Al and Cal Homes and Community: A Valentine's Day Real Estate Love Story

A Valentine's Day Real Estate Love Story

A Valentine's Day Real Estate Love Story

It is Valentine's Day.   I was thinking of all the couples that I have found homes for and how happy there are/were in their new homes and how lucky I am that in most cases I have been a part of a very happy moment for many, many young couples.    

There are many stories to be told, but this is a really good one!

There was this amazing young couple that I had sold a home to when they were just married.   They were hard workers with good professional jobs.   The purchased a new home and were delighted and delightful to work with.   Even the builder though so.     

It was no surprise to me when they called me up to say that their family had grown and it was time to move up to a larger home.    We began the search and looked at many homes.   Their wants were specific as were their locational needs.  

 I knew exactly what they were looking for and after time the perfect home came on the market!

 It was an expanded cape in a delightful neighborhood.  Homes set apart.   All a bit different but with distinctive characteristic of a well built custom New England development.    Hold the train!   There is always a catch, right?   Right.   This home was just outside of their desired area.    I knew, it wasn't too far from the commuter rail, but still..... 

I contacted them and said, "I have the perfect home!"   I told them where it was and they were hesitant.  Too far from the train, etc.    "Can you humor me?"  I asked them to drive by.   They did.   

....If this were video... this is where I would insert the sappy music.....

The Buyers called me and asked me to get them into the house pronto!!!!    

I did.  They bought it.   


Here is the real love story.....

 Turns out... when they were first dating many moons ago... leisurely driving around as young lovers do, they fell upon this neighborhood.   The husband (then boyfriend), said to the gal... that is the house we are going to live in.    Yep...the very same house!    

That friends is my Valentine's Day true love story!  

Carol-Ann Palmieri

Al and Cal Realty Group

Remax Executive Realty




Comment balloon 13 commentsCarol-Ann Palmieri • February 14 2012 07:58PM


Very sweet story, CAL... Happy V'day to you and yours!!

Posted by Peggy Hughes/pha logistix, inc., SF NYC LA (pha logistix inc) about 7 years ago

Great story, Carol Ann. Looks like 'Secret Scrolls' works!

Posted by Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale (LAER Realty Partners) about 7 years ago

How nifty is that. Talk about predicting the future!  Bet they're both happy campers.

Posted by Erby Crofutt, The Central Kentucky Home Inspector, Lexington KY (B4 U Close Home Inspections&Radon Testing ( about 7 years ago

Carol Ann, a story of destiny for sure. That was a great deal for all.

Posted by Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally (RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 ) about 7 years ago

Hi Peggy!   Thank you.  I just love that story!


Hi Praful.    I guess it does!  


Hi Erby.   I do hope so.  They deserve it!



Posted by Carol-Ann Palmieri, "Cal" the Real Estate Gal (RE/MAX Executive Realty, Al and Cal Realty Group) about 7 years ago

Hi Ed!    Worked out all the way around.   Thank you!

Posted by Carol-Ann Palmieri, "Cal" the Real Estate Gal (RE/MAX Executive Realty, Al and Cal Realty Group) about 7 years ago

Love stories that end well always bring a smile to our faces. Good for you - matchmaker. That's what we do best - listen and know our clients needs and wishes and find them a match. Well done Cal Gal. :)

Posted by Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA (ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors) about 7 years ago

Carol Ann....that is such a sweet story!

Posted by Christine Smith, Exclusive Buyer Agent & Attorney, Canton, MA (Buyers Brokers Only LLC - about 7 years ago

Terrific story Cal, it is always good to hear a happy ending and your buyers got their dream home thanks to your efforts.

Posted by Al Raymondi, Ormond By The Sea Florida - Home and Condo Sales (Ocean View Realty Group in Ormond By The Sea Florida) about 7 years ago

Carol Ann,

What a great story and throw the the young couple in love. Maybe you could write it up and sell it to HBO or some group like that. By the way you did a superb job of working with these folks. 

Posted by Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties) about 7 years ago

Hi Debb.  Thanks.    So nice when something like this happens!  


Hi Christine.  One of my favorites!


Hi Al.  Crazy how it all happened, but must have been a bit of fate thrown in with some hard work!


Hi Bob.    Wouldn't that be cool!!   Good news about real estate on the TV!   LOL.  


Thanks all for commenting and reading my ramblings!

Posted by Carol-Ann Palmieri, "Cal" the Real Estate Gal (RE/MAX Executive Realty, Al and Cal Realty Group) about 7 years ago

Carol Ann, i love sappy house sale stories...i just added yours to my shelf!  Congrats

Posted by Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond (RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate) about 7 years ago

Hey Cal-sweet story. Congrats on the sale of your Polley house and have an excellente weekend!

Posted by Marco Giancola, Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida (Beachfront Realty) about 7 years ago