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Real Estate Agent - Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395 - BRE# 01494165
A Southern California Coastal agent's perspective on real estate and other things that interest me! Based in Laguna Beach, Real Estate is my passion.

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2012 

  Uh oh....alert, alert...run, hang up the phone...mumble something, ANYTHING. Apologize!! Say Something! Oh yes, this was the answer on the other end of the phone when I called a former buyer to check in. This was really just a follow up call (not designed in anyway to remind them that if they ...
06/24/2012
  The obvious answer is "YES"!! We are inspired all the time from feel-good stories of people doing extraordinary things. This weekend I started reading a wonderful book: "Eat and Run" by Scott Jurek Scott's book is about his journey to Ultra-Running...100 miles and up at a time. I have no desir...
06/23/2012
I just came home from the emergency room. No this trip was not real estate related, but it applies nonetheless. What prompted this visit? A simple visit to the supermarket to pick up some avocados for a sudden guacamole urge. My friend and I have an afternoon in the sun and decided that the chips...
06/22/2012
  "Turn Right At Machu Picchu" is actually a book written by Mark Adams. I haven't read it yet...I'm not going to Peru this week, my son is. My 16-year old son has been working for his Gold Medal Congressional Youth Award. So far we have reached the Gold Certificate level and have submitted for ...
06/20/2012
  Customer Service has been a theme of blog posts on Active Rain the past few days....so never one to miss a party...I thought I'd throw in a recent experience of mine. Sprint Oh, maybe I shouldn't have said that! Oh well, they need to live up, or down, to their customer service. In this case, t...
06/20/2012
    That's right...just relax, there is nothing but time. You have finally found the "perfect" property and now you know exactly what to do... NOTHING!!!! No offerNo questionsNo movementNo nothing Oh sure...that's going to work. You are absolutely, definitely, miss this opportunity. This is not ...
06/15/2012
I would never normally ask for a featured post...that seems so self-serving :). And frankly, I don't care if this is just sent by Daily Drop. See? I can be reasonable. But seriously....I think this question and the answers could be helpful for all of us, so I truly hope it is featured. What I'd l...
06/13/2012
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  Change is constant! Isn't that what we are told? So if it's a constant event in our lives, why is it so hard? The problem is that normally there is a choice that comes with the change. *Should we move*Should we start college/training*Should we change careers*Should we marry this person Whateve...
06/11/2012
  "Toto, we're not in Kansas anymore" The practice of real estate rarely does operate in "Kansas." I think of Kansas as the heart of America....solid, practical, reasonable and honest. It feels like right now most of what I do is the opposite of these qualities. Especially working with short sal...
06/09/2012
  I'm a hockey fan!! Actually to be more specific, I'm a fan of my hockey-playing son. Since he was 8 years old, and hockey came to Southern California, I have watched him race around the ice.  My son was good....not great....but good. He was Captain of many of his teams. I loved to watch him pl...
06/06/2012
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