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Rainmaker
1,707,417
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

A problematic opportunity?

Apr 15, 2017 04:12 AM
Rainmaker
4,028,520
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Sometimes it's both. Problems obviously pose an opportunity for a solution. Then again, sometimes a problem is just that... a problem.

Apr 15, 2017 05:13 AM
Rainmaker
883,961
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

Yes. LOL
If you like puzzles, this profession is for you!

Apr 15, 2017 07:49 AM
Rainmaker
1,633,642
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

My 'Horn of Plenty' is always at least 1/2 full with the best Viking Ale!

Apr 15, 2017 08:15 AM
Rainmaker
1,843,220
Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

I turn a problem into an opportunity. 

Apr 15, 2017 05:17 AM
Rainmaker
4,164,685
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Always an opportunity!

Apr 15, 2017 04:47 AM
Rainmaker
866,253
Peter Mohylsky. Broker -BRIX REALTY
Miramar Beach, Florida - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
BRIX REALTY -DESTIN

I love problems.

Apr 15, 2017 04:18 AM
Rainmaker
4,043,765
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

It really is all about perspective, isn't it?

Apr 15, 2017 03:19 AM
Rainmaker
1,208,162
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

This seems to be a common theme amongst the successful people we interview on our Podcast too. They all seem to see opportunities where the average see problems.

Apr 14, 2017 11:45 PM
Ambassador
2,067,217
Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

Every problem is an opportunity to solve it!

Apr 15, 2017 09:39 AM
Rainer
258,899
Mick Michaud
Distinctly Texas Lifestyle Properties, LLC Office:682/498-3107 - Granbury, TX
Your Texas Lifestyle is Here!

They are interchangeable.  Depends on your mindset.

Apr 15, 2017 08:54 AM
Rainmaker
709,364
Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR
West USA Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Phoenix Scottsdale. Sellers, Buyers & Relocations

Yes, a few. Which one would you like to have? 

Apr 15, 2017 08:21 AM
Rainmaker
2,632,229
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

How about people who are just being and all is well?

Apr 15, 2017 08:02 AM
Rainmaker
1,710,908
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Tammy always writes great posts!  Life presents one opportunity after another.  

Apr 15, 2017 07:59 AM
Ambassador
3,031,330
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

It is all in how we look at it.  One may see a situation as a problem and the other as an opportunity.  Opportunities are all around us. 

Apr 15, 2017 07:57 AM
Rainmaker
1,454,827
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Bob Crane I just read and commented on Tammy Adams ~ Realtor / Podcaster's post. A very good lesson.

Apr 15, 2017 07:23 AM
Rainmaker
4,134,234
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

A problem goes away when you pause, take a breath and realize the opportunity!

Apr 15, 2017 07:20 AM
Ambassador
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

It's all about your attitude! It was an enjoyable post!

Apr 15, 2017 07:13 AM
Rainmaker
5,498,497
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Bob,

We have neither, it is always the next logical step in the process.  A

Apr 15, 2017 06:30 AM
Rainmaker
1,231,599
Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

Our point of view depends on us & not others.  We have choices.

Apr 15, 2017 06:11 AM
Rainmaker
3,316,496
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

Every problem is an opportunity to learn

Apr 15, 2017 05:49 AM
Rainmaker
846,325
Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida

You can have both, the question is can you turn a problem into an opportunity?

Apr 15, 2017 05:41 AM
Rainmaker
1,713,062
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

I have an opportunity disguising itself as a problem .....

Apr 15, 2017 05:40 AM
Rainmaker
6,512,580
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Opportunities abound.

Apr 15, 2017 05:40 AM
Rainmaker
144,616
Julie Larson Realtor® Sarasota FL 941-882-0322
PalmerHouse Properties Florida - 941-882-0322 | Serving Sarasota, Manatee & Charlotte Counties - Sarasota, FL
When you're thinking of moving...ThinkSuncoast.com

I consider "issues" as opportunities and because I'm a solution finder, that's what they end up being!!!

Apr 15, 2017 05:24 AM
Rainmaker
3,069,934
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Door #2

Apr 15, 2017 05:21 AM
Rainmaker
4,799,481
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Every problem can be an opportunity.

Apr 15, 2017 05:14 AM
Rainmaker
1,384,924
Wayne Zuhl
Remax First Realty II - Cranford, NJ
The Last Name You'll Ever Need in Real Estate

A mindset shift would help a lot of people.

Apr 15, 2017 04:35 AM
Rainmaker
563,429
Maria Sapio
Keller Williams of Central PA - Carlisle, PA
Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com

Problems render us helpless - Opportunities cause us to dig deep and come up with a plan...It's always a matter of perspective!

Apr 15, 2017 04:26 AM
Rainmaker
545,025
Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

Is the glass half empty or half full? So often it is our perception, Bob Crane .

Apr 15, 2017 01:46 PM
Rainmaker
1,377,118
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Sounds like one of those glass half empty things.  How do you view a situation?  Half empty, half full, halfway to your next beer, vessel twice as large as needed...

Apr 15, 2017 10:17 AM
Rainmaker
1,395,113
Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

Good post and a subject many do not want to encounter.

Apr 15, 2017 05:46 AM
Ambassador
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Harry F. D'Elia III
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

so many opportunities

Apr 15, 2017 05:19 AM
Rainmaker
4,433,583
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Thank you.

Apr 15, 2017 12:36 AM
Rainmaker
3,948,764
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Always a opportunity.  Just came up with a problem on Friday and turning into a big time Opportunity.

Apr 17, 2017 05:11 PM
Rainmaker
4,858,850
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Our business is putting everything together with usually presents both.

Apr 17, 2017 11:36 AM
Rainmaker
1,512,329
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Every issue is an opportunity to grow or polish your skills. 

Apr 16, 2017 07:57 PM
Ambassador
4,312,753
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Bob Crane - it is how we look at it, isn't it?

Apr 15, 2017 11:32 PM
Ambassador
3,712,716
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

Always an opportunity!

Apr 15, 2017 09:58 PM
Rainmaker
3,985,831
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Opportunity

Apr 15, 2017 07:43 PM
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3,986,660
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I read her post and like her approach. Challenges are always opportunities if we keep an open mind and positive attitude.

Apr 15, 2017 07:39 PM
Ambassador
3,251,079
Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, CRB, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ
602-380-4886

Why that would be an opportunity of course!

Apr 15, 2017 05:24 PM
Ambassador
4,180,771
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

Always a half-full glass for me - I FIND the opportunity in the problem!

Apr 15, 2017 11:02 AM