Annette  Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041, Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ  (ReMax Realtec Group)

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Peter Mohylsky. BRIX REALTY
Brix Realty - Destin - Miramar Beach, FL

I am not sure what the citizens expect.  Personally, I have a daughter who normally lives in NYC and she was able to escape to SC last week.  she was not feeling well and got tested two days ago and has not gotten the results yet.  she is self quarantining, treating with rest and Tylenol.  Feeling weak and staying optimistic.  

So I am personally treating this as a bump in the road.  Business as normal, washing my hands more frequently esp. if I head out for a trip.  I showed properties yesterday and will visit with those clients today.  

I hope we will get some good news before the end of the week.  If the sick folks have stayed home, it will slow the rate of new infections.  

Mar 25, 2020 06:58 AM
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Modifying the high and the low is "affecting" the curve or outcome trajectory

Mar 25, 2020 06:44 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Just stay at home to do your part during this pandemic.

Mar 25, 2020 07:55 AM
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Exactly what it says - stay at or below the level of hospitals' capacity to service patients. That's what it's about; look at the graphs to visualize it.

Mar 25, 2020 07:11 AM
Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

Reminds me of how they used to grade a test so the ones that didn't study got a better grade!

Mar 25, 2020 07:04 AM
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

I see it as...

Don't be selfish. Shelter in Place, don't hoard supplies, stay healthy, keep the load off our medical facilities and use some Golden Rule common sense.

Mar 25, 2020 08:36 AM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

It means they want to get in front of it quickly so the US curve does not look like China, Italy.  

The curve is data.  Less data (numbers) the curve flattens. 

Mar 25, 2020 08:16 AM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

Let's draw this out. That is what I hear. I'd rather see a quick peek and get it over with Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041 

Mar 25, 2020 07:17 AM
Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty Evolution - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

They are not really leaders they are our Representatives. They've proven they are not leaders...sorry for my sarcasm 

Mar 25, 2020 11:00 AM
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

In this context, it means what you've said.  Taking measures to limit the peak of any chart to a pre-determined level.  In the stock market, it could be the "plunge protection team" injecting money into the market to flatten the downward curve to prevent major losses (as we've seen done in recent weeks by the Fed).


In sales it could be to flatten the demand to not exceed production, either through a decrease in marketing or an increase in price.


In this crisis, it's limiting exposure so that the healthcare system isn't over taxed.

Mar 25, 2020 10:37 AM
Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

So I would have to disagree that the cure is worse than the affliction as I value people's lives.

Also, unfortunately, death also results in a lot of costs for the families impacted on top of the grief.

If we had taken the actions we did here in NY 1 week earlier, we would be in a much better position.  The numbers are pretty clear.

Mar 26, 2020 04:44 AM
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

The data curve represents incidents; we want to lessen the number of incidents (COVID-19 diagnoses) to bring the outbreak to a more manageable patient number, lessening the number of deaths as well.

Mar 25, 2020 10:07 PM