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KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT MOLD?? ASBESTOS??--I DO, NOW!!I am sharing this story because as informed as I am in real estate and knowing the issues that environmental problems in older homes can be,  I found myself  living a horror story of monumental proportions without knowing what was happening! We al...
BLOGGING IS THE "CHEESE"!!...The "Cheese" To Draw The Public InThis is the third in a series of posts about the importance of blogging to those of us in the real estate profession. We risk losing everything if we don't take the bull by the horns and use the platform of blogging to let the buying ...
HOW TO PERSONALIZE YOUR PITCH...If You Really Want To Win!! After getting featured on several of my past postings regarding "Pitching A Listing" I decided to share with all of you some of the techniques I used on my more successful pitches. One of my most favored posts is:  "PITCHING" AS IF YOUR ...
OUT-WITTING THE ESTABLISHMENT...Now Its Real Estate In Need of Reform!I understand that there are small groups of agents gathering in smaller companies or partnerships offering the care and expertise that is needed by most buyers, in smaller quarters without the din of the busy bullpens found in ...
A MISSING LINK IN REAL ESTATE "BRANDING" ADS?*With a greater need for homeownership amongst qualified first time buyers I am seeing a widening divide between those buyers and large corporate brokerages. Do these brokerages really understand the needs of this buying demographic?...It is beginning ...
 A MEMORIAL DAY MEMORIAL  In 2014 on July 4th weekend I wrote a post that was featured. It was about things to do on a holiday such as the 4th here in the Hamptons...I had someone comment on that post and it was an unforgettable piece of writing---from the heart and soul of a man who valued his ...
DO YOU HAVE A STORY TO TELL?...A Story Can Make Your Marketing Sing!  In 2013, as we began our climb out of the great recession, I wrote the post below. It was a challenge because I was assuming that anyone can write! What an assumption! But, what I found out was that anyone CAN write if they get...
DO WE ALREADY KNOW WHAT IS GOING TO HAPPEN IN REAL ESTATE IN THE FUTURE???I believe we do--on some level. If we open our minds and "free-associate" our thinking so that we narrow down the probabilities and possibilities we will very often find the seeds that bring the new reality into focus.That'...
KILLING BROKERAGE--HOW LONG BEFORE ZILLOW SUCCEEDS???The Headline says it all: Zillow Launches Instant Offers Pilot Program  This is another way to allow sellers to list their homes and for buyers to buy them, resulting in a deal without having to pay a commission!! Sound familiar? I wrote a post...
MAKE YOUR BUYERS AND SELLERS HAPPY--INFORM THEM!!It sounds simple enough, right? Nothing is easier than to keep your customers and clients informed of all the things that you know they need to know.Well, it rarely happens that an agent will be sure to inform them of every important detail from th...

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