Category Archives: General

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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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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