“This was One Way to Get to Know the Neighbor”
“I know it’s been a while since we spoke, when you flipped the house next to me. However the reason why I am writing to you is, because I am getting ready to sell my house at 40 cedar street and I have to give it a fresh look before selling, I did like the work that your contractors did, and I was wondering if you can put me in contact with the contractor for an estimate.”
I let Angela know that our contractors work exclusively for us, but gave her a couple of referrals. We also discussed a new mortgage for her once she finds another home.
The property we purchased was a two family that had a unique situation pertaining to the garage. There was a two car garage, one owned by us and the other by Angela. The problem was the roof needed to be repaired and we couldn’t replace just half of it. I contacted her, introduced myself and told her that we purchased the property to renovate and resell.
I let her know that I wanted to repair the entire roof and it wouldn’t cost her a penny. Immediately suspicious, she wanted to know the catch. No catch, we would handle the cost. We did not want to put the home on the market with a garage that would have made the property look bad to potential buyers.
During the renovation process she had sent us a handful of prospective buyers, unfortunately none of them worked out but we found a buyer when we did the open house.
With any home that we have ever renovated we believe getting to know the neighbors is always a great idea. There is no one better at that than Gail.
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