By: Carol Bulman
Attending the recent New Bedford Board of Realtor Affiliate event was a great chance to see our South Coast region at work. The event was exciting with lots of energy and up to 35 local vendors presenting their wares and chatting with their local Realtor supporters. It was great fun for me as I had an opportunity to renew some friendships with local mortgage folks with whom I used to do business during my time with National City Bank and Washington Mutual.
Our six-office team on the South Coast: Mattapoisett, Padanaram, New Bedford, Wareham and North Dartmouth, lead the entire region in market share and it’s obvious after spending the evening with them why they are such a great success. Our agents turned out in force for this annual event, held at the — in Fairhaven. In fact, there were 32 members of the Conway South Coast Team at the function, making up about 12% of of the 250-plus folks who were there that evening. We laughed, talked, reacquainted with old friends, and danced the night away.
I’ve been reading a book called “Delivering Happiness,” written by Tony Hssieh, the CEO of Zappos. He says that the best and happiest times of this life have little to do with money and more to do with being part of something that matters and a group of individuals who share a common vision. He calls the group of people committed to the success of Zappos his “tribe,” and I can’t help but compare his experience with our own real estate “tribe” on the South Coast.
I was proud of our professional team that evening and realized what a powerful force our agents are as they combine their skills and talents to serve their buyers and sellers. They are successful because they are committed to their work, dedicated to their customers, and willing to come together to share ideas and simply have some fun. Many thanks for inviting me to this great event!