Me and the Bandit Sign Police
So, the bandit sign police got me…..twice within a couple of weeks! And in 2 different areas to boot.
I decided I wanted to start getting more real estate deals a brewing (I’ve been on hiatus working on the ATM Business course.)
When I want my phone to start ringing what do I do? I put out bandit signs. Love me some bandit signs.
My phone definitely started ringing from my bandit signs. wGood calls and uhhh not so good calls. This is basically my “how to” on how to deal with the bandit sign police.
1st bandit sign police call was in my neck of the woods. BSP: You’re not allowed to put those signs on states roads.
I proceeded to be sweet as pie to the bandit sign police and he then said “well I will let you go out and pick them up instead of having my guys do it cause I know they are expensive. Just try to keep ’em off of the state roads.”
I asked him to elaborate on what a “state road” is and how I can tell. He told me but to tell ya’ll the truth, I honestly looked while driving around but I can’t see any signs that say SR that are posted near speed limit signs.
I never went to pick up my bandit signs. I forget where I put all my bandit signs! The good ones are still up and I even got a deal signed up from my bandit signs last week!)
2nd bandit sign police call: This one was a call from the guy who works in the township where I have my rental property for sale. I put up handwritten bandit signs to try to sell my rental property. This is how this one went down.
He left me a voicemail that said: You can’t have those signs up, they are illegal in the township. You need to come and get them before I take them down. Thank you.
So, me, being me…well I called him 🙂 I was, of course, sweet as pie. Told him I was sorry but I was just trying to sell my house cause my real estate agent sucks (sorry dad hehe) I proceeded to ask him what the rule was for real estate agent signs for the weekends? And if I could do like they do and maybe put out on Friday and pick up Sunday night?
BSP2 said: well, if you have a sign on your property then you can actually put signs around the area that SEND people to your house. That’s the only way it would be legal. The signs have to send them to your property.
I said…ok I will take care of them this weekend. All bandit signs will now send them to my property for sale.
He said ok but he wants to verify to make sure. I’m going to do it anyway and if when he verifies and it’s not the case, well I’ll just ask for forgiveness from the bandit sign police.
Btw, these conversations took me back a few years when I got my very first call from the bandit sign police. It was a woman and I actually went in to see her to get my bandit signs. We struck up a conversation and I left there knowing exactly how to follow the rules of the township and keep putting my bandit signs out!
Did any of you have experiences with the bandit sign police? How did it go down?