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When I joined the ActiveRain blogging network in 2006, my main goal was to connect with other real estate agents and expand my sphere of influence. And indeed, the platform exposed me to a broad array of bloggers with varied backgrounds and interests. But one thing I never anticipated was to find a new outlet for...
A lot of my friends in the real estate business come to me with this question: "Where can my buyers go to find the lowest interest rate?"
Considering that I spent more than a decade working as a loan originator, and years before that in real estate sales, you’d think I could give them a clear-cut answer. Maybe I would have, a few years ago.
Yes, difficult times persist for many who work in the real estate profession, maybe even you. But these challenges should hardly keep you from engaging in public service. In fact, it’s during times like these that leaders can really shine.
Essentially, the right to post signs is a matter of free speech. Yet living cooperatively in society requires that we, as real estate professionals, must balance our right to free speech with the public’s right to safety and aesthetic standards.
At a time when business has never been more competitive, the arrival of new competitors—er, colleagues—can sometimes feel like a cause for serious jaw clenching. But it’s not always as bad as it seems, and here's the proof.