December 20, 2010

"Top Ten" Snowstorm Winners

Monday Night Football. Outside. Tonight. Not everyone in the Twin Cities is put out by the second major snowstorm in barely 10 days (the Dec. 10-11 blizzard dumped up to 20 inches locally, the most in 19 years!). Herewith is my “Top 10” list of snowstorm beneficiaries: 10. Kids who just got new sleds —...
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Buyer Feedback: ‘Win, Place, or Show’

Category #4: ‘Out of the Money’ My favorite metaphor for how close a listing is to selling is temperature (“Listings and Pots of Water“). So, a new listing starts out at room temperature, heats up as showings (and second showings) accelerate, and reaches a boiling point by the time a strong offer (or two) comes...
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