It finally happened. I got lost. Yep, me the native of Northern Virginia, the one who proudly gloats that they "don't need no stinkin' GPS" to find their way around.
My instincts told me when I left the house that something wasn't right. I checked and double checked to make sure I had my supra key, my phone, my digital camera and even my car keys. They were all there so that wasn't the problem.
So off I went. I followed the directions. I took every left turn, I took every right turn. How could I be wrong? It was all spelled out for me in black and white. But still that little nagging feeling wouldn't go away. Why wasn't I seeing houses? Lots and lots of houses? Cows? Not on the list of what I was expecting to see.
Time to stop and put on the reading glasses. Perhaps I zigged when I should have zagged. Nope the directions told me to go this way. How could I have gotten myself into this predicament?
It was easy. Instead of following my instincts I followed the directions in the MLS. A big slap my head DUH to me. I know better and yet I did it anyway.
So to my fellow agents, before you hit the submit button on the MLS re-read your directions. Gas isn't cheap and sending an agent even a few miles in the wrong direction is costly both in gas and time. Don't rely on Google instead get out and drive them yourself.
No I'm still not going to buy a GPS....yet....but I am going to trust my instincts. They usually don't steer me wrong!
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