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Real Estate Agents Facing Extreme Weather Conditions

Real estate agents often face unpredictable and extreme weather conditions in their line of work. From tornadoes to ice storms, these professionals are determined to complete their showings and help their clients find their dream homes. In this article, we will explore some of the most challenging weather situations experienced by real estate agents and how they managed to overcome them.

Tornadoes and Wall Clouds

In the summer of 2011, a real estate agent was driving a mother and her two young daughters to look at homes when they encountered a giant wall cloud on the road. Wall clouds are dark, ominous-looking towers of clouds that can be quite scary for those unfamiliar with them. The buyer, who claimed to be a weather watcher, began to panic, causing her daughters to scream and cry hysterically.

As the torrential rain and thunder started, the agent did their best to calm everyone down. Thankfully, they made it to the next house within 10 minutes, pulling into the garage to avoid hail and sheltering in the basement until the weather improved. The showings continued as if nothing had happened.

Smoke from Wildfires

On June 7, 2023, a real estate agent had three private showings lined up for a duplex penthouse with three terraces listed at $3.3 million on the Upper East Side of New York. That morning, smoke from Canadian wildfires was blowing through the sky, creating almost no visibility. Despite warnings on TV and radio for people to stay home, all three groups of buyers did not cancel their showings.

With an old Covid mask on, the agent braved the dark, smoky streets and made it to the building. All three groups of buyers and their brokers showed up on time, discussing the strange weather. While standing on the living room terrace overlooking Billionaires’ Row, they could only see a small circle of light in the sky, resembling the moon behind heavy clouds. It was a scene straight out of a movie.

Real Estate Agents’ Dedication and Determination

These stories showcase the dedication and determination of real estate agents, who are willing to face extreme weather conditions to help their clients find their dream homes. Their ability to adapt and remain calm under pressure is truly commendable.

While weather conditions can be unpredictable and sometimes frightening, these agents are committed to providing the best service possible to their clients. So, the next time you’re searching for a new home, remember the hard work and dedication of your real estate agent, who might be facing extreme weather conditions just to show you the perfect property.

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