Category Archives: Professionalism

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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Why?

I ask a question and already know the answer.   Here we go again…..I know many of you all out there laugh or giggle at my rants and raves, but I will bet, these incidents happen to you all just … 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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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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Remember the Word Negotiate?

I was remembering  today the word negotiate.   I know I am dating myself, but remember when you had an offer and you would meet with the Seller’s agent and the Seller and negotiate.  I sat through numerous negotiating seminars … Continue reading

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Failure to Communicate

I ran across an article the other day about the top complaints customers have about us (yes, us REALTORS) in selling their property.  Obviously, communication is THE biggest complaint. It is interesting that the first couple of weeks, we communicate on … Continue reading

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A Question of Professionalism

This past week, I spoke to the 2016 Graduating Class of Florida REALTORS Leadership Academy.  They are an amazing group of REALTORS, all looking to develop their leadership potential.   They had many questions about leadership but the one that … Continue reading

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