Category Archives: Stories

Men’s Underwear as a Market Indicator

Kiplinger Magazine had a rather amusing slideshow of an unusual collection of market indicators. Men’s underwear anyone? For a more serious discussion of market indicators and how they affect real estate, check out this blog post – Look Ahead with … Continue reading

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Government Shutdown Looming?

Warning – political rant. If you don’t want to see a partisan real estate rant, just move on. Because I’m from the REALTOR© Party, which is neither Republican nor Democratic, but real-estate-centric. I can’t stop thinking about it. What happens … Continue reading

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Don’t Let the Cat Out

A recent client of mine was worried that her cat would get out when the house was being shown. It’s a legitimate worry, but one that we deal with by putting a comment in the showing instructions — “Don’t let the cat … Continue reading

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Putting Out Fires

Jennifer Allen (Denver real estate agent) writes a terrific blog and her post about prospecting (i.e., how we are supposed to get new business) struck a chord in me. I’m terrible at prospecting. I could no sooner pick up a … Continue reading

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When Technology Works

Yesterday 500 or so of my closest friends (and fellow REALTORS®) spent the day in Annapolis, protesting a proposed sales tax on selected services. But that’s not my story. The story is about technology and how great it is when it … Continue reading

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