News from the Club 9/19

It never ceases to amaze me what a small world it is and how much smaller it gets all the time!  Obviously with the increase in technology, the cyber world and “air space” is most definitely smaller, quicker and easier!  But our actual physical connection to people and places is also seemingly smaller.  Is it really or is that only what adults say?  Do children in today’s world feel it too?  Is it only because I am bigger, older?  In any case, our lives are connected in ways we don’t even realize or always see.  Any person, at any time either walking next to you or past you could have known someone you’ve known or may know currently.  There may be a previous or future connection with someone within arm’s reach.  As in my favorite movie, “It’s a Wonderful Life” you will never know how many lives you will affect everyday and what would happen if you never touched them.  So a man drove past the office with a new landscape business and came by to introduce himself.  He starts saying how he got a wonderful owner contract on a property on the Island and on and on.  Come to find out that the previous owner is a very good friend of mine!  Another client called my phone number from a sign and came by later to chat about Real Estate and remembered that he chatted with my husband over the phone a few weeks previous!  What are the odds that he would call my number from a random sign?  A conversation while a couple was waiting in a line hundreds of miles away brings them to Camano; they stop by the office just to get a recommendation and information on a Bed and Breakfast.  The conversation in the line was with a Camano Island resident who said how wonderful she loved her new home up here and that they should definitely visit.  The resident I sold a home to several months earlier!!  Real Estate activities and Pending sales have and continue to stay up now at 44 from 50 last week for Camano Island!!  Those missing 6 Pending, went to closed sales which is still nearly one a day!!  Strange, fascinating and such coincidental meetings and connections!  I love my job!  I meet so many interesting and unique people and most have become not only clients but friends for years.  The continued stream of buyers in the current market continues not only on Camano but as well in Snohomish!  With more and more people coming to the area, I am anxious to see what new connections will come and who I will meet next!!  We will only be having our Club Friday for the next three weeks.  This week the 23rd, I will be open without a sponsor due to some other engagements and next week, September 30th with a double Open House between Windermere and the Country Club Fire Station 4033 Local Fire Fighters!!  We will end our season with Greenworks of Washington on October 7th.   Come in Friday or any day of the week to see who you might meet!!

Posted on September 19, 2011 at 1:57 pm
Beth A. Newton | Category: Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

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