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This week i'm so excited to be taking a class by Carla Cross on Washington State Instructor Development. I cant help but wonder why more people aren't getting the certification. I have a vision of agents telling their clients, "Not only do I sell an amazing amount of homes, but I teach other Re...
Every once in a while I come across a debated question in my office that really peaks my interest. As many Realtors know there's a debate about whether or not to personally attend inspections. The argument goes something like this:"I never attend my inspections because the lawyer says I might g...
I LOVE Thursdays. In Bellevue, the town We work in, the scheduled day for broker's tours is on Thursdays. So of course we had to check out some wonderful houses-- or at least MOSTLY wonderful. There's always a dog of a house on tour. I'm continually surprised by it because our median price curr...
Ok... I have a confession. I'm totally petrified of snakes. But let's face it most of us think they're at least creepy don't they?That said, I just had one of the consultants in my office tell me about going to a home to show it to clients only to find a snake in a tank RIGHT IN THE LIVING-ROO...
OK- So I have a great group of friends that called me in regard to the sign in the yard. Two have a firm opinion that it is only there for the Realtor's benefit. An interesting thought! Let's talk about the benefits to the seller. We know that 15% of all buyers come from the yard sign (NAR 2005...
Realtors are funny people. They come from all walks of life, and so many vaired backgrounds it almost makes your head spin. With over 26,000 even in the northwest MLS how will you know who to choose from? What qualifies them to help you with the largest purchase you've made to date?I believe th...