Monthly Archives: June 2010

Do You Stand Out in the Crowd? A Glimpse into the 2010 NAR Member Profile – Part II

We’re taking a “below the surface” view into the 2010 NAR Member Profile to explore some of the habits and business practices of today’s real estate agents. In Part I we looked at such segments of the report covering “who is the typical agent,” income of REALTORS and some of their technology habits. In this…

Do You Stand Out in the Crowd? A Glimpse into the 2010 NAR Member Profile

Q: What does Rhode Island, Montana, Delaware, South Dakota, Alaska, North Dakota, Vermont and Wyoming all have in common? A: They all have less people in their states than the National Association of REALTORS has members. The National Association of REALTORS (NAR) is America’s largest trade association, representing 1.2 million members involved in all aspects…

From One Blog to Another

If you asked a waiter, bartender of maitre’ D at one of your favorite restaurants for the name of a new place to eat or drink, would you trust their recommendation? If you asked you local golf club professional for a good place to play when you traveled on vacation, would you consider their advice?…

Little League Hustle – Big League Focus

The pre-game practice session has begun. Boys are playing catch and every once in a while, one of the Sea Wolves look across the field to catch a glimpse of the vaunted Sea Dogs. “Wow – they’re kind of big.” “I hear they only lost once and it was a close game.” “Who brought the…

Worms, Websites and Wisdom

I love reading books where you really get wrapped up in the story and find yourself pulling for the main character to succeed. Whether it was hoping for Harry Potter to escape the Chamber of Secrets or Mitch McDeere to stick it to the sinister lawyers in John Grisham’s The Firm, turning pages in hopes…

Studying for Your Mid-Terms?

We’re not quite to half-time in the 2010 year but it might be a great time for you to pull the car over to the shoulder and check your Triptik. Are you still on course for your original destination? 155 days are in the books for 2010. There are 210 left until the ball drops…