September 15, 2009

Catching Mistakes — Or Not

Nice Save by Edina’s Front Desk The difference between good and not-so-good Realtors isn’t just the Realtor — it’s often the quality of the support staff around them. Assuming the Realtor has support staff. I was reminded of that when Edina Realty’s front desk caught a mistake I made on a “tour request” form I...
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Big Rate Drop

The Fed’s “Mortgage Shopping Spree” Drowned out in all the health care reform discussion is a quiet — but big — drop in mortgage rates. As of this morning, rates on 30-year mortgages are being quoted at 5%. That’s a big improvement over just six weeks ago, when rates were in the mid-5’s — and...
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"Chubby Hubby" Competitor

Truth-in-Advertising?Breyer’s Ice Cream may want its marketing types to revisit the font choice for their new line of ice cream. It’s supposed to read “Double Churn.” Unfortunately, at least from more than five feet away, it looks a lot like “Double Chin” (at least to me). Or, maybe it’s just truth in advertising . ....
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