Monthly Archives: October 2010

Ever considered the notion that your perception might not match reality?

This morning, I sat down in front of the computer and asked my family what I should write about (as I sometimes do when my brain is vapor-locked). My wife said: “Perception” My 11 year daughter said: “Similes, metaphors, comparisons & … Continue reading

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“Don’t spend money you don’t have!” (and other Fatherly advice)

Doesn’t it drive you crazy when you get yourself into a pickle and you hear: “I told you so!” ? “If only you had LISTENED to me . . . ” My paternal instincts come forth often as I coach … Continue reading

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Business gets a LOT easier when . . .

WHEW! I’ve heard a LOT of frustration out there with pesky little details like uncertainty of the process and/or rules . . . Unpredictability of the flow of transactions through the lending process . . . Lack of communication throughout … Continue reading

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US Housing Market Forum with Senator Bob Corker

This morning, i attended a fascinating forum hosted by Senator Bob Corker who was really using this forum as a means of picking the brains of a whole room full of REALTORS, Lenders, Bankers, and executives. The event was moderated … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Coffee – Snail mail isn’t just for bills and ads

Good Monday morning to ya! Its a rainy one in Nashville. Times have changed, haven’t they? Do you remember the last time you were excited about going to your mailbox to get your mail? These days, I’d venture to say … Continue reading

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So – Do we SELL a house to a Buyer?

I’m a believer that we cannot SELL a house to a Buyer. No! REALLY! The house has to do all the selling . . . by being in the right place (location) at the right time in the right condition with … Continue reading

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The Relevance of the Closing Date

Here in Tennessee, Line 142 of the standard Purchase and sale Agreement reads: “A. Closing Date: This agreement shall be closed (Evidenced by delivery of warranty deed and payment of purchase price), and this agreement shall expire, at 11:59 P.M. local … Continue reading

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