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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 2
So tell me are you the agent that's sits on their backside and waiting for the phone to ring?  Are you afraid to pick up the dreaded phone and make a cold call or knock on a door?  How about getting up in front of a crowd and telling them something about real estate that you're familiar with?  If...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 9
This happens to me all the time.  I have a listing appointment and bring all the information to the table and at the last minute this happens.  Just recently I had a contract that was worked out prior to the document being written.  The contract was signed by the buyers and presented to the selle...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 6
You know when you post as many blogs as I do and you get comments on any of them the comments are appreciated.  However when someone takes the time to call you with a suggestion you know some people really appreciate you blogs and are trying to help.  So thanks again Ms. Rome and I'll take you up...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 7
I know this is the first time I've used this double new word but they are needed to give this information meaning.  When we take a listing, deliver a contract have a client sign any documents we are in essence doing this.  Consider the meaning when you are filling out the documents as you are lib...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 3
I thankfully don't have one of these and so far (knock on wood) I haven't experienced this.  The question I have is what reaction I will have if I experience this phenomenon.  I have prepared myself for such an issue.  Oh by the way the meaning of insular: like an island; detached; isolated.  So ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 4
Wouldn't it be nice to have your clients do this with you?  I have most of mine do this and it's been wonderful I only wish all of them would.  It takes out all guess work and opens up the line of communication between you and your client.  You might ask me what galliard stands for and I'll tell ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 2
Well now this is a new one on me.  I never heard of this word but I sure know what it means now.  I've tried to get my clients to do this and 99.99% do but some just doesn't get it.  As many times as I've tried they can't seem to respond to my requests.  The meaning of effectors: that part of a n...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 5
You know I really haven't looked at this I mean really looked to see if they are there.  I have called it several things but not this and unless you're a carpenter I bet ya you didn't know it either.  I've seen it and I've called it different things but now I know the right terminology.  Dazzle y...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 4
Every wonder how agents stay in the market when it's down.  Are you one of those agents?  I can tell you from experience for me it was my mindset.  My broker said I could do it and I believed it.  So have you let your mindset go to your mind?  Little play on words but it's so true if you come to ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 5
Not trying to preach as goodness knows there are better people to do that than me.  But I don't dwell on the past for the most part because it's just that history.  We learn from our mistakes and move on.  To dwell on something you regret from your past is holding you there and not letting you go...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 0
I had other words and phrases for what I held in my hand when I graduated from high school.  I looked at that document many times since then and the same for other documents I've held since that time not so long ago.  If you look at your driver's license it's on there but the most important docum...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 9
I haven't had this happen to me although sometimes I wonder.  For those of you who have had this happen and have lived through it I take my hat off to you.  This must be difficult but we are professionals.  You must take your client by the hand and walk them through this procedure.  The meaning o...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 5
In my office we have sales meetings on Tuesday.  That's okay but my argument is for Monday.  Reason on Monday your fresh from the weekend (not) I don't know about you but I work on weekends.  Anyway if I'm pumped on Monday than our sales meeting with my broker just makes me think I can conquer th...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 3
When I was in law enforcement most of the officers was this.  Don't get me wrong in that profession you had to be.  It was a matter of life or death and I'm glad to say I was a member of a unique group of men and women.  I don't find that kind of behavior in agents nor have I witnessed that in my...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 0
I was at one of my local mega stores today getting a flat repaired.  While I was waiting I observed this saying over the counter.  I for one I have and I bet either you or someone you know have had the same thing happen to them.  If only the people (not all mind you) that control things would lis...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 8
That's right you're reading my header correctly.  Normally I would not resort to such an outburst but this market can change in the blink of an eye.  I understand that in some places they still do this and I believe we can use it to our advantage if we just try.  The meaning of battue: a beating ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 6
I was he only agent left at the office a couple of weeks ago when a lady walked in and wanted to see an agent.  It seems that she was considering listing her property.  We went to a conference room and talked.  She asked me one question that I thought killed the deal.  "How aggressive are you"? I...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 2
You've heard the old saying "batten down the hatches" which means to fasten canvas over the hatches but there is another meaning to this word and that's what I want to discuss.  This one should be used by agents while they can before it's over.  The meaning of bat-ten: to grow fat; thrive, to fat...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 6
Wouldn't it be nice to wake up each morning and know you were going to get a listing?  How about one closing each week?  Do you dance for the perfection of life in real estate?  If not why not you chose this profession with all its imperfections and hazards.  Each morning I choose to go to the of...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 2
In the heat of battle a soldier was injured and was taken to a local medical ward to receive treatment.  He was operated on and survived the wounds.  As the days passed he was recovering and a doctor asked him how he got to the hospital and he stated "My buddies carried me in."  My question is do...

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