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Real Estate Broker/Owner - North Shore Suburbs & Chicago Real Estate

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2011 

In the state of Texas, you better want it pretty badly!  To be a licensed real estate broker, in addition to "time served" in the business you will need a whopping 900 hours of classroom coursework.  This image represents my remaining coursework after receiving 630 hours credit for a college deg...
11/28/2011
It's a tough crowd out there.  Some days I feel like Rodney Dangerfield with a real estate license.  When people ask me what I do for a living and I tell them "I'm a Real Estate Broker," I often get that dreaded, awkward "Oh, ok" response.  That’s alright – I know I’m not alone. Real estate agent...
11/15/2011
About a week ago, I volunteered at the local Salvation Army. This particular facility encompasses one of the largest Salvation Army residences in the country -- housing 500 men, women, and children at all times!  My assignment was to help serve dinner in 3 shifts to the male residents.  One of th...
11/08/2011
They are with mine! Seriously -- the last time I walked into the local Home Depot with my mother, several employees greeted her by name and then lined up to hug her like they were walking through the receiving line at a wedding. "You know, we worry about her and wonder if she’s been sick when we ...
11/07/2011
They are with mine! Seriously -- the last time I walked into the local Home Depot with my mother, several employees greeted her by name and then lined up to hug her like they were walking through the receiving line at a wedding. "You know, we worry about her and wonder if she’s been sick when we ...
11/07/2011
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