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"When Logic Fails, Go to Emotion."We've all heard this advice ... (haven't we?): When logic fails, go to emotion. The premise is good; if what you're doing isn't working, try something else. Simple enough.But why begin with logic in the first place? To quote a good fr...
In a tough market, get back to basics! Remember your first listing? You hurried back to the office, eager to write it on the “New Listings” board, proud to show everyone you were officially in the real estate business? Remember how excited you were to have other Realtors go through in on “tour” o...
This has absolutely NOTHING to do with real estate but I'd like your help. Recently, I submitted one of the poems I wrote to my daughter from Penny, her tooth fairy, to the Poetry.com contest and was informed it has made it to the "semi-finals," whatever that means. I don't kn...
After 20 years of selling real estate, I have a considerable collection of "Myths vs. Facts." In today's real estate market, it is essential to identify which is which. For any of you who have been in real estate for more than a week, you've probably already encountered most o...