Richie Alan  Naggar, agent & author  (people first...then business Ran Right Realty )

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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

Oh Lord YES.

99.9% of the time was hiring the wrong person/people. 

They either did not do what the said they would do, or what I understood they were doing, or they bait and switched after we got started. 

Nov 18, 2018 08:37 AM
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

Everything supports the growth of the Soul. What's right for you will find you. It may come in the form of a big fat mistake, but it's not for nothing.
It's not so much the things I got that I regretted, but rather, things I didn't get and didn't understand why until much later.

Nov 18, 2018 12:14 PM
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Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland
HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 - Pikesville, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

I am careful of what I want, knowing I may get it. Been very lucky.

 

Nov 18, 2018 11:26 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Richie,

I feel very fortunate to have achieved everything I wanted so far, and each instance exceeded my expectation.  A

Nov 18, 2018 08:33 AM
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Kris Collis, Associate Broker
Smart Way America Realty - East Stroudsburg, PA
Professional Results you Expect 570-507-7510

Some of the wealthiest people express how attainment of their goals, their dream, can be an empty experience when not coupled with the knowing that happiness/satisfaction/contentment/inner peace comes only from within and no external achievement will ever top that.  So anything that doesn't meet expectations is ok because we learned from it, let it go and moved on to the next opportunity.  Sometimes easier said than done I said to self

Nov 18, 2018 01:11 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

A few ex girlfriends come to mind...

Nov 18, 2018 09:25 AM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

Reality often falls short of our expectations, Richie Alan Naggar 

Nov 18, 2018 08:23 AM
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Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

Plenty, the thrill of the chase can be more exciting than the end result. 

Nov 18, 2018 08:21 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
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Life is better lived when we stop being concerned with the "getting" and focus on the "giving".

Nov 18, 2018 06:38 PM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

Multi-million contract. The seller had second thought after home was sold quickly.

Nov 18, 2018 03:17 PM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

I would say getting a listing and finding out the seller doesnt really want to sell. The seller is unreasonable or wants too much. The house has hidden defects and such

Nov 18, 2018 03:03 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Oh yes, many times before and I have been thankful every single time.

Nov 18, 2018 01:26 PM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

Used to happen a lot when I was dating Richie Alan Naggar (to me of course, never to my dates ).

Nov 18, 2018 11:56 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

the bottom line for me was always the thrill of the kill...always...and I've never been disappointed.... the commission was secondary.... and eventually, it was the last thought.... the kill reigned....even to this day, the kill reigns no matter what my mission....

Nov 18, 2018 10:52 AM
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Jerry Thomas-Construction Loans
Cranbrook Loans - Farmington Hills, MI
Construction Loans in MI, OH, VA, GA, FL and AL

Yes, her name was Karen.

Nov 18, 2018 10:47 AM
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Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR
West USA Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Phoenix Scottsdale. Sellers, Buyers & Relocations

You mean blinded by the shine? LOL

Nov 18, 2018 08:52 AM
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Amanda Christiansen
Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843 - Fort Wayne, IN
Christiansen Group Realty

My husband and I had an opportunity that we thought was going to be great for us.  It wasn't!  Live and learn.  

Nov 18, 2018 08:52 AM
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

So far not fooled... maybe not thrilled with the service or product and not a raving fan but have learned over the years to research more and much better luck acquiring exactly what I'm looking for. 

Nov 18, 2018 03:47 PM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Sometimes success comes with a price tag that is too high in anxiety.

Nov 18, 2018 02:56 PM
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Joyce Marsh
Regal | Christie's International Real Estate - Ormond Beach, FL
Regal Christie's International Real Estate

Most often that happens when it comes to material things.  You wanted it so bad but afterward it wasn't all that great.  

Nov 18, 2018 01:24 PM
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Fred Griffin, on leave of absence from ActiveRain
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

Yes

No

Nov 18, 2018 01:14 PM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Yep, by the time I got there found out it was only a rest stop for the rest of the journey!

Nov 18, 2018 10:57 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Sometimes those discoveries can be quite delightful. 

Nov 18, 2018 10:52 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Yes. No examples.

Nov 18, 2018 10:04 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Oh gosh! I fought tooth & nail to hire someone back in the day - what a ROYAL disappointment the company was.

It was a total bait-and-switch. After paying an exorbitant amount of money for their service, they didn't deliver a thing until I agreed to pay more!

Thousands of dollars down the drain, Richie but, I have learned my lesson on vetting for services!

Nov 18, 2018 09:00 AM
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I remember always wanting to go to London... when I had my first opportunity to travel there after some 5 days in London, I stopped and asked "where the rest of London was." Totally disappointed and had expected much more.

Nov 18, 2018 08:51 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Yes, my first girlfriend.

Nov 19, 2018 05:42 AM
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Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

Sure there are even proverbs going back to antiquity does the name
King Midas ring  a bell for you 

Nov 23, 2018 02:24 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

most often it was when I was a kid

Nov 21, 2018 07:48 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

No, but sure this could still happen.

Nov 21, 2018 09:06 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

In the window at Hella's was the most appealing pastry I've ever seen. It's arrival at my table was with great anticipation and expectation. It tasted like a two day old refrigerated dough-nut that was left uncovered in the refrige.

Then there is the invitation received in the mail last week from the couple who now live on the horse ranch I found for them before they married. I was instrumental in making their dream come true, a a part of their wedding and now for their first child.  If I do nothing more, I can rest knowing in one life I made a difference.

Now, let talk about the faces of real estate agents on stadium cushions.........

Nov 19, 2018 06:53 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Does my first marriage count?

Nov 19, 2018 04:49 AM
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Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931

Getting wiser - wanting less. 

Nothing comes in my mind as an example. 

Night night

Nov 18, 2018 10:18 PM
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Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty Condos for Sale and Rent

Orders online. :)

Nov 18, 2018 09:49 PM