"Hello, Jason Crouch. This is Jason Crouch calling."
The words above were the first thing I heard when I answered the phone yesterday afternoon. No, I am not going insane.
Believe it or not, there is ANOTHER Jason Crouch who is a real estate broker out there - he lives in Emeryville, California. Like me, he owns and operates his own brokerage, All Emeryville Properties. Here's the best part: Jason called me yesterday with a referral! We had spoken a few years ago upon discovering that we were living parallel lives. Well, not exactly, but we were living with the same name and in the exact same profession.
To make matters even more interesting, when we first spoke, our parents were all living in the same small Texas town (Waxahachie).
I spoke with the lady that Jason referred to me, and I feel sure that we'll be able to help her sell the properties that she has here (land for sale).
Never discount the value of Googling your own name! That was how we originallly "met". I am being a bit facetious, but it is a true story.
Incidentally, Jason is also a member RIGHT HERE on ActiveRain. You can find his profile here, although he's not using it (yet): http://activerain.com/jasonesque.
If you have any referrals for that area of the world, I would recommend sending them to Jason. After all, with a name like Jason Crouch, he must be a phenomenal agent! :-)
In case you are curious, one of the first things I mentioned after getting the contact info for the client was, "I have to write about this on my blog!" Then again, that is probably not a big surprise to many of you, since I say that a lot.