Realtors® Alphabet Soup

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Albuquerque Homes Realty * www.AlbuquerqueHomes.com
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Realtors® Alphabet Soup

We as REALTORS® walk in some interesting shoes, wear many hats and fill many roles in Realtor Alpahbet Soup Bowl, John McCormack, Albuquerqueour ongoing efforts at conducting day to day business.  We continually guide our clients and work to be the glue of an often difficult puzzle (a prior post).  I have determined that throughout my real estate career I have likely filled the entire bowl of Realtors® Alphabet Soup duties, responsibilities and unique roles to keep the Alphabet Soup hot and the clients cool.  Here are some of my entries into the Realtors® Alphabet Soup.   Common share some of yours!



A.  Adviser, Accountant, Appraiser (sort of), Analyst.


B. Broker, Banker, Blogger, Best Friend, Bodyguard, Bug Killer, Babysitter


C. Counselor, Caregiver, Closer, Cameraman, Contortionist  (i.e. crawling through a window),  Computer Technician


D. Deal-Maker, Debater, Decorator, Defender, Designated Driver..enjoy a good laugh)


E. Employer, Economic Adviser, Educator, Entertainer, Electrician, Envoy, Eye Witness


F. Financial Guru, Friend, Fiduciary, Foreman, Futurists


G. Gandalf (wizard), Guide, Gardner, GPS (Human version) Gigolo..LOL just kidding!


H. Handyman, Hard-ass, Heartbreaker, Helmsman (not literally but figuratively), Hero, Historian, Hit-man (I refused to take the job..some deals get really ugly you know)


I. Instigator, Investigator, Intermediary, Interpreter, Interior Decorator, IT Tech


J. Jack of all Trades, Janitor, Journalist, Judge


K. Knowledgeable, Know it all..I don't but they think I'm supposed to


L. Listener, Locksmith, Lawyer (well, I will suggest you get one), Land-man, Landscaper


M. MAcGyver, Marketing Genius, Mentor


O. Optimist, Observer, Odds-maker, Office Manager, Organizer, Omnipresent (I feel like I am at times)


P. Photographer, Pest Inspector, Peacemaker, Plumber, Politician, Potty Guard (another post)


Q. Qualifying Broker, Q-Man, What's this "Q" all About?


R. Realtor® Duh!, Rainmaker, Roofer, Referee, Radon Detector (i.e. Can you smell any radon in here?)


S. Stager, Salesman, Statistician, Scapegoat, Secretary, Servant


T. Teacher, Tour Guide, Translator, Topless Bar Finder (a must read), Tree Expert,    Torchbearer


U. Umpire, Umbrella Holder, Urbane Specialist, Utilities coordinator


V. Visionary, Volunteer


W. Warrior, Watchdog, Whiz, Witness, Wizard, Workaholic, Worrier, Writer


X. Xerox Copy King,


Y. Yes Man ( But I will say NO),  Your Realtor®,


Z. Zealot


If you're looking for a Realtor® that can handle an alphabet of responsibilities I may just be your man.  Will I do all of these things on your transaction? probababy not, but over my years serving others as a Realtor® I know what it takes to keep buyers and seller walking through the Alphabet soup of real estate.  Call me, lets have a conversation about your specific real estate goals.  John McCormack Broker, Realtor® 505-980-4576 or John@AlbuquerqueHomes.com 

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  4. Paula Bradfield 07/11/2012 06:55 AM
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Rainmaker
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Gary Frimann
Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates - Gilroy, CA
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John, imagin if each of those was a ball, and you were juggling all those at the same time...

Jul 11, 2012 05:54 AM #69
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Dorette Oppong-Takyi
Luxury Living in Phoenix - Ahwatukee, AZ
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Great list John, it is long but true

Jul 11, 2012 06:06 AM #70
Rainmaker
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Mahesh Mike Patel
First Team Real Estate - Anaheim Hills, CA
Call Me And Consider It Done!
This calls for a raise in our salary.. Nice post!
Jul 11, 2012 06:22 AM #72
Rainmaker
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Terry McCarley
Right Choice Realty - Cape Coral & Fort Myers, FL - Cape Coral, FL
REALTOR, SRES, CDPE - Cape Coral, FL

Very clever post and so very true - I love the soup!

Jul 11, 2012 07:00 AM #73
Rainmaker
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John DL Arendsen
ON THE LEVEL General Contractor, Crest Homes Factory Built Housing Dealer & Developer & TAG Real Estate Sales & Inves... - Leucadia, CA
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WOW! What a way to grow your vocabulary. Better than "30 Days To A More Powerful Vocabulary" Think I'll try that without looking back on yours. LOL! :)

Jul 11, 2012 07:58 AM #74
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Rebecca Gaujot, the GO TO REALTOR
Coldwell Banker Stuart & Watts Real Estate - Lewisburg, WV
Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County

John and Debbie...EXCELLENT POST and well deserved feature.  So creative and fun to read.

Jul 11, 2012 08:17 AM #75
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Gary Woltal
Keller Williams Realty - Flower Mound, TX
Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth

You got every letter there John, and I was even chuckling as I read this, WONDERING what you were going to come up with for the letter X but you did it..... smile

Jul 11, 2012 08:51 AM #76
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Gene Riemenschneider
Home Point Real Estate - Brentwood, CA
Turning Houses into Homes

John,

Now what you need to do is take all these words and write it up Dr. Suess Style.  Clever and thoughtful.  It makes us think about all the things we do.

Jul 11, 2012 09:28 AM #77
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Homes

Clever post & well done.

Jul 11, 2012 09:46 AM #78
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Bryan Robertson
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Great post, John.  Definitely a smart way to describe all the things we are and do.

Jul 11, 2012 10:18 AM #79
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Travis "the SOLD man" Parker; Associate Broker
Team Linda Simmons, Enterprise, AL 36330 - Enterprise, AL
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Cool List!! I'll bookmark and come back to try to add a few moew items. THANKS!

Jul 11, 2012 10:40 AM #80
Rainmaker
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Stephanie/Bob The Ruiz/Miller Team
Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty - Ocala, FL
The Ocala Dream Team

Hi John, great list.  Looks like you spent hours on it!  We enjoyed it.

Jul 11, 2012 10:41 AM #81
Rainmaker
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Marte Cliff
Marte Cliff Copywriting - Priest River, ID
your real estate writer

A fun read - at first I thought you'd have trouble covering the entire alphabet, but no - you got 'em all!

Jul 11, 2012 12:15 PM #82
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Evelyn Kennedy
Gallagher & Lindsey, Alameda, California - Alameda, CA
Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA

John:

Entertaining post, how do you find the time?  I do have to tell you that you forgot one very important "D" and that is DIVA.  Not you or me, but I have come across several that would fit in that category.

Jul 11, 2012 02:50 PM #83
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John McCormack
Albuquerque Homes Realty * www.AlbuquerqueHomes.com - Albuquerque, NM
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Rainers:

Once again you have overwhelmed me with your outpouring of comments and attention.  I think I’m caught up on reading your posts and have left comments in return.  

Thanks for dropping by and do have a great evening.


John

Jul 11, 2012 03:29 PM #84
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Bob Crane
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John, that sounds like quite an impressive resume you have listed here, always important to hire a zealot in any profession.

thanks, Bob

Jul 11, 2012 03:42 PM #85
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Ken Brandon
Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage (Jacksonville, NC) - Jacksonville, NC
Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, NC

I thoroughly enjoyed this post. It was educational, interesting, and entertaining all at the same time!

Jul 15, 2012 01:08 PM #86
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DeeDee Riley
Lyon Real Estate - El Dorado Hills CA - El Dorado Hills, CA
Realtor - El Dorado Hills & the Surrounding Areas

John,

Not sure how I missed this but so glad I saw it on the reblog from Joni Staples!  It is incredible and I know you are every one of these to your clients and more!

Jul 16, 2012 12:06 AM #87
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Lottie Kendall
Today | Sotheby's International Realty - San Carlos, CA
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John, I somehow missed this post; caught Doug Bullwinkel's reblog. Very fun way to start the morning--and we're in agreement with you, totally.

Jul 17, 2012 07:27 AM #88
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Kasey & John Boles - Jon Gosche Real Estate
Jon Gosche Real Estate, Boise ID - Boise, ID
Boise, Meridian, Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Wow, we are a busy bunch filling so many shoes!  Nice list John! -Kasey

Oct 30, 2012 11:40 PM #89
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