Category Archives: General

Active or Pending?

This week’s Title tells all: If you have an executed contract, the listing should be in Pending with subject to inspections, third party approvals, etc.  It should NOT be Active! It could also be Pending Back-up – signaling to all that your seller … Continue reading

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Volunteer…you’ll be glad you did!

  OK, over the last few years I have written about volunteering for your local, state or national  REALTOR Association and volunteering in your community.  I cannot tell you how much I  have gotten back…. far more than I have ever given. In … Continue reading

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What we have here is a failure to communicate!

In our business, communication is everything.  We go on a listing appointment, we are attune to everything our Sellers want or need to happen.  In the first 10-14 days we are almost in constant communication.  Of course in today’s marketplace, … Continue reading

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Who is the Professional?

I went on a listing appointment last week.  I had literally 3 major sales analyses and my own analysis of the property.  It took me over an hour to explain the whys and wheres of what, why and how in … Continue reading

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Be Aware!

As I made my way through various real estate activities this past week, two important issues became very apparent,  1) open houses and REALTOR Safety, 2) REALTOR Compensation. REALTOR Safety is a very serious concern…Open houses in rural areas or metro … Continue reading

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Never forget that it is all about the members…

Today I am digressing from my usual head banging about the problems I encounter in the world of real estate.  Many of you all have commented on these posts that you too have encountered the same in some way, shape … Continue reading

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It’s truly better to give than receive

I follow a blog called Dante’s Diaries, and it’s about a little Maltipoo that has thoughts about people and the world around him.  He is an adorable little dog that has a temperament that you wish most people you know … Continue reading

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