Blog Stories Motivation


By Drew Burchette, September 24, 2019

Buying a house is a job. As a buyer agent, my job is to lead and coach a buyer, but there is a lot of work for the buyer to do as well. Meet for showings, stalk properties on-line, do loan applications, evolve their expectations, etc., etc. I’ve found that it takes a lot of motivation for a buyer to keep moving forward to the end goal of a key exchange.

For a recent client of mine it was no different. Long story short…we started the process in late Summer of 2018 and just closed the sale in early Fall of 2019. The difference between then and now was motivation. At the beginning, the search was for the perfect home with little room for compromise. The current living situation was just fine and there was no need to move; the search was more of a curious endeavor. We looked a properties in NW & SW Portland in fits-and-starts. There were a few that almost fit the bill…just not quite.

Then, in August 2019, it was time to make it happen. The current house just wasn’t working any more and the word ‘motivated’ came into our conversations. We looked at all the active inventory and had a house under contract inside of 2 weeks!

Drew Burchette

Principal Broker

I arrived in the real estate business over a decade ago and have since helped scores of people buy and sell their homes. The groundswell that I created in my practice is rooted in the relationships that I have nurtured over the years. My style is educational, and I see myself as the coach and leader of your real estate transaction. My coaching is geared towards empowering you to make informed decisions that will lead to your best possible outcome. I excel at asking the questions that get to the heart of the matter which in turn enables a smooth sale process. Away from the office I am passionate about so many things, but it all begins and ends with my family. My boys are both in elementary school and parenting is an ongoing challenge and joy for my wife and I. We love to travel around Oregon, the East Coast, Mexico and beyond. My passion for surfing, kiteboarding, and fishing help to keep me grounded in life. Read more reviews
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