Nov

16

Mod Squad

Tonight, I am plotting my strategy for tomorrow’s brokers open house tour. I peruse the listings that will be open, review the ones I’ve already seen, dismiss the ones that aren’t particularly relevant to me at the moment, and come up with a list of properties I intend to visit. This list is usually winnowed […]

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Jun

23

Early Morning Signing

People who know me even just a little will tell you that I am not a morning person. Because I’m not! But for the important moments in life, I can make an exception. Like when I’m getting up to go skiing, or to the airport to start my vacation. Or, take this morning for example, […]

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Jun

11

Hey Red

In a city of endless drab weather usually accompanied by the clothing to match, it hits me as almost psychedelic to have such a colorful person in our midst. And a perfectly pulled together colorful person at that. A. Carol McDaniel, a fellow Realtor who is often dressed to the nines and exotic! As seen […]

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Mar

16

Sign-less in Seattle

I have an objection to For Sale signs that line up in front of condominium buildings because they make the building look like everyone’s trying to get out on a fire sale – desperate, or pathetic even. Especially when the signs stay installed for the 132 days of market time that condos on Capitol Hill […]

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Jan

25

Final Hours For Clock Hours

Tomorrow is my birthday. And on this particular birthday. I am required to renew my real estate license which involves submitting proof that I have completed continuing education classes in the amount of 30 hours. In previous years, I attended the Education Conference hosted by the Washington Association of Realtors held at a Seatac hotel […]

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Dec

27

Trying Houses On For Size

When looking to buy a house, this is what we do at each one we see: We look around, admiring, questioning, critiquing. We think about how we might use the spaces. We mentally arrange our furnishings or the furnishings we might one day have. We think about grocery shopping, attending the neighborhood school, our commute […]

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