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Mike Hege, Real Estate Pro in 28078

How do you respond with the infamous dinner party question, "So, How's the market?"

Asked by Mike Hege, 28078 Thu Oct 31, 2013

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I tell them the local "market" is fabulous .............. the produce is very fresh.....I love the selection of organic apples...........and the prepared food section is amazing!

:)

then i ask them if they'd like a cma!
4 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Oct 31, 2013
I love it!
Flag Mon Nov 4, 2013
"It doesn't matter what I think, what do YOU think?"
1 vote Thank Flag Link Sun Nov 3, 2013
Debbie, that is a beauty!!
1 vote Thank Flag Link Sat Nov 2, 2013
thanks Alan! Have a great weekend!!
Flag Sat Nov 2, 2013
It's open 7 days a week .
1 vote Thank Flag Link Fri Nov 1, 2013
Tell ya, the first year or two of the drop, that was still a conversation piece. Next couple of years, not so much. "Oh, you're in real estate? Wow, things must be tough, huh?"

Now, it's kind of like the old days. People feel smart again, because their houses are worth more - at least around here - and they're starting to think about playing in the market again.

I just have to bask in the limelight . . . .
1 vote Thank Flag Link Thu Oct 31, 2013
Ha! I can totally relate... this was the typical response, "Oh you're in real estate? Wow, how are you making it?"

I love how the market shifts and people all of a sudden say, Wow, you're still in, guess you made it through the difficult times, now you can make it through anything
Flag Fri Nov 1, 2013
"It all depends on which part of the market you're interested in...what part of the market are you curious about?"
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Nov 2, 2013
"Why? Are you thinking of selling or Buying?"
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Nov 2, 2013
Stay upbeat, Listen to their questions and ideas. Be engaging. There is always something one can do and we are all in this together. We need more jobs and a better economy. We need Congress to work together. Enough of the blame game they all need to take responsibility and work towards some reasonable compromise.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Nov 2, 2013
"Books have been written on this very topic.....how much time do you have?"
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Nov 1, 2013
It's amazing or fantastic. It usually leads to more questions and a conversation.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Nov 1, 2013
Either Awesome of Amazing, they don't know how to reply. They will probably say great! Unless you are living under a rock you probably know how the market is doing but then again... Dinner party is just small talk :)
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Nov 1, 2013
I'm honest. If it's slow, I say that it's slowed down. If it's nuts (like it has been this year), I tell them that.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Nov 1, 2013
Lots of times people who ask that question will do so only to follow it up with their own take on market conditions. There are a lot of armchair quarterbacks out there!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Nov 1, 2013
Hah - thanks Mike!

Glad to see you have a sense of humor, as that comes in handy at a dinner party, too!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Nov 1, 2013
"The market depends on where you live. Do you live in Cobb's Landing? ......."
You know where to go from there.
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That is great. Thanks for your insight
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It's open 7 days a week ,
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