February 8, 2020

What’s for Sale . . . in Minneapolis’ “Linden Hills” Neighborhood

New & Improved Housing Stock ” and a Price to Go With! [Editor’s Note: The views expressed here are solely those of Ross Kaplan, and do not represent Edina Realty, Berkshire Hathaway (“Berkshire”), or any other entity referenced. Edina Realty is a subsidiary of Berkshire.] Once upon a time ” OK, until around a decade...
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“American Dirt”: What it Means to Have Nothing

The Kindness — and Evil — of Strangers Coyote: “I don’t like leaving people behind. I don’t like people dying in the desert. So I choose people who won’t die. Migrant: “I have no intention of dying.” Coyote: “No one intends to die.” Migrant: “Yes, but I intend not to die.” –“American Dirt”; p. 281. What...
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And Repeat: “Never Negotiate Furniture,” “Never Negotiate Furniture. . .”

Novice Realtors Rush In Where Pro’s Fear to Tread “Never negotiate furniture.” “Never negotiate furniture.” “Never negotiate furniture.” “Never negotiate furniture.” Realtors who don’t know the above rule ” or forget it ” soon get the opportunity to (re)learn it. That’s because negotiating the sale of personal property, particularly furniture, can be more challenging than...
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Realtors With ADHD

I don’t know if Realtors suffer disproportionately from Attention Deficit Disorder.** But, I did just hear a story at a continuing ed class, about an agent who got this t-shirt from his spouse for his birthday: “My wife thinks I have ADHD. I don’t think so. Hey, look! A chicken!” **Getting emails, texts, and phone...
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