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As a retired agent, broker/owner, and property manager my blog is a menagerie of wisdom and ramblings from my career and life in general.

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2006 

Q: When are you going to stop sitting on that fence?A: I don't know yet.  This post was originally published on October 31, 2006.  Since I retired from active listing and selling and property management in 2011, I decided I needed to remove old contact links and remove links to old websites and b...
10/31/2006
"Better safe than sorry."This post was originally published on October 30, 2006.  Since I retired from active listing and selling and property management in 2011, I decided I need to remove old contact links and remove links to old websites and blogs.Also, please keep in mind that I am no longer ...
10/30/2006
By nature, I am a person who looks for the good in things and not the negative.  Today, I had one of my  trainees along with me on the weekly “new listings” tour, so I felt the need to point out things I would do differently . Frankly, I was embarrassed for some of these listing agents.  Not only...
10/25/2006
"I am trying to make sense of it."This post was originally published on October 20, 2006.  Since I retired from active listing and selling and property management in 2011, I decided I need to remove old contact links and remove links to old websites and blogs.Also, please keep in mind that I am n...
10/20/2006
I'm always looking for new marketing ideas, so would love to hear about what has worked best for you.  My favorite, and most effective, marketing tools are:* 3 1/2" x 8 1/2" lined note pads.  I use the lined version because they are great for lists, notes, etc.   I take them to ALL listing presen...
10/15/2006
Quote of the Day:Do not mistake activity for progress.You can keep busy in a rocking chair,But you don't get anywhere.- Earl NightingaleDon't you just love this quote?  It is one of my all time favorites and oh so true.  I often recite this quote when someone tells me how busy they are.  It does ...
10/14/2006
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I rarely have a bad day. It's certainly not because I've led a charmed life.   Life is certainly good, but I've had more than my share of tragedy over the years .  Through it all, I've learned there are  things I just don't have control over and I accept that.  Things happen for a reason and I've...
10/13/2006
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When I first got into the real estate business and, up until a few year ago, I always presented offers to sellers on behalf of my buyers. This is the way it was done.  This gave me an opportunity to explain the offer in detail and answer any questions the seller had at the time.  Now, it's diffic...
10/12/2006
I am a veteran agent but, for the last couple of weeks, I have immensely enjoyed cruising through the various blogs and learning from everyone else's experiences.  What a fabulous brain trust for those of us who really care about improving our service.  And, to think, according to some statistics...
10/11/2006
"Real estate is an ever evolving and changing industry.  Having a competent local real estate advisor with the most current information is critical to your success."- Carol WilliamsJune 19, 2018:This post was originally published on October 5, 2006. It was my very first post on the ActiveRain rea...
10/05/2006
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