Category Archives: Hot Topic

Possibly my BIGGEST rant of the year

Here it comes…this is my biggest rant of the month, maybe the biggest of the year!  I will probably have permanent brain damage from the wall/desk/floor pounding after my altercation with this Broker. Let me set the stage: I have … 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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Consistency and Follow-Up

Remember when we were little kids and played “Simon Says”?  You had to do anything Simon said or you were out of the game.  How about the game “Follow the Leader”, the same applied.  Fast forward to the present day: … Continue reading

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Is it unethical or unprofessional?

This is an interesting question that I am asking my readers: You take a listing,  you receive an offer, you convey that offer to the Owner…and then along comes another agent whose Buyer has indicated interest and that agent always … Continue reading

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It’s Like the Wild, Wild West Out there!

I got a call on a new listing…it hasn’t been 24 hours, if that, that the sign went up.  The sign was from a neighbor.  I gave him information and he made an appointment to see the property and the last … Continue reading

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The process is beyond belief

I read an article in the Miami Herald this morning, it made me laugh, not with happiness but with sarcasm! The author likened the mortgage process with getting drilled at the dentist or, as I can also liken it to: … Continue reading

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How do you spell “stress”?

Reading the morning paper or listening to the news is enough to make anyone stressed out. The economy.  The uncertain marketplace.  Living on commission.  I could go on for paragraphs, but the reality is that life, yes, every day life … Continue reading

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