Any of you that have been buying and selling houses must have run into a situation that you have to deal with difficult members of your community. In my real estate business, we get people complaining usually about 1 of 2 things. Either they are mad because we’ve sent them a direct mail postcard advertising that we buy houses or they are mad about a bandit sign out on a street where they shop. On the direct mail complaints, we always wonder if they get mad at Domino’s pizza as well for sending them coupons monthly? Here’s my point, its first class mail and we paid to send it so throw it out if you don’t like our offer. Not a big deal.
Well, recently we received a “nice” email from a member of a community in which we have a home for sale….See what he wrote and see my response:
Hi, recently one of my childhood friends contacted me via facebook and asked me the following question: “Hey Mike -
Looks like you and your family are doing great! I wanted to bounce somthing off of you… I have some funds I’ve been sitting on waiting for the right opportunity to invest. – about 60k. Would you look at a rental property (like a 3 familiy), a fixer upper to flip or a vacation place on the Cape or in NH (that I’d rent). Obviously a good buyers market now… Any advice/thoughts would be appreciated! ”
That’s a great question, here’s how I replied