie answered and was not disappointed...she thought I might be a robocall.

Lorrie

We have been following each other, on ActiveRain, for more than a dozen years, and it was fun finding out that The University of Maryland was Lorrie's Alma Mater.

And you might be interested in hearing about her business. Lorrie conducts estate sales and then has the opportunity to list the house and sell both the real estate and the contents. I think that's brilliant!

 

Lorrie's comment prompted this call 

''What a great idea! I'm going to borrow your tactic for my next showing.''

One-hour open house

 

 

So today, we have a Texas Realtor® and a Maryland Realtor® connected by a comment and a phone call.

That kind of sums up ActiveRain!

 

 Margaret Rome

   

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Comment balloon 24 commentsMargaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland • January 06 2020 11:15PM

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I remember a couple months ago, Alexandra Seigel called me.  I was almost rude because I thought it was another robo-call.  It is a testament to how difficult it can be to professionally answer the phone these days when we are being bombarded by so many robo-callers.

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) 13 days ago

Robo calls have bombarded us all.  Happy to hear about your new connection and it worked so well.

Posted by Rose Mary Justice, Synergy Realty Pros (Synergy Realty Pros) 13 days ago

Hello Margaret - you just never know who may be on the other end when you answer that call. . . 

Posted by Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393 13 days ago

Your post sums up Active Rain well. It's about the connections, the sharing, and the "light-bulb" moment, as Kathy Streib might say.

Posted by Lottie Kendall, Helping make your real estate dreams a reality (Compass) 13 days ago

Margaret- you are the light that guides the ActiveRain community. Period!

Posted by Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging) 13 days ago

Myrl Jeffcoat For me, it's better to take all the robocalls rather than miss a real honest to goodness person.

Posted by Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome ( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400) 13 days ago

Rose Mary Justice, It is fun to connect with members

Posted by Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome ( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400) 13 days ago

Michael Jacobs So true. You never know who might be on the end of that call.

Posted by Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome ( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400) 13 days ago

Lottie Kendall It is all about the connections, the learning, the sharing and the light bulb moments.

Posted by Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome ( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400) 13 days ago

Kathy Streib Thank you, my dear, but the same can be said for you!

Posted by Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome ( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400) 13 days ago

Sounds like the two of you had a great conversation - it is so much fun to take the conversations off line and actually communicate directly! 

Posted by Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC (Keller Williams Capital Properties) 13 days ago

Hi Margaret,
Your calls are always a treat!  You are committed to spreading the love daily! 

Posted by Carol Williams, Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager (Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals.) 13 days ago

Morning Margaret.

Now, that's the way it's supposed to work.  Hope it works out well for her.

Posted by James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results (Fathom Realty) 13 days ago

Good morning, Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland  she's wise to follow that advice you provided..... it works well for many reasons....

Posted by Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team (RE/MAX Executive Realty ) 12 days ago

Good morning Margaret. The Rain has many with great ideas. Tough to answer the phone sometimes with robo calls out of control. Enjoy your day!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired (Wayne M Martin) 12 days ago

Hi Margaret... always enjoy those phone calls with Active Rain members... I never hang up without having a big smile on my face.

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage ) 12 days ago

That DEFINITELY sums up Active Rain! We're just a little hotbed of sharing gret ideas!

Posted by Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417, Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate (United Real Estate) 12 days ago

Lise Howe Lorrie is a delight to talk with and her business is so interesting.

Posted by Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome ( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400) 12 days ago

Thanks Carol Williams It is a fun habit that I have enjoyed over the years.

Posted by Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome ( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400) 12 days ago

James Dray Always a pleasure to see you.

Posted by Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome ( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400) 12 days ago

Barbara Todaro Hoping to hear when Lorrie uses it.

Posted by Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome ( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400) 12 days ago

Wayne Martin You have just given me an idea for my next blog post. Thanks.

Posted by Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome ( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400) 12 days ago

Nina Hollander Those calls keep us smiling, learning and sharing!

Posted by Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome ( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400) 12 days ago

Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417 Sharing and learning while having some fun...I'm all for that!

Posted by Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome ( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400) 12 days ago

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