February 19, 2015

2015 Words of the Year (So Far): “Conflate,” “Elide”

Prepping for the SAT, 40 Years Later “As our circle of knowledge expands, so does the circumference of darkness surrounding it.” –Albert Einstein Who consults a dictionary more, smart people or . . . not so smart people? I sure hope it’s the former, because I’m constantly looking up new words (albeit online these days). “Conflated”...
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Starting a Deal on the 50-Yard Line

Strong Lender = Strong Deal  Normally, when Realtors think about financially qualifying a home Buyer, they think about what the listing agent — representing the Seller — does. Stuff like vetting the Buyer’s Pre-approval Letter (and making sure there is one!); interviewing the Buyer’s lender once an offer comes in; making sure the Buyer’s earnest...
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