“Turning Dreams into Reality”

“Turning Dreams into Reality”




I had set up an appointment with these clients to do a refinance. As part of that process I ask a lot of questions. We spent an hour talking about their lives, their dreams and whether or not it was possible to attain them.


As a result of the conversation the numbers and the purpose of the refinance changed, so much so that they are also moving forward on the purchase of a beach property. Originally they were thinking that this dream wouldn’t happen for a few years. A few years became NOW in 2016:


Hi Joe Thank you for a great and productive meeting this afternoon. John and I appreciate everything you did today including some insight into what our options could be in owning a shoreline home.


We are excited to see where all this takes us between the refinance and the purchase of a 2nd home.


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Joe Petrowsky, NMLS #6869

Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS #2709

110 Main St.

Manchester, Ct. 06042

Office: 860 647-7701 x116

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Email: joe@righttracfg.com



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Comment balloon 26 commentsJoe Petrowsky • March 25 2016 05:09PM


Hi Joe.  The first thing that hit me about your blog was "We spent an hour talking about their lives, their dreams and whether or not it was possible to attain them.  Who does that anymore besides you?

Posted by Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor (Re/Max Professional Associates) over 1 year ago

What a wonderful meeting and outcome. And I agree with Conrad. You spent time to connect with them; that's a fabulous thing!

Posted by Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat (Grand Lux Realty, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com) over 1 year ago

So glad to hear this Joe.  You are a true consultant and it shows.

Posted by Women of Westchester Working Together, Women helping Women get ahead (Women of Westchester Working Together) over 1 year ago

I agree with Debbie. Your clienst are lucky to be working with you.

Posted by Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel (RE/MAX Centre Realtors) over 1 year ago

We feel honored to be a part of people's lives and making dreams reality...as do you...great to have a career you love.

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce - Short Sale (Keller Williams 414-525-0563) over 1 year ago

Good morning Joe. Taking the time to understand the "why" gives you the best opportunity to offer the "whats" correctly. Enjoy your day!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker (Wayne M Martin) over 1 year ago

Hi Joe.  Looks like you will soon have an invitation to see some nice folks new shore home.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) over 1 year ago

Talking and listening.....that's how you made it happen this year Joe!

Posted by Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today! (Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092) over 1 year ago

Good Morning Joe,

I know you can talk about almost anything under the sun. You can even engage in a conversation about movies only girls or women can relate to.

Anyway, you do make dreams come true. And thank you for the wisdom you share with your clients and friends.

Posted by Maria Gilda Racelis, Home Ownership is w/in Reach. We Make it Happen! (Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington) over 1 year ago

Good morning Joe. Conrad has your number and many of us know he is right.

Posted by Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133 (Referral Group Incorporated) over 1 year ago

Joe, what you do for clients can only be done by someone that not only likes their job, but also the contact with the people that call you.

Posted by Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally (RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 ) over 1 year ago

Giving a client or potenital client options is sure to keep them on the right track!

Posted by Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists (The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803) over 1 year ago

Good Saturday morning Joe Petrowsky -

It's what we do.  Right?  We listen, we encourage, we advise and we enjoy the smiles when it all comes together for our clients.  Good job my friend.

Posted by John McCormack, AlbuquerqueHomes.com, Albuquerque Homes Realty (Albuquerque Homes Realty * www.AlbuquerqueHomes.com) over 1 year ago

Joe you consistently show that your clients best interest's are your priority.  They know it and can feel it.  You are a trusted advisor to many.  Kudos.  Mark.

Posted by Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint, North Idaho Real Estate - 208-255.6227 over 1 year ago

Hi Joe Petrowsky Time spent with clients ALWAYS pays dividends, doesn't it?

Bill Roberts

Posted by Bill Roberts, "Baby Boomer" Retirement Planner (Brooks and Dunphy Real Estate) over 1 year ago

Good morning, Joe --- don't you just love it when this happens?

Posted by Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393 (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage) over 1 year ago


How wonderful for your clients and for you!  A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing (Napa Consultants) over 1 year ago

Joe- you did more than discuss a mortgage with them ... you listened to their wants and their needs and you were what a true professional is. 

Posted by Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging) over 1 year ago

That's what you do Joe Petrowsky - you make dreams come true!

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC Team) over 1 year ago

Joe this is the type of business where we can make dreams come true, and you did a great job of doing that for these people.

Posted by George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert (George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages) over 1 year ago


Great job helping another customer to live their dreams..

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

Posted by Lou Ludwig, Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC (Ludwig & Associates) over 1 year ago

Joe, People just don’t know what they can do until they seek professional help. There is the opposite side of this scenario … those that know they can … but they cannot.  Well done.

Happy Easter

Posted by Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker (KD Realty - 408.972.1822) over 1 year ago

These are busy times and I know you are covered up with applications and consultations. Happy Easter.

Posted by Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent (Platinum Properties) over 1 year ago

Thank you very much, Joe, for sharing this positive story.

Have an outstanding week.

Posted by Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs (Realty Group Referrals) over 1 year ago

Wow you are amazing Joe, the dream maker for the buyer as well as the Realtor Happy Easter, Endre

Posted by Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices) over 1 year ago

Gotta LOVE that kind of denouement, Joe! Not only one, but two ways to make them happy! 

Posted by Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate, "Your Gateway to the Lake" 503-755-2905 (John L Scott Market Center) over 1 year ago