Category Archives: General

First Impressions

When someone sees you for the first time…….What do they see and what do they think?  We are business individuals, yes we work for a company but you are the face of your company and your performance reflects back on … Continue reading

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How come you didn’t tell me?

As I prepare to show property today, I am thinking back to the first few years in real estate….now that’s going back to prehistoric times (my sons would say!). Nevertheless, I remember a Buyer asking me what the neighborhood was … Continue reading

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What would you have done?

OK, today is where I may make multiple enemies. I received an offer for one of my listings, the buyer’s agent doesn’t speak English or very little, and I don’t speak Spanish…not even a little.  So she is probably better … Continue reading

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T.M.I…Oh My!

Have you ever heard T.M.I.…“Too much information”?  I am sure that we as Realtors want to give our customers, in this case Buyers, as much info as we can so as to help them make their decision in the home … Continue reading

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The Spirit of the Fourth of July

Every Monday I attempt to share a wide variety of things that are important to our business, things that frustrate me about our business and yes, sometimes, things about our business that inspire me.  What does this Monday, the Monday … Continue reading

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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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