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Last week one of my listings expired. Last year I had it listed and then a few days later my seller decided "not to sell." So, I put the home in a withdrawal status. When you input a listing on the MLS it requires both a listing date and an expiration date. On the day of expiration the MLS automa...
01/15/2016
Imagine a scenario where the buyer... or even the seller could be held accountable for violating the Realtor Code of Ethics.  The only scenario possible is when the buyer or seller are actually Realtors. Should Realtors be exempt from certain articles when selling their own home? Last week an ang...
01/02/2016
Recently while showing a home (not an open house) I noticed these two items on the kitchen counter. The showing instructions asked me to "fill out the registration card."     Let me start out by saying that I can understand why a seller would want to know "who" is entering their home. But what ev...
12/12/2015
It's that time of year again. Thanksgiving, Christmas and all the other Holidays that are what real memories are made of. Kind of. Each year I get a dozen or so Holiday cards in the mail. They bring happiness to my heart when compared to the countless spam emails I get from companies wishing me a...
11/24/2015
Yesterday a buyer asked me a question that he challenged me to ask in my real estate blogs. Do democrats make better loan officers? Do they have access to special programs?My answer was, "I don't see how it could matter."The lending process does not empower a loan officer to push any special butt...
11/11/2015
I have always been a fan of saying Happy Holidays. But let me clear, it isn't because I am afraid to offend anyone, it's because the saying (in my opinion) is inclusive of Thanksgiving, Christmas, (all other cultures days of worship) New Year's Eve, New Years Day, The National Championship game, ...
11/11/2015
Selling your home while tenant occupied should not be a battle or obstacle that prevents you from getting your home sold. I have been in the unfortunate situation of dealing with this multiple times over the years. Here's what I've learned and what I would suggest to alleviate this problem going ...
11/11/2015
How many times have you called someone and received one of those tacky auto responses? You know the one's..."I can't talk right now. I'll call you later.""I'm in a movie.""I'm in a meeting."You can almost feel the robotic and stale nature of the message. To be honest, I've never auto responded to...
11/06/2015
Recently Inman sent out a link to a post that had something to do with Kanye and his big mouth being able to "help us" with real estate. You couldn't pay me to read it. In case you weren't spared: Five Things Kanye West Can Teach Us About Real Estate.  Let me be very clear, Kanye has rolled in wa...
11/03/2015
Halloween is a time for kids and grown-ups who want to have some fun. We all know what it includes: costumes, candy, treats, and Facebook postings and maybe a few egged houses. If there's one thing that makes me want to hide as a Realtor it's when agents hand out candy with their business card.As...
10/31/2015
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