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As a retired agent, broker/owner, and property manager my blog is a menagerie of wisdom and ramblings from my career and life in general.



From the Kathy Streib archives, here's a fun post to contemplate.  What say you?   I’d Like to Stop Right Here.   After reading some of the comments on a post I wrote about the life expectancy of certain household appliances, carpet and paint, a question occurred to me.  Granted, it’s hypothetica...
Here is another excellent post about how to jump start your real estate career. These tips work whether you're just starting out as a new REALTOR or needing to get back on track as an experienced agent.  Some posts are timeless and   Lisa Udy has really nailed it here!   Marketing Let's get down ...
 I hope everyone has an amazing Memorial Day, with family and friends.  And, let's not forget what Memorial Day is really for.  It is for remembering, and paying tribute, to the men and women who paid the ultimate price to serve our country.  It is their sacrifice, and the service of all military...
 If you've been looking for a blog to follow that is about everything blogging, CopyBlogger is the place for you.  According to VentureBest, CopyBlogger is the Bible of content marketing.  CopyBlogger is an awesome resource for the serious blogger. You could get equivalent to a Phd in blogging if...
 There will be no Happy Challenge posts today, Saturday, Sunday or Monday.  I am heading to Spokane to spend a golfing, wine drinking, movie going week-end with my best friend.I do have a few reblogs scheduled, and will be back to pick up where I left off with the 100 Happy Days Challenge on Tues...
Lots of discussion about Zillow lately, so I found this post by Greg Nino very interesting.  If you're going to be in the real estate business, you would be wise to have a planned reply for those potential clients who think Zillow is the Bible of real estate values.   I hate Zillow, and I refuse ...
 I love inspirational quotes.  They can say so much in so few words, and are very thought provoking.  Here are just a few of my favorites:"Go ahead and judge me.  Just remember to be perfect the rest of your life""If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much times with them and...
 I tried to reblog this wonderful post, How To Blog For Leads On Active Rain, written by Margaret Woda but, for some reason, it wouldn't reblog.  So I am posting it as a link instead.  In spite of changes to SEO guidelines, this is amazingly timeless advice for all you bloggers who want to improv...
Since my main focus is on helping newer and struggling agents get on track, I'm always on the look-out for good "advice" articles posted by veteran agents.  This one by Mike Cooper is right on target.   There has been a lot of discussion on what real estate newbies can do to get started in this b...
 I love hanging out on the golf course with my best friend.  She lives in another city, 175 miles away, and we get together at least once a month during golf season and play a different course almost every time.  It is golf season and I'm heading to Spokane for the week-end.  We're going to play ...


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