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Poor Titus. But wait! There are other ways to let people know that you appreciate them. One of my favorites is the way my BARFF (Best Active Rain Friend Forever) Nina Hollander, Broker sends ecards through Jacquie Lawson.Another good AR friend, Kat Palmiotti , mailed me a wonderful card when I re...
Comparisons are okay, as long as it is apples to apples.Even at that there are many varieties of apples and they may be in any state of edibility... or not!What about houses?When I purchased my first home I was 18 years old and my criteria for home buying was that the house was solid and that I c...
At least Philemon can take a bath to get rid of his stink. Poor Joe's stink can not be done away with by stepping into the shower, he needs a personality make over.What about if your house stinks? Most people know if a house stinks once they step into it. The possible exception would be those who...
This post was inspired by Debe Maxwell, CRS challenge to bloggers to post about May flowers. You can review the challenge here:  Shower Power: Flaunt Your Fabulous Blooms Brought to Life by April Showers!North Dakota, especially as far North as I am in Minot North Dakota, has a very short growing...
Life, Roller Coasters, & Real EstateBoth Joe and Titus have made correct statements and I will add that Real Estate is more like Life then a Roller Coaster... the ups are definitely the best part of Real Estate. Sellers and Agents all agree we like when things are up and of course Buyers like whe...
Although Titus did not make a hole in the wall I thought Timmothy's cartoon was a good lead in to a problem many home owners would like to address... a hole in the wall and how to patch it.Personally I have always used a little DAP (brand) and a putty knife if necessary.  This is fine if it is a ...
Most first time home owners can not afford to buy their "forever" home right out of the gate. Most first time home owners also make what I consider to be a big mistake... borrowing the absolute maximum amount of funds they possibly can. Doing so can leave them so tight financially they can not ev...
While I think Timmothy Timm's cartoon strip is funny lawnmower safety  is no joke. I am sure my giving safety tips about mowing the lawn would fall on death ears but let me share a couple stories from personal experience.Story #1 , Gretta.The image above is a small portion of a painting by Russia...
Timmothy N. Timm's cartoon today is an easy one to turn into a Real Estate message. As Realtors we need to remember we are not parents to our home buying clients. Telling them to just pick one is a really dumb way to treat a client. Maybe you have shown them 100 houses over the last three months ...
Okay, I'm NOT sticking with spitting hairs, I'm going to go with SPLITTING HAIRS.Real Estate is a profession where we often see Buyers and Sellers alike trying to split hairs. Both often lose sight of their BIG goal... Selling a house or buying a house.Everyone wants an edge but really, letting a...

Bob "RealMan" Timm

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