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2008 

There is no question that being bilingual in this market (Southeast Florida) is a hugh advantage.  I find that I speak Spanish in the office & with customers probably 50% or more of the time--a remarkable percentage outside of Miami!  Still, I have to watch myself.  I find that I become lazy.  Wh...
03/28/2008
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Yesterday, the board of realtors that I belong to had its members go to a local events' venue to exchange electronic (Supra) keys.  To receive the new key, we had to bring our old keys & the "cradles" where the keys were updated daily.  But that's not what had been thinking as I left the area.  I...
03/26/2008
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I'm living across the street from a home that was just listed as a "short sale".  Did I know that my neighbors were having financial difficulties & had overpaid for the home?  Yes & Yes.  But I'm glad that I didn't get that listing.  I haven't done any short sales but everything I've read & heard...
03/19/2008
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I have an overpriced listing which the owners refuse to reprice.  Another mistake, thinking that owners would re-price during the listing.  Nonetheless, I decided to hold a mini open house at the listing, not to sell it but to see who might stop by (i.e. to get leads).  Good thing I did.  The fir...
03/17/2008
Yesterday, I'm painting my house when my neighbor stops by & asked me "How did you sell that house???  What did you do?"  He was amazed that I'd sold our neighbor's home down the street.  I told him that I took care of business: when the homeowner left the state for 2 months, I  kept her in touch...
03/09/2008
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A sales associate in my office knows virtually nothing about computers & hates technology, but is an awesome lister---I doubt there has ever been a listing she has refused.  In this market, however, that strategy doesn't necessarily pay off.  She is struggling to get anything to pending status b/...
03/06/2008
I just received a query from a new agent asking how an agent gets paid when showing single family rental listings.  Since my technological skills are basic at best, I couldn't figure out how to respond to this agent other than doing it on my blog.  So here goes to New Agent:  You definitely get p...
03/03/2008
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