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What Families Really Need After a House Fire

After a local couple lost their home to a fire, three things happened, the first being the instant homelessness of the couple and their two children. Next, since these were people I cared about, I organized a collection to help them start over, and put out a public invitation for anyone to contribute. Then I noticed people tended toward thinking one of two things. Either “Oh my goodness! How can I help?’ or ‘What…

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What I’m About to Do Is Either Really Risky or Really Brilliant

I’ve started doing something I have never done before. Every week I travel for work, from one property to another, sometimes an hour away, and I drive across every patch of prairie in between because that’s the life of a real estate professional.  I have no problem with that. I actually love the drive, the -- *DING* Sorry, that was my phone. Hang on a sec. Okay. There. We’re good. Where was I? Oh…

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Recruiting Season in Real Estate-Should I change brokerages?

Realtors are independent contractors. We are individuals with our own mindset toward business. Yet, we all belong to a team as well.   I found myself relating the mindset of a Realtor with the different positions played in hockey.   I imagine how the players are positioned on the ice just before the puck is going to be dropped. They look up and all they can see in front of them is the players on…

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