There may be more than one way to look at things.

By
Real Estate Broker/Owner with WHISPERING PINES REALTY 20398180

 We really need to be very precise on our instructions.

What sounds like a very simple statement can have major issues in the

actual meaning.

This can make a big difference in the written or verbal statements we make.

So, stop and think before you speak.

It could save you a lot of money.

 

 

Comments (16)

Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Hi William,  Thanks for the reminder on how fickle our language can be.  Precise instructions are very important.

Apr 06, 2019 08:28 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Ha ha, very funny William now on a side note did you know that Tomato or Paradise in Hungarian is the same word... so if you hear a Hungarian say they want to Tomato and want to eat Paradise it is the same word to them:)Endre

Apr 06, 2019 11:03 PM
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning William.

It all goes back to perception, doesn't it.  regardless it's spelled the same

Apr 07, 2019 02:54 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning William. Your cartoon and the caption says it all! Enjoy your day! 

Apr 07, 2019 04:01 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

Ah yes, perception is everything.  If you put 5 artists in front of a mighty Oak, each will paint it differently.

Apr 07, 2019 04:13 AM
Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good morning William. I really appreciate the morning chuckle. Have a great day.

Apr 07, 2019 05:12 AM
Vern Eaton
Askov, MN
Realtor 651-674-7449

It is a funny language we have.  It is also funny how we sometimes use it

Apr 07, 2019 06:00 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

William,

This is so true, precision and perfect spelling is key.  Wishing you a great Sunday. A

Apr 07, 2019 07:34 AM
Sally K. & David L. Hanson
EXP Realty 414-525-0563 - Brookfield, WI
WI Real Estate Agents - Luxury - Divorce

Uh huh....the fruit or the color...that IS an interesting question...Yicks !

Apr 07, 2019 07:45 AM
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

You're right William, you don't want anything lost in translation so be as clear & precise in your communications as possible.

Apr 07, 2019 02:43 PM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

This is a good reminder to share. It is so easy to have communication gaps.

Apr 16, 2019 05:07 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello William,  You got me laughing so must at the fruit or the color.  That made my day!

 

Apr 17, 2019 08:08 AM
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And for your education...I just learne...

orange was only a fruit, and not considered its own color, until recent decades.

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Thanks 

Jun 22, 2021 08:23 PM