Some Things Are Best Left to the Professionals

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Managing Real Estate Broker with Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com Designated Broker DB29503

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Rainmaker
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Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
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Kasey what a great post and a fantastic shout out to the professionals that are experts in their field, Endre

Sep 01, 2018 11:30 PM #13
Rainmaker
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage | Charlotte, NC - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

What a great and creative post, Kasey! I'm a big believer in "farming" out work that is not one of my strengths.

Sep 02, 2018 05:58 AM #14
Rainmaker
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Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I find it humorous when I see professional print with mispellings or the wrong word is used, haha.  If one isn't wise enough to do something properly themselves, they would be far better to enlist a professional for help.

Sep 02, 2018 06:57 AM #15
Rainmaker
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Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good afternoon Kasey and John -  a good business need professional to advise.  You listed very qualified people here.

Sep 02, 2018 10:42 AM #16
Rainmaker
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Tammy Lankford, I'm a big fan of outsourcing and everyone sticking to their specialties. -Kasey

Sep 02, 2018 03:12 PM #17
Rainmaker
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Debe Maxwell, CRS I think most people are skipping over the picture entirely because I thought there'd be more fun banter about the sign. Haha!

And yes, contact Marte Cliff. She's a keeper. -Kasey

Sep 02, 2018 03:13 PM #18
Rainmaker
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Endre Barath, Jr. thanks! Even in the real estate industry, there are different specialties, and I am enjoying staying in the real estate industry but transitioning more into editing and proofreading. It's actually what I've done as a broker for the last decade and a half review contracts and files so it's nothing new for me. I hope you are having a great weekend! -Kasey

Sep 02, 2018 03:17 PM #19
Rainmaker
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Kasey & John Boles
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Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Thank you, Nina Hollander and I am with you on farming out work that isn't my/our strength. Happy Sunday! -Kasey

Sep 02, 2018 03:17 PM #20
Rainmaker
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Brian England, everyone makes mistakes, but we are wise to mitigate them as much as possible. Hope you are having a great weekend! -Kasey 

Sep 02, 2018 03:19 PM #21
Rainmaker
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

These are good people, that's for sure Grant Schneider. I am thankful to have connected with so many wonderful people here on Active Rain. -Kasey 

Sep 02, 2018 03:20 PM #22
Rainmaker
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Smart sign painters use spell-check.

It is good to have many resources within the membership of ActiveRain.

I am counting on you identify my typos.

Sep 03, 2018 12:05 PM #23
Rainmaker
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Joan Cox
Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Kasey, I so agree, and nice shout-out to those in the Rain doing work to make us look good! 

Sep 04, 2018 06:32 AM #24
Rainmaker
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Marte Cliff
Marte Cliff Copywriting - Priest River, ID
your real estate writer

Kasey - I read a lot of books, and have found some really funny typos and errors. The other day the person they were referencing switched genders in the middle of a sentence! In another book, they slipped up and spelled "Sondra" as "Sandra" a couple of times.

These are books by major publishers - the kind who have plenty of editors and proofreaders.

Sep 04, 2018 11:37 AM #25
Rainmaker
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Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089
Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers - Haiku, HI
Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info

Cute post and nice shout out for some other activerainers!  Wishing you the best.

Sep 04, 2018 06:41 PM #26
Rainmaker
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Smart sign painters have a proofreader Roy Kelley :-) Hope you have a great day. -Kasey

 

Sep 05, 2018 08:23 AM #27
Rainmaker
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Marte Cliff, you'd be amazed at how often authors can't decide on one spelling of a name. I find misspelled or differently spelled names ALL THE TIME. I proofread a novel earlier this summer and the author had spelled 4 different character names several different ways (it was fantasy and the names weren't normal, so understandable) and one particular name he spelled 3 different ways. He was so embarrassed that he missed those. I told him not to worry, it was common, and that's what proofreaders are for. -Kasey

Sep 05, 2018 08:26 AM #28
Rainmaker
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Thanks Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089! Hope you have a great day! -Kasey

Sep 05, 2018 08:27 AM #29
Rainmaker
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Marte Cliff
Marte Cliff Copywriting - Priest River, ID
your real estate writer

You'd think by now we'd all know that we all make mistakes and no one is an expert at everything.

But still, people like your author are embarrassed when they make mistakes, and agents are often embarrassed to tell me that while they can write everything else, they can't write their own bios.

It's silly.

Sep 05, 2018 08:57 AM #30
Rainmaker
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Bios are hard to write Marte Cliff

Sep 07, 2018 05:24 PM #31
Rainmaker
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Marte Cliff
Marte Cliff Copywriting - Priest River, ID
your real estate writer

Kasey - they're hard to write about yourself, but writing a bio about someone else is fun - a bit like putting puzzle pieces together.

Sep 07, 2018 07:36 PM #32
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