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What's In A Name?

Last week I was showing big, pretty houses to a couple who are considering a move to Washington.  They were interviewing several agents, and we really seemed to hit it off.  By the third of forth house, I was confident that we'd be working together. 

Then I made a really, really bad mistake. 

We met the listing agent at the last house, and I had an extreme "senior moment".  I totally blanked out on their names!

Was it Tim?  Ted?  Any "T" name?  Not even close!  And I couldn't cover it up, because I'd started to make the introductions.

It was not my best move.  It may have been one of my worst! 

They've decided to work with a colleague who came highly recommended by some close friends, and she is a fabulous agent.  She might have beaten me out even if I had remembered their names, but I sort of don't think so.

So, on the advice of my sweetie (who has occassional memory lapses himself), I'm getting one of those nice leather Coach portfolios with room for a pad of forms that include the buyers' NAMES IN BOLD PRINT at the top of the page!

 

Comment balloon 23 commentsPatricia Kennedy • December 27 2008 10:45PM
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