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There was an old microfiche machine at my office when I started in this business.  It would be awhile before plat maps went online.  The Mr. Coffee next to the old Xerox copier had yet to be replaced by the single-shot vacuum pack machination that would allow agents to select from a variety of ro...
You have a problem.  Your family sees it.  Your friends see it.  At the eye of the storm, only you lack the perspective to clearly recognize the wake of wanton destruction spawned by your vice.  Despite your feeble protestations to the contrary, you need help.  Your addiction does not end with yo...
... I learned that my wife is again with child.  Via Facebook.  Go figure.
  I believe it was Confucius who said that he who hesitates gets flattened by an 18 wheeler laden with 10 tons of abject irony along life’s crooked highway.  Or was it something about those who dally within the confines of a centrifuge being at great peril of becoming centrifugal?  Regardless of ...
  There are things that you, as a home buyer, want to know about a prospective new neighborhood.  Are the schools top shelf?  Is there shopping nearby?  Do the neighbors hold a semi-annual Ed Begley Jr. look-alike contest?  For the most part, your agent can help you find the answers to these ques...
Picture a bowl of primordial soup.  No, really picture it.  What does it look like?  I see a gelatinous, gray gumbo of sorts.  The contents within completely impervious to the light of the sun underneath an opaque, spoon-devouring top layer.  I don’t need to make out the individual invertebrates ...
Everyone wants a piranha. Whether a professional athlete intent on a signing bonus the size of Madagascar, a victim of a vicious fender bender fixated on the 2.8 million dollar legal prescription for a tender neck or a home buyer/seller whose sole purpose on this earth at the immediate moment is ...
There is always opportunity in the margins.  Unfortunately, margins tend to attract the marginal. The latest water cooler rumbling to emerge from a recent tour group meeting centered on a purported professional short sale negotiation company.  Here in the Valley, short sale negotiation has become...
It's been a little while since I've written a Real Estate specific post, or even a non-industry related piece that has consisted of more than a caption under someone else's drawing.  There are two primary reasons for my absence.  One, fortunately, has everything to do with a dramatic rise in busi...
Choose Your Own Adventure A)  "T.A.R.P. ... it's what's for dinner." B)  "Hey, that's not Mama ... Holy God, it's Timothy Geithner!" C)  "Unbeknownst to Carl, the beleaguered systems analyst was about to be downsized for the second time in as many days." D)  "Worms again?  What does a brother hav...

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