Category Archives: Hot Topic

Common courtesy is virtually DEAD!

Common courtesy…Don’t think there is much of that anymore.  I am sure you have had some of these experiences: You have a listing in the MLS and it says 24 hours notice.  I think some believe it is 24 minutes … Continue reading

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This is a Series of Serious Headbangers!

Today’s topic is a Series of Serious Headbangers! I sell real estate in Miami and please comment if you have the same problem in your area:  There are more agents that don’t know what they are doing than the ones … Continue reading

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Are You Prepared?

It’s hard to believe but Hurricane Season 2017 is now here – June 1st – November 30th – and now, not later, is the time to get prepared.  There are tons of websites, blogs and printed flyers out there with lots of tips … Continue reading

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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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