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Customer Service Is Important; Recent Column In Realty Times Agrees ($6K Dollar Egg)

Realty Times The late Bob Hunt was a San Clemente Broker, Owner, Author, Bon Vivant, Ethicist, Producer, CAR Committee Chair, and friend. Every week he wrote an outstanding column for national distribution by Realty Times. A few years he discussed my friends Debra and Todd Duncan’s book on Customer Service. It was worth a read then […]

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Interview With DRE Executives Dan Sandri, Acting DRE Commissioner, and Sandra Knau, Assistant Commissioner for Licensing and Administration:  It was a sincere pleasure recently to interview these two long-time executives at the California Department of Real Estate. They were gracious with their time and were so informative. There were so many important items that should […]

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  By Summer Goralik: Former DRE Investigator, Lecturer, Author; Real Estate Compliance Consultant; Ethics Student Fundamentals of Broker Supervision In an effort to stay true to my own goals this year, I am writing a follow-up piece to my recent post on “DRE Compliance Goals”. That post, which you can read by clicking here, […]

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My Friend and Icon of the Real Estate Industry Bob Hunt died Saturday evening March 23rd. Tributes are coming in from all over California and the U.S. Wayne Bell, former California Real Estate Commissioner and a mutual friend summed everything up best in an email he sent to Nancy. When I asked Nancy for permission […]

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Bob Hunt Rides Again

Anyone Who Has Followed My Musings Knows That I Share Many Of Bob Hunt’s Articles We published a book together, “The Best of Bob Hunt”. In August we disagreed on an Ethics question.  The next day I saw our disagreement published in his weekly column.  Guess I have to start our talks with “Anything discussed […]

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Bob Hunt – Realtors’ Tax Initiative Draws Opposition

Interesting Article Posted After The Recent CAR Meeting Written by my friend and Ethics Guru, San Clemente’s own wizard. Realtors’ Tax Initiative Draws Opposition Some months ago (October-November, 2017) we wrote that the directors of the California Association of Realtors® (CAR) had voted to support a signature drive with the intention of placing a CAR-sponsored […]

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Peter Boutell: Lending A Hand

There are six people who are outstanding writers, they are students of Duane Gomer Education past and future, and I consider them all good friends. Number 5 in our series is Peter Boutell of Santa Cruz.  He has been a weekly Columnist for the Santa Cruz Sentinel for many years.  He has an extremely successful […]

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