Dichotomy of Everything

1. What the f*** are you even doing here? 2. I come bearing gifts. 1. [rustles] Open it.[rustles] – [scoffs] 2. I want you to have that. 2. As a reminder. 1. I don’t need a reminder. 1. The memory of shoving that up your ass makes me laugh at least once a day. 2....
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Now, It’s Public

When the country’s largest real estate trade group bares some of its innermost worries, should owners, sellers and buyers of homes pay attention? That is the question columnist Kenneth Harney asked, in his article published in the Washington Post. He went on to say, “Absolutely, if you want valuable insights into current issues and problems...
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Education

Good morning, children. Ordinary Wizarding Level examinations. O-W-Ls. More commonly known as OWLs. Study hard and you will be rewarded. Fail to do so, and the consequences may be severe. Your previous instruction in this subject has been disturbingly uneven. But you’ll be pleased to know, from now on… …you will be following a carefully...
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YOU, A “T-BONE?”

From a new NAR (National Association of Realtors) training series, that’s what I gather. Buyers & sellers are just prospects to be chased, caught and eaten! Before I give my take, here are the topics of the 6-part series: Prospect Like a Pro, Convert Leads, Set Buyer Expectations, Overcome Challenges, Negotiate Effectively, Maintain Relationships. It’s...
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Perspective

I’m speaking from the roof of the Broadcasting Building, New York City. The bells you hear are ringing to warn the people to evacuate the city as the Martians approach. Estimated in last two hours three million people have moved out along the roads to the north, Hutchison River Parkway still kept open for motor...
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“What is the true purpose of an open house?

Uh-Oh… “What is the true purpose of an open house? If you said, “To sell my house,” then guess again. The real answer is not what you think—and the truth is one of the best-kept secrets in the real estate business.”  -Published on Realtor.com, article: The Dirty Secret About Open Houses: They’re Not About Selling Houses You can...
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Being Different

When I was a kid I hated that I had a common name. Not only was there other people named Mark in my class, my grade, my school but mark is a noun and mark is a verb in the dictionary along with multiple synonyms. In fact, I had such a strong dislike to my...
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True Differentiation:

How it impacts profit and dictates strategy when selling a home. I realize the image to the right may look a little Howard Hughes-ish, but there is a method to my madness. And this sketch, if you’re thinking of selling your home, may have a profound and direct impact on your bottom-line profit. You’ll also...
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How Did i Get Here

Today our Company consists of: Real Estate Brokerage – 12 Brokers and growing Property Management Division – about 25 doors and growing Rehab Company – 2 house revitalized for new memories to be created and growing Real Estate Investment strategies – Helping people monthly and growing And…How did I get here My entrance into the...
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