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naggar: A REAL ESTATE AGENT IS NOT AN EXPENSE - 06/24/12 06:33 AM
I wouldn't think of going mountain climbing without some professional guidance. I remove splinters but I wouldn't feel comfortable about taking out an appendix or spleen. I can clean my own teeth, but fillings and crowns go beyond my understanding. In time, I could learn to do most anything...Some things are better left to professional career minded people who do them consistently WHAT ONE PERSON CAN DO...ANOTHER CAN DO Real Estate is one of those things. Anyone can buy, sell trade or invest. I am not challenging the capability of a person and what they could do if they put their (47 comments)
naggar: LIFE IS A GIFT AND FROM THERE GIFTS WERE BORN - 06/22/12 11:46 AM
As we have been given, we give. The process of looking out for someone else interests has got to be a gift in itself. There is nothing that says you must gift or care and share with anyone yet when you do, many feelings flood all participants of the act. There are gifts that are material and then there are gifts money cannot buy.. I BROUGHT YOU SOMETHING A person shows up with a gift in addition to themself. Interesting concept. The person is not the gift, but what they are giving is. Yet without the giver, the gift doesn't exist. The gift sets the mood. It triggers joy, (2 comments)
naggar: MOM AND POP OR BIG BUSINESS - 06/22/12 07:01 AM
I like small and intimate run businesses. What you see is what you get. Usually, what they offer is what they do best and they play by the old rules too. They are available and approachable, listen and then perform accordingly. You can dialog with someone who has a STAKE in the conversation. It makes a big difference going in, during and in the outcome THE MINIMUM IN MINIMUM WAGE By contrast....It is very hard to motivate a minimum wage employee to really care about their job. It is usually hit or miss when engaging them. Also, there is a high turn-over (11 comments)
naggar: A MANI AND PEDI FOR YOUR HOME - 06/21/12 07:05 AM
Lawns speak. They have much to say to people who are coming and going. They will not be ignored too. Consider that if your lawn is yellow, dying or full or patches of dirt, that is its message. If it is vibrant, full of life, green and healthy, well that is making a statement too HELLO...I AM FOR SALE Curb appeal is one of those things that we over look or that has a low priority when it comes to listing and selling a home. Too often, the neglected lawn is apologized for and the focus quickly shifts to the home and (12 comments)
naggar: THE PEARL OF PEARLS GOD I AM DO YOU KNOW HIM book... - 06/20/12 01:53 PM
Coming soon to the PEARLS SERIES of books is the long awaited release of THE PEARL OF PEARLS..GOD I AM..DO YOU KNOW HIM book. For anyone who has had thoughts on the subject of God, or if you are already convinced or how about you just don't know, PEARL OF PEARLS will speak to your current mindset SPIRIT & TRUTH no religion This is not a religious book. Religion while useful is not the approach to take on a subject of this magnitude says Richie Naggar author. No, we are going to use another system. One that is inside all of us that we (0 comments)
naggar: BEING A BUYERS AGENT IS TIME CONSUMING - 06/19/12 04:36 PM
To me, being a buyer's agent is a lot of work. Let me first say that I am a selling agent. My skills bank lines up with the listing part of the business. I like to market, advertise, assess, discuss and then fine tune until I get my scheduled results. However, buyer agents have to cater specifically to the want and wish of their clients constantly IT IS MORE OF A COMMITMENT Spending time with a client and getting to know them and their wants is a commitment of the highest order. It puts the agent on instant notice to get things (9 comments)
naggar: MAKE THE POINT WHATEVER IT IS - 06/19/12 06:57 AM
In the professional arena, it is wise to get right to the point with your contact or the reason why we are talking to one another. Don't confuse this with the social arena where someone takes the time to want to get to know you. You have two distinct areas of engagement and capturing them when triggered creates dynamics IF BUSINESS...ACT LIKE IT When conducting business, I like staying focused and forward movement. Questions and answers may be introduced followed by remedy or commitment. Where it gets dicey is when you combine the two arenas. Stay on the reason we are talking and (8 comments)
naggar: ONE SUBJECT AT A TIME PLEASE - 06/18/12 02:53 PM
Many times I am introduced to situations where someone is overwhelmed. I immediately begin a line of questioning to help out and what do I find? There are multiple issues going on making it near impossible to pin anything down. I am not saying that what is going on is not relevant NO. I am saying that we need to tackle whatever is happening systematically PICK ONE AND LETS BEGIN Pick one subject. I don't care which one it is. We will just start from there. Lets take buying a home for instance. To someone who has done this before or has (2 comments)
naggar: MEN ENJOY WOMEN WITHOUT HELPING YOUR SELF - 06/18/12 12:48 PM
Human beings are complex in their nature. There are many places to visit with inside a human being. When two people come together, it should be no different than when someone goes on a vacation or an adventure. Explore, investigate, ask questions and cover as much territory as you feel comfortable doing... ENJOYING THE COMPANY OF A WOMAN Men, can you enjoy a woman without having to have her? I mean does your special person bring other value into your life besides the obvious? I am in earnest in discussing this. I know when a woman has her fullness needs met, harmony and extra-ordinary (4 comments)
naggar: ARE YOU COMMITTED TO YOUR PROFESSION - 06/18/12 10:43 AM
I used to watch this program about surgery. Every week, they would film a surgery and have a warning that proceed at your own risk. Well all that did was make it more intriguing. So I tune in. It is real time surgery and the camera goes right to where they make the incision...WHOA. I had trouble focusing, but stayed with it I COULD DO IT...BUT I WOULDN'T CHARGE FOR IT Now I kept wondering if I had to do this, could I? It is simple enough. You take a scalpel and you cut. Not too deep or you slice into arteries (2 comments)
naggar: WHATS THE HURRY? - 06/18/12 09:00 AM
I discovered a long time ago to use TIME to my advantage. I came across this awareness by watching people who did not and the consequences that followed. The solution I came up with was a simple one. To always arrive early wherever I went. To be greater than my circumstances by dictating how I wanted things to go.... RISE AND SHINE It begins by getting up early. Then, whatever your routine is follows. Perhaps coffee, newspaper, emails or exercise or a combo of it all. Then, a snack or meal to break the fast and off we go. Remember, we are (8 comments)
naggar: GETTING TO KNOW YOU AND YOU KNOW ME - 06/17/12 07:29 AM
I remember many years ago before I became a Real Estate agent I remember seeing a group of people pull up in my neighborhood and get out of a car and huddle around on the curb. They were not in a hurry, moved like they belong there and got my attention. I assumed it was a religious group or a candy drive in play PAIRED AND THEN SPLIT UP These perfectly groomed and poised people then went into pairs of male and female and headed in different directions. They were going from door to door introducing themselves. I saw them from a distance and wondered what that was all (11 comments)
naggar: GRANT DEEDS STARTED OUT AS SCRIBBLE ON PAPER - 06/15/12 09:22 AM
We don't spend time on how things got started. Their beginnings if you will. We only address the part we play in it all when we are practicing it. I want to just spend a moment looking at the Grant Deed but not in today's world, but the world of yest-er-year. The Indians owned it all and no paper existed. It was first come first served. That's all they knew for hundreds of years PEACE TREATY OR PIECE TREATY Even when we tried to take over portions, we required that they sign something that outlines what we were taking and why. (4 comments)
naggar: POOR CUSTOMER SERVICE KISS OF DEATH - 06/14/12 07:03 AM
You would have to be pretty dense not to realize that running people around doesn't catch up with you or have consequences. When I was in charge of a major popular restaurant, I used to stand at the doors and welcome people and wish them well when they left. I kept that up for 3 months. A strange thing happened. My sales went up COURTESY WORKS WONDERS It was time well spent interacting with people on the front lines and that applies in person or on the phone too. After a while, the place would be booked Friday and Saturdays. People (54 comments)
naggar: REPORT ON MY NECK OF THE WOODS - 06/13/12 04:01 PM
It is not doing so well. The losses from tax revenue are hurting the city and the county. Then, the governor pulled the plug on the redevelopment funds and the result of all this are some lay-offs. What doesn't help are the unions who ignore this math. They still want to fight for and maintain full benefits imitating the old reliable river in EGYPT...DA NILE (denial) NAMES ARE WITHHELD TO PROTECT THE OUTCOME We all reap what we so both good, mediocre, and bad...the seeds that go into the ground only bring forth their own identity. Why then are we shocked when harvest time (6 comments)
naggar: DIDN'T PUT IT IN WRITING MMMM - 06/13/12 02:33 PM
WHOA...all of us have had it done to us and we have done it to others. There is this moment in time during a transaction where you do or do not put something in writing. It could be a sentence, a statement or a simple box that you check. Errors happen all the time. But trying to modify a written agreement verbally is not honored in most court proceedings KEEP IT CLEAR In the world of Real Estate, agents are to get everything in writing. WHY? What we have found when reviewing court cases, ethics hearings, arbitration's and mediation that failure to have a (58 comments)
naggar: GET IT ALL OUT IN THE OPEN - 06/13/12 07:09 AM
Is there anybody you know that likes to be taken in? You know , tricked, fooled or mis-represented to? When buying and selling a home, all parties should be eager to get everything possible out in the open so that it can be dealt with accordingly. Hiding something puts the deal at risk in the present and the future STAY OUT OF COURT It was a well known fact that lawsuits popped up 2-4 years after a deal closed. Failure to be thorough up front and when in a purchase or sale transaction can cause you to have to revisit it (5 comments)
naggar: PEARLS FOR GIRLS book CHAPTER ON WOMENS SELF-DEFENSE - 06/12/12 12:02 PM
Its a subject that too often people think about after the fact. That is not the way to proceed on something of this importance. SELF-DEFENSE for women remains a useful subject that finally gets some respect in the book titled PEARLS FOR GIRLS DATING WAITING & SEX...IN SEEKING CUPID...DON'T BE STUPID PROMOTING AWARENESS IS ALWAYS A GOOD DETERRENT In the PEARLS FOR GIRLS book the center and core of the book is women of all ages and circumstances and their well-being. No subject is spared and the book speaks in depth to married women, divorced, thinking about either one, starting over or just getting ready (4 comments)
naggar: STILL THE PERFECT GIFT PEARLS FOR THE SOUL book - 06/12/12 09:28 AM
I don't like shopping for gifts. Most men do not like this. For women who like it, being unique and original as well as thoughtful and useful when shopping for a gift for someone is always in play. Time devoted to a gift is time well spent. You see the receiver of the gift believes that the energy behind the gift is love driven. The gift is just the evidence of that GIFTS ARE SPECIAL Hallmark cards dominated the gift giving process for decades by simply delivering to people a quick, easy and practical solution for the I CARE ABOUT YOU (6 comments)
naggar: WHY CRIMINALS GET AWAY - 06/12/12 07:24 AM
It all comes down to simple dynamics. A criminal has a mindset of getting away and is set on that negative principal above all else. Whatever obstacle presents itself, they try to over come it. WHY? All their energy is directed toward the endeavor of escape. They are 100% committed SPEEDS OVER 100 MPH Take car chases for example. Some of them get so dangerous that they let the criminal go and track them by air instead. People on the lam will push themselves pass known limits, risks, dangers and fears. That is how strong the idea of liberty is inside of us all COP (3 comments)
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