Tag Archives: Real Estate Industry

Oh Real Estate Career—How Do I Love Thee—-Let Me Count The Ways!

ShareTweet When I read articles online about retirement, I am sure they are not meant for me. The gold watch, the diamond pin, and the end of careers for those who have turned 65. Now I am willing to accept … Continue reading

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The Eyes Have It………or How to Charm Just About Anyone (it works!)

ShareTweet   I just finished reading The Power of Charm by Brian Tracy. This was an easy read, and although it did not hold any earth shattering revelations, I thought the chapter on eye contact was worth mentioning. Did you … Continue reading

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You May Have The Skills–But Are You Accessible?

ShareTweet   This month I had to perform one of the most dreaded parts of my job—looking for contractors and handymen. I typically have a small team, each of them skilled in their own specialty, some easy to work with, … Continue reading

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The Cost of Title Insurance is Worth The Investment

ShareTweet The Cost of Title Insurance is Worth the Investment Fewer claims do not equate with a policy’s value  Whenever there’s an article in the news about title insurance, all too frequently there is criticism about the cost.  This perception … Continue reading

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Hardly Working?—–or Working Hard?—-The Best Job In The World.

ShareTweet I live in a small, peaceful condo complex in San Diego. I have been working at home for years, going into my office about twice a week. I love the peace and quiet of East County, and the complex’s … Continue reading

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A Long, Long Time Ago, Back in the Days of the Dinosaurs———

ShareTweet   …..people used to meet face to face. They would go to the local Stone-Age Coffee House, have a cup of Brontosaurus brew or Pterodactyl tea, look each other in the eye and have a conversation! Imagine that! The … Continue reading

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A Look Into The Near Future: Signs of Recovery or Just Bad Press?

ShareTweet           Excerpt from a recent N.A.R. Newsletter: Most Homes To Begin Building Positive Equity By Late 2015   The typical U.S. homeowner in a negative equity position will begin to build positive home equity by … Continue reading

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Who Will the Lenders Give Loans to?…. or Pretty Please Forgive Me…

ShareTweet In this mortgage meltdown mess, I often wonder how Lenders will survive in the next 5 years. In places like So Cal, Las Vegas and parts of Florida a huge percentage of people will have credit issues due to … Continue reading

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That Darned Toothpaste Tube…What Does This Have To Do With Real Estate?

ShareTweet   I don’t know about you, but I really love all natural products. I especially like natural toothpaste, and one of my favorites is Tom’s of Maine. The taste of natural mint and other flavors (fennel is my favorite) is so … Continue reading

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The Virtual Real Estate Brokerage and Office – WEB 3.0

ShareTweet I thought this post was really interesting and offerred some great insights into what Real Estate Brokerge of the future may look like. Via Brad Andersohn ~ Community Manager (ActiveRain): The Virtual Real Estate Brokerage and Office of the … Continue reading

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