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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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Test Your Knowledge of Real Estate

Questions Can a person without a real estate license sign on a broker’s trust fund?According to DRE which is a more serious violation in a trust fund? Conversion or Commingling?Many people have paid off their California houses. What percentage do you think have mortgages on their homes now?A person leases a furnished apartment for one […]

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Dating In Today’s Marketplace

Dating and Real Estate Terms A student reader asked me to please send a copy of my shtick used in class about dating and real estate terms. Hadn’t done it in a long time, but it came back. Caravanning: Checking sources of possible dates, including online, friends, bars, etc.Open Listing: You are dating someone, but […]

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Job Interviews

Interview Performance Your life will many times change up or down from your performance in a job interview.  Being involved in this process for years I do have one conclusion. The graduates of today have not been taught how to handle interviews.  Not before, not during, and not after. This is a problem that should […]

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Time to Check Unclaimed Money Again

Every Year, I Post a Link Concerning the Vast Amounts of Unclaimed Money with the State of California. Every year, I get an email from someone who took less than a minute to enter their name or name of relatives, friends, etc. They will tell me that they found some money for someone dear to […]

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Academy Awards

So Many Movies, So Little Time. This year there are many repeat winners in all the different contests. The Director’s Guild, Producer’s Guild, Screen Actor’s Guild and others should know what they are doing. And they have shown agreement in many of the awards. Remember one rule in predicting the Oscars. Do not consider in […]

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Academy Award Nominations Are Out

Best Movies Nine movies this year. Ford v Ferrari, The Irishman, Jojo Rabbit, Joker, Little Women, Marriage Story, 1917, Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood, Parasite. DJ and I have a lot of catching up to do. Two movies that you should see even though they did not make the cut. “Knives Out” a mystery-comedy type; […]

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Great Jobs

Love What You Do A student said recently, “I would love your job, you just talk all day.”  I’ve had some great jobs.  One in Germany years ago was Athletic Director for USAF Germany, running Sports Events all over Europe. At Indiana University, I worked nights in the Girl’s Dorms making sandwiches, milk shakes, etc. […]

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